HAVANA - U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker told Cuban officials on Wednesday that Washington wants to promote the Communist country's nascent private sector in order to maximize trade and build on newly restored diplomatic relations.
HAVANA - U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker told Cuban officials on Wednesday that Washington wants to promote the Communist country's nascent private sector to maximize trade and build on newly restored diplomatic relations.
WASHINGTON - They come in many shapes, sizes and hues, from Cuba's tiny bee hummingbird to the flightless ostrich of Africa's plains, Antarctica's emperor penguin and the Southern Ocean's majestic wandering albatross.
HAVANA - Cuba has purchased at least 30 million pounds (13 million kg) of U.S. chicken for delivery in October, traders told Reuters, ending a two-month suspension that Cuba attributed to a bird flu epidemic affecting the U.S. poultry industry.
NEW YORK - In August 2013, one of five men accused of helping carry out the September 2001 terrorist attacks met with his defense lawyers in the U.S. detention center in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
NEW YORK/LIMA, PERU - The race for Cuba's beach-front is on.
HAVANA - Cuba and the United States advanced toward restoring scheduled airline service during two days of talks that concluded in Havana on Tuesday, with the potential to reach a deal this year, a U.S. official said.
HAVANA - Amnesty International on Tuesday declared a Cuban graffiti artist as the country's only prisoner of conscience, demanding the release of a man held for "disrespect of the leaders of the revolution" over a satire of Fidel and Raul Castro.
UNITED NATIONS - U.S. President Barack Obama shook hands with Cuban President Raul Castro at the United Nations on Tuesday in a rare one-on-one meeting between the former Cold War foes as they work toward improving relations after decades of animosity. | Video
UNITED NATIONS - Cuba and the United States can normalize ties only after Washington ends its trade embargo and returns the Guantanamo U.S. naval base to Cuban control, President Raul Castro told the United Nations General Assembly on Monday. | Video
BEIRUT/ANKARA - Islamic State fighters have seized villages close to the northern city of Aleppo from rival insurgents, a monitoring group said on Friday, despite an intensifying Russian air-and-sea campaign that Moscow says has targeted the militant group. | Video