As founder and director of the National Ballet of Cuba, Alonso personified the island's arts program under Fidel Castro's communist rule and she kept vise-like control over the troupe past her 90th birthday despite being nearly blind for decades.
By Peter Orsi, Andrea Rodriguez, Associated Press
Since the end of the Obama administration, the number of Cubans deported from the U.S. has increased more than tenfold to more than 800 in the past year.
By Adriana Gomez Licon, Gisela Salomon, Associated Press
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the ban is in response to "gross human rights abuses" in Cuba and supporting Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro.
By Associated Press
Increasingly, gas stations are running out with people still waiting in line because of a fuel shortage blamed on the Trump administration.
By Andrea Rodriguez, Michael Weissenstein, Associated Press
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
Changes announced by the Treasury Department will limit remittances to $1,000 per person per quarter when they take effect on Oct. 9.
By Associated Press
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the program forces Cuban medical professionals to work long hours and live in unsafe areas while advancing what he calls the Cuban government's "political agenda."…
By Michael Weissenstein, Andrea Rodriguez, Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press
Russia has not provided details about the purpose of its trip, but the Kremlin has moved to bolster Russia's military capability amid tensions with the West.
By Zoe Rohrich
The last American cruise ship pulled out of Havana for the foreseeable future Wednesday.
By Matthew Lee, Michael Weissenstein, Associated Press
A Treasury Department statement says the U.S. will no longer allow the group educational and cultural trips known as "people to people" travel to the island.
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