The Obama administration announced Friday the end of a U.S. economic embargo on Sudan, lifting trade and financial sanctions in an eleventh-hour push to expand ties with the long-estranged African government and build on positive signs of counterterrorism cooperation.
By Josh Lederman, Matthew Lee, Associated Press
The United States announced Tuesday that it will abstain for the first time in 25 years on a U.N. resolution condemning America's economic embargo against Cuba.
By Edith M. Lederer, Matthew Lee, Associated Press
After a ribbon cutting ceremony and a performance from a Cuban band, 150 passengers boarded the JetBlue flight flying from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to Santa Clara, Cuba.
By Nana Adwoa Antwi-Boasiako
The United States and Cuba have commenced talks aimed at normalizing long-strained relations, but support for this turning point is not universal. Gwen Ifill talks to Indira Lakshmanan of Bloomberg News from Havana about opposition from Capitol Hill and the…
By PBS NewsHour
By Bradley Klapper, Michael Weissenstein, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is putting a large dent in the U.S. embargo against Cuba as of Friday, significantly loosening restrictions on American trade and investment.
By George C. Lodge
George Cabot Lodge asks why Republicans want to deny the Cuban people the better life that he predicts will come with U.S. investment in their country and deny American business new opportunities.
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With rising talk of war, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei rallied his public Friday in prayers broadcast on state television -- warning the U.S. against any military strike or oil embargo and calling Israel "a cancerous tumor that should…
The Obama administration is expected to ease travel and financial embargoes with Cuba in broad policy changes that have sparked debate between those in favor of starting a dialogue with Cuban leaders and those who advocate continuing the restrictions. Analysts…
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