Cuba invites Egypt to participate in 'Group of 77 and China' summit

Tue, 22 Aug 2023 - 07:56 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received Tuesday a phone call from his Cuban counterpart Bruno Rodriguez.

Egypt's acting health min., Cuban amb. discuss boosting cooperation

Mon, 18 Apr 2022 - 12:08 GMT

This came during Abdel Ghaffar's meeting with Cuban Ambassador to Egypt Tania Aguiar Fernandez to discuss means to boost cooperation between both countries in all the health domains.

Egypt aims for cooperation with Cuba on vaccine production

Mon, 18 Apr 2022 - 10:43 GMT

The minister and the ambassador also discussed areas of possible cooperation in the sectors of healthcare and scientific research.

How did the United States turn into a great power?

Mon, 28 Feb 2022 - 09:11 GMT

Today marks the 125th anniversary of Britain's recognition of US authority over the Western Hemisphere, on February 28, 1897.

President Sisi greets Sudan, Cuba on national days

Sat, 02 Jan 2021 - 10:56 GMT

President Sisi sent a similar cable to Cuba's President Miguel Díaz-Canel to greet him on the anniversary of the country's Triumph of the Revolution.

Hemingway center opens in Cuba to preserve writer's work

Sun, 31 Mar 2019 - 10:43 GMT

Hemingway center opens in Cuba to preserve writer's work.

Putin to U.S.: I'm ready for another Cuban Missile crisis if you want one

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 - 11:01 GMT

More than five decades on, tensions are rising again over Russian fears that the United States might deploy intermediate-range nuclear missiles in Europe as a landmark Cold war-era arms control treaty unravels.

Cuba celebrates 60 years of revolution amid challenges and change

Wed, 02 Jan 2019 - 01:10 GMT

Cuba, long a source of inspiration for leftist Latin American governments, celebrated the 60th anniversary of its revolution on Tuesday facing increasing isolation in a region.

Cuban doctors head home, leaving Brazilian towns with no care

Thu, 22 Nov 2018 - 10:20 GMT

Cuban doctors began to return home after criticism by Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro prompted Cuba's government to sever a cooperation agreement.

U.S. presence at Cuba trade fair dwindles given Trump hostility

Tue, 30 Oct 2018 - 11:50 GMT

A yellow excavator, forklift and other heavy equipment made by U.S. firm Caterpillar gleam outside Cuba's annual trade fair.

U.S. State Department softens travel advisory on Cuba

Fri, 24 Aug 2018 - 12:00 GMT

The United States on Thursday revised its travel advisory on Cuba to "exercise increased caution.

Cuba opens discussion of constitution overhaul to citizens abroad

Sat, 04 Aug 2018 - 02:40 GMT

Cuba announced on Friday that its citizens living abroad could participate in a public debate over planned changes to its 1976 constitution.

United States urges Cuba to release two 'prisoners of conscience'

Tue, 26 Jun 2018 - 11:00 GMT

The United States on Tuesday urged Cuba to free two men who Amnesty International has called "prisoners of conscience.

U.S. withdraws from United Nations human rights body

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 - 12:50 GMT

The United States withdrew from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday accusing it of a "chronic bias against Israel.

Cuba confirms 110 killed in country's deadliest plane crash since 1989

Sat, 19 May 2018 - 10:04 GMT

Cuban authorities said the fiery crash of an aging Boeing passenger jet on Friday shortly after takeoff from Havana had killed 110 people, 99 of whom were Cuban.

Airplane crashes in Cuba killing more than 100, investigation underway

Sat, 19 May 2018 - 04:30 GMT

More than 100 people were killed when a Boeing 737 crashed soon after taking off from Havana in what appeared to be Cuba’s worst air disaster 30 years.

Cuban Boeing 737 crashes after taking off from Havana airport

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 05:41 GMT

A Boeing 737 plane crashed on Friday shortly after taking off from Havana's main airport, Cuban state-run website Cubadebate reported.

Despite hurricanes and Trump, Cuba retains charm for foreign tourism firms

Fri, 11 May 2018 - 04:06 GMT

New U.S. travel restrictions and a destructive hurricane season last year sucked some air from Cuba's tourism boom

U.S. carries out first prisoner transfer from Guantanamo under Trump

Thu, 03 May 2018 - 01:00 GMT

United States announced on Wednesday the first transfer of a prisoner from the Guantanamo Bay detention center under U.S. President Donald Trump.

Putin congratulates Cuba's new president on his election - Kremlin

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 - 06:46 GMT

Russia's President Vladimir Putin, spoke with Cuba's new President Miguel Diaz-Canel and ex-president Raul Castro over the phone on Friday.