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Castro says Cuba will not abandon Venezuela despite US ‘blackmail’

Cuba is a loyal friend to Venezuela, stating it would not abandon its leftist ally despite threats from the United States.

Cubans have high hopes for their little-known new leader

After taking over from Raúl Castro as President of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel must now live up to his fellow Cubans' expectations.

Cuba vote opens final chapter of Castro era

The election in Cuba to ratify a new National Assembly will serve as a preview of the post-Castro era.

Cuba’s Santeria priests wax positive as transition from Castros begins

They regard Raúl Castro's impending retirement as divinely inspired.

Raul Castro to step down as Cuba’s president in April 2018

This means the 86-year old will stay on 2 months longer than previously anticipated.

Cuba delays historic handover from Castro to new president

The delay comes due to the effects of Hurricane Irma, which delayed the current political cycle.

Cuba honours Fidel on anniversary, eyes post-Castro era

One year after the death of former president Fidel Castro, Cuba is looking forward to a future less tied to its revolution.

Cuba starts Castro burial, entering post-Fidel era

Castro, who died on November 25 at age 90, will be laid to rest during a "simple" ceremony near the mausoleum of 19th century independence hero Jose Marti, said his brother and successor, President Raul Castro.