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Prince Charles visit shines spotlight on Cuba's classic British cars


HAVANA Cuba's rolling museum of vintage U.S. cars may be world-renowned, but it was the island's collection of British vehicles, from Jaguars to MGs, that were on display on Tuesday for Prince Charles and his wife Camilla during their historic trip to Havana.

Prince Charles meets Cuban president on historic trip to Havana

HAVANA Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, met with Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Monday during the first official British royal visit to the Caribbean island, even as Britain's top ally, the United States, seeks to isolate Cuba's Communist government. | Video

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Canadian judge says ex-Guantanamo inmate's war crimes sentence has expired

A judge in Alberta, Canada, ruled on Monday that the war crimes sentence of a Canadian man formerly held at U.S. military base Guantanamo Bay in Cuba has expired, making Omar Khadr a free man.

World, Mar 25 2019

Prince Charles becomes first British royal to visit Cuba

HAVANA Prince Charles and his wife Camilla landed in Havana on Sunday for the first official trip by the British royal family to Communist-run Cuba even as Britain's top ally the United States seeks to isolate the island nation. | Video

World, Mar 25 2019

Cuban migrants kidnapped at Mexican border released: newspaper

MEXICO CITY A group of Cuban migrants reported as kidnapped at Mexico's northern border has been released, a newspaper reported on Monday, as officials continued probing the disappearances of other migrants in the region.

World, Mexico Mar 18 2019

Prince Charles embarks on Caribbean tour including Communist-run Cuba

HAVANA Prince Charles and his wife Camilla embark on a Caribbean tour on Sunday during which they will become the first British royals to visit Communist-run Cuba, even as the island faces rising hostility from Britain's closest ally, the United States.

World, Mar 16 2019

Mexico to review report of kidnapped Cubans at northern border

MEXICO CITY Mexico's government said on Thursday that it would look into a report that Cuban migrants had been kidnapped by an organized crime group just south of the U.S. border, adding to existing probes into disappearances of migrants in the area.

World, Mexico Mar 14 2019

In Cuba, Obama's detente becomes history as Trump threatens

HAVANA Cuba has jettisoned rhetorical restraint toward the United States and is broadcasting footage of military defense exercises in the face of threats and new sanctions from the administration of President Donald Trump.

World, Mar 14 2019

Israel moves pristine corals after restricted beach reopens

EILAT, Israel For 50 years an Israeli oil company kept bathers and scuba divers away from a prime strip of beach in the Red Sea resort of Eilat. But it couldn't stop the sea life. | Video

Environment, Mar 13 2019

Pompeo blames Russia, Cuba for Venezuelan crisis; Rosneft rejects accusations

WASHINGTON/MOSOW U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday blamed Russia and Cuba for causing Venezuela's political crisis by supporting President Nicolas Maduro and said he had urged India not to help Maduro's government by buying Venezuelan oil.

World, Russia, Mar 12 2019

UK's weakened PM May still hoping to push her Brexit deal through

LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May will address her Conservative lawmakers on Wednesday, possibly to set out a timetable for her departure in a last throw of the dice to win support for her twice-rejected Brexit deal in parliament. | Video