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NLC, Cuba, Mexico, Syria, Sierra Leone, Palestine, others rally support for...

By Isaac Aregbesola Some members of the diplomatic community in Nigeria, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and other activists have rallied support to end the U.S....

EU warns U.S. against exposing European businesses to lawsuits in Cuba

Brussels (Xinhua) The European Union on Wednesday warned the United States against potential moves that would impact European interests in Cuba. U.S. media reported earlier...

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...

Fidel Castro signs pro-Palestine manifesto

Havana (AFP) - Former Cuban president Fidel Castro has signed an international manifesto "supporting Palestine," demanding that Israel respect UN resolutions and withdraw from...

From the archives: Yoruba gods protect Fidel Castro – Cuban Babalawo*

(Reuters) - Yoruba gods protect ailing Fidel Castro from witchcraft and want to see him continue leading Cuba, the first priest of the Santeria religion...

Chikungunya virus reported in Cuba amid Caribbean outbreak

  Havana (AFP) - Cuban health authorities confirmed six cases of the mosquito-born chikungunya virus Wednesday, the latest in a spate of Caribbean countries reporting...

Special report: US secretly built ‘Cuban Twitter’ to stir unrest

By Desmond Butler, Jack Gillum and Alberto Arce WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government masterminded the creation of a "Cuban Twitter" — a communications network designed...

Cuba hikes salaries for doctors, nurses

By Anne-Marie Garcia HAVANA (AP) -- Cuba is giving hundreds of thousands of medical workers raises that in some cases exceed 100 percent, official media...

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