President Donald Trump has extended the Trading with the Enemy Act, one of the legal grounds for the decades-old economic, trade and financial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba.
A plane carrying 104 passengers has crashed shortly after taking off from Jose Marti airport in Cuba’s capital, Havana
The Castro brothers’ six-decade grip on power in Cuba approached its end Wednesday as the country’s National Assembly named number two Miguel Diaz-Canel as the sole candidate for the presidency.
Cuba’s National Assembly will elect a new president today and announce the replacement for Raul Castro tomorrow, an unusual two-day process that will install someone from outside the Castro family in the country’s highest government office for the first time in nearly six decades.
The oldest son of late Cuban leader Fidel Castro killed himself yesterday after months of treatment for depression, state media reported. He was 68.
The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Cuba have signed a trade agreement aimed at improving trade relations between Havana and the 15-member regional grouping.
The United Nations General Assembly last week adopted a resolution underlining the need to end the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the United States against Cuba.
Cuba on Monday began a five-month political transition expected to end with Raul Castro’s departure from the presidency, capping his family’s near-total dominance of the country’s political system for nearly 60 years.