HAVANA Cuba's new president, Miguel Diaz-Canel, arrived in New York on Sunday for his first trip to the United States, where he will denounce the decades-old U.S. trade embargo on his country at the U.N. General Assembly, state-run media reported.
HAVANA Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel met U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker, who is on a trip to Havana to discuss tense bilateral relations and other "matters of common interest", state-run media reported on Thursday.
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban will donate $10 million to women's organizations following a seven-month investigation into sexual harassment allegations within the organization, the National Basketball Association (NBA) said on Wednesday.
BERLIN A German court on Tuesday released an Iraqi asylum seeker detained last month over the fatal stabbing of a Cuban-German man that set off violent protests by far-right radicals, his lawyer and a prosecutor said.
HAVANA Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel said in his first interview since taking office in April his government could not talk with U.S. President Donald Trump as long as Trump's administration kept its "abnormal" attitude toward the Communist-run island.
HAVANA Cuba's street vendors are bringing back the pregon, the art of singing humorous, rhyming ditties with double entendres about the goods they are selling, with some modernizing the tradition by setting their tunes to reggaeton. | Video
WASHINGTON Russia is the main suspect in U.S. agencies' investigation of mysterious illnesses in American personnel in Cuba and China, NBC News reported on Tuesday. | Video
HAVANA Cubans use them to fish, ferment wine, fix punctures or tie up hair; latex condoms have become the ultimate multipurpose tool on the Communist-run island where shortages of basic goods have forced locals to become masters of invention. | Video
LARNACA, Cyprus A 95-year-old British veteran of World War Two broke his own record on Saturday as the world's oldest scuba diver after taking the plunge to explore a shipwreck off Cyprus.
HAVANA The United States on Thursday revised its travel advisory on Cuba to "exercise increased caution," from "reconsider travel," a move that some in the tourism sector hope could help reverse a decline in American visitors to the Caribbean island.
UNITED NATIONS/BRUSSELS At a meeting in Washington after Donald Trump pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal in May, a senior U.S. official told European diplomats that their efforts to save the deal by protecting EU investment in the Islamic republic were pointless.