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Cuba has announced its first three cases of covid-19

An official statement read Wednesday on state television’s evening news, Cuba announced its first...

U.S. Restricts Remittances To Cuba, Bans Donations

The United States Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control amended the Cuban Assets...

Cuba Won’t Yield to Pressure or Threats: Diaz-Canel to Rubio

Cuba will not yield to “pressure or threats” from the United States, President Miguel...

Cuba debuts modern Chinese train

HAVANA (AP) — The first train using new equipment from China pulled out of...

US travel restrictions hit Cuba’s private sector

The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed new travel restrictions on US citizens traveling to...

Cuba launches widespread rationing in face of crisis

Associated Press – HAVANA — The Cuban government announced Friday that it is launching...

Trump declares economic war on Cuba

Speaking in Miami on April 17, the anniversary of the United States’ failed 1961...

Havana’s collapsing colonial charm

In Cuba, the government guarantees everybody a place to live, but away from the...

Cuban Pharmaceutical Museum is ‘Memory of the World’

Literature from the Pharmaceutical Museum in Matanzas, Cuba, were recognized Thursday as "Memory of the World" by the United Nations...

Cuba Sees EU Effort to Sidestep Iran Sanctions as Blueprint to Break US Embargo

Cuba is watching closely the development of the Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV), which the...

‘Unscientific Fiction’: Moscow Denies Plans to Reopen Military Bases in Cuba

The Russian Foreign Ministry has dismissed as “unscientific fiction” media reports about Russian military...

Turn Off Your Phone!

HAVANA TIMES – Along with “Citizen, your ID Card please,” “Turn off your phone!”...

Cuban Farmers Shrug Off Promise of Private Ownership

MATANZAS, CUBA — Cuba’s decision to change its constitution and allow private property ownership...

Cuban Authorities Play a Dangerous Game by Granting a Little Bit of Freedom

The Cuban experiment has been an unmitigated failure and disaster. It has achieved virtually...

Cuba celebrates National Rebellion Day

Santiago de Cuba, Jul 26 (RHC) Cubans celebrate today the National Rebellion Day, established...

Cuban reforms stress free market, private property and investment

Cuba is planning a series of potentially far-reaching changes, with a new constitution set...

Arrested in Cuba for Celebrating the 4th of July

Every 4th of July the independence of the first nation of the Americas, the...

Mysterious New Spy Radar Appears in Cuba

A new “signals intelligence” facility appearing in satellite imagery of Bejucal, Cuba, over recent...

Storm Alberto Hits Cuba Hard

Four people have been killed and damages to the infrastructure in Cuba, as a...

Road Accidents in Cuba: Who’s to Blame?

HAVANA TIMES — Lieutenant Colonel Roberto Rodriguez, Head of the National Traffic Board, announced...

Cuba Plane Crash: Company ‘Had Safety Complaints’

Solidarity and investigations after the accident. Cuban authorities are investigating the air crash, with...

Cuba is Changing Its Politicians but Not Its Politics – Observers

Instead of preaching to others about the alleged flaws in their electoral systems, Washington...

Cuba and the New China Model: why it would never work on the island

Over the years I have debated with friends and foe over U.S. – Cuba...

Cuba’s new president: What to expect of Miguel Díaz-Canel

Cuba has a new president – and for the first time in six decades,...

Meat shortage in Cuba, either you steal or you starve

Those familiar with the island’s history will remember that Cuba lost its financial backing,...

Raúl Castro: From Dictator to Puppet Master of Cuba’s Next Government

Less than a month before Raúl Castro officially leaves power in Cuba his successor...

After High Election Turnout, Council of State Vote Awaits

With voter turnout for Cuba’s legislative election Sunday at almost 80%, the island completed...

Is Cuba a good place to live in?

That depends. For most people, it´s not. More and more tourists are going to discover...

The Wonders of Cuba’s Horse-powered Ambulances

Anyone with a single shred of dignity would find it very difficult to live...

US Embassy in Cuba Will Operate With Minimum Personnel Beginning March 5

Staff at the US embassy in Cuba will be permanently reduced beginning next week...

Dissident life in Cuba has gotten worse, not better, after Obama and Pope’s visit

After a week of uncertainty, we finally heard from one of the founders of...

Cuban Revolution Turns 59

Since revolutionary forces ousted U.S.-backed dictator Fulgencio Batista on Jan. 1, 1959, the Cuban...

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