Cuba marks end of an era as Castro hands over to Diaz-Canel

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 - 10:40 GMT

Cuba's new president Miguel Diaz-Canel on Thursday became the country's first leader in nearly 60 years who is not named Castro.

Cuba tourism slides in wake of Hurricane Irma, Trump

Tue, 30 Jan 2018 - 11:43 GMT

Tourism to Cuba, one of the few bright spots in its ailing economy, has slid in the wake of Hurricane Irma and the Trump's restrictions on travel to the island.

Alaska Airlines discontinues Los Angeles-Havana daily flight

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 - 12:26 GMT

U.S. airline Alaska Airlines on Tuesday said it would discontinue a daily flight between Los Angeles and Havana, Cuba, after Jan. 22.

Cuba has duty to prevent attacks on US envoys: Trump

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 - 11:50 GMT

President Trump said Monday that Cuba has a responsibility to prevent further covert attacks on the health US diplomats at their mission in Havana.

Cuba says U.S. decision to reduce Havana embassy staff is "hasty"

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 - 06:37 GMT

The U.S. decision to reduce staff at its Havana embassy was hasty, said Cuba's Foreign Ministry chief for U.S. Affairs Josefina Vidal

After Irma, tourists party and Cubans take a dip in flooded streets

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 - 12:31 GMT

In the wake of Hurricane Irma, foreign tourists partied in the coastal resort of Varadero and some Cubans swam in the flooded streets of central Havana.

Hurricane floods leave Cubans waist-deep in water

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 - 09:42 GMT

Residents of Cuba's historic capital Havana were waist-deep in floodwaters Sunday after Hurricane Irma swept.

Havana braced for floods after Hurricane Irma rakes Cuban keys

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 - 11:23 GMT

Hurricane Irma uprooted trees and tore off roofs in Cuba on Saturday with 125-mile-per-hour (200-km per hour) winds that damaged hotels in the island’s best-known beach resorts .

US says Cuba must investigate attacks on diplomats

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 - 08:46 GMT

The US said Friday it holds Cuba responsible for investigating an apparent sonic attack that left several of its diplomats in need of medical treatment.