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Hemingway center opens in Cuba to preserve writer's work

Mar 31 2019

SAN FRANCISCO DE PAULA, Cuba A restoration center to preserve the work of Ernest Hemingway opened in Cuba on Saturday, highlighting an area of cooperation with the United States even as bilateral ties between the old Cold War foes have chilled again.

Prince Charles mixes mojitos, grinds sugar cane on last day of Cuba trip

Mar 27 2019

HAVANA His wife may have had some initial reservations about Cuban cuisine, but Prince Charles was so enchanted that he asked for some black bean croquettes to take away with him at a tasting session during the British royals' historic trip to Communist-run Cuba.

Cubans overwhelmingly ratify new socialist constitution

Feb 25 2019

HAVANA Cubans have overwhelmingly ratified a new constitution that enshrines the one-party socialist system as irrevocable while instituting modest economic and social changes, according to the national electoral commission.

Cuba sees high turnout at polls for constitutional referendum

Feb 25 2019

HAVANA Cubans flocked to the polls on Sunday in a vote expected to approve a new constitution that institutes modest economic and social changes while maintaining the one-party socialist system. | Video

Cubans expected to voice unprecedented opposition in constitutional vote

Feb 21 2019

HAVANA For the first time since the 1959 Revolution, Cuban voters on Sunday may express significant dissent, when they go to the polls to ratify a new constitution that institutes modest economic changes while maintaining the one-party system.

Cuba denies military in Venezuela, charges U.S. readies intervention

Feb 19 2019

HAVANA Cuba denied on Tuesday it has security forces in Venezuela and charged the statements were part of an orchestrated campaign of lies paving the way for military intervention in the South American country.

Cuban baseball welcomes first U.S. player in six decades

Jan 22 2019

HAVANA A 24-year-old student has become the first U.S. citizen to play in an official Cuban league in around six decades, just as Cubans are batting for U.S. Major League Baseball without having to defect under a historic deal made in December.

Cuba's Castro blasts United States on 60th anniversary of revolution

Jan 02 2019

HAVANA On the 60th anniversary of Cuba's revolution, ruling Communist Party leader Raul Castro blasted the Trump administration for returning to an outdated path of confrontation with the island nation and of intervening in Latin America.

Cuban lawmakers approve new constitution which heads to referendum

Dec 23 2018

HAVANA Cuban lawmakers on Saturday unanimously approved a revised draft of a new constitution that retains the island's one-party socialist system but reflects its socio-economic opening since the fall of the Soviet Union.

Cuban parliament green lights new constitution, heads to referendum

Dec 22 2018

HAVANA, Dec 22 Cuban lawmakers on Saturday unanimously approved a revised draft of a new constitution that retains the island's one-party socialist system but reflects its socio-economic opening since the fall of the Soviet Union.

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