Politics Apr 18

Cuba's President Raul Castro attends the 2008 May Day parade at Havana's Revolution Square. Photo by Sven Creutzmann/Reuters
Miguel Diaz-Canel, 57, chosen as next president of Cuba

The virtually certain unanimous approval of the National Assembly will install someone from outside the Castro family in the country's highest government office for the first time in nearly six decades.

World Oct 03

The Cuban national flag is seen over their embassy in Washington, D.C. Photo by Carlos Barria/Reuters
U.S. plans to tell Cuba to remove most of its embassy staff

The Trump administration will tell Cuba on Tuesday to withdraw 60 percent of its diplomats from Washington, American officials said. The move is a direct consequence of last week's U.S. move to cut its own embassy staff in Havana by…

World Nov 30

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Castro’s funeral procession retraces Revolution’s route

Fidel Castro’s ashes began a lengthy procession through Cuba on Wednesday, mirroring the legendary leader's post-revolution journey in 1959. At the time, Castro depicted himself as a national savior -- a view some Cubans still hold today. Hari Sreenivasan speaks…

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