The Cuban economy is stagnant, with tourism numbers flat and aid from Venezuela far below its historic peak as Cuba's oil-rich chief ally fights through its own long crisis.
By Michael Weissenstein, Associated Press
General Assembly resolutions are not legally binding and are unenforceable, but they reflect world opinion and the vote has given Cuba an annual stage to demonstrate the isolation of the U.S. on the embargo.
By Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press
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
By 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 Andrea Rodriguez, Michael Weissenstein, 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 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.
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