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Cuba to withdraw doctors from Brazil after Bolsonaro snub

Cuba said on Wednesday it would pull thousands of its doctors from Brazil after the South American nation’s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro questioned their training and demanded changes to their contracts.

How Cuba’s military assistance in Angola quickened apartheid’s fall

By Piero Gleijeses (09 July 2007) This year marks the 20th anniversary of the opening of the battle of Cuito Cuanavale, in south-eastern Angola, which...

Cuba set to build its first mosque

Despite being a predominantly Catholic state and having a generally chilly relationship with religion, Cuba might soon see its first mosque rise in Havana.   The...

US, Cuba restore full diplomatic ties after 50 years

By Mathew Lee and Peter Orsi WASHINGTON (AP) -- More than a half century of Cold War and lingering enmity came to an abrupt but...

US, Cuba poised to restore ties and open embassies

By Ramon Sahmkow and Jo Biddle Washington (AFP) - At a minute past midnight the United States and Cuba early on Monday will abolish one...

Tens of thousands fear deportation as US-Cuba relations thaw

By Alicia A. Caldwell and Curt Anderson MIAMI (AP) — With the United States and Cuba inching closer to fully restoring diplomatic ties, including re-opening...

Fidel Castro seen in rare public outing

Havana (AFP) - Cuban state television on Saturday broadcast images of former president Fidel Castro meeting cheese experts during a rare trip outside his Havana...

Cuba named first country to end mother-to-child HIV transmission

HAVANA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization on Tuesday declared Cuba the first country in the world to eliminate the transmission of HIV and...

Cuba builds first new church in 55 years

By ANDREA RODRIGUEZ HAVANA (AP) — Cuba has allowed construction of the country's first new Catholic church in 55 years, the church said Monday. Experts...

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