Four Cuban Americans are spending their own money to send others to Cuba
The Miami-area professionals modeled their program after Birthright Israel, which offers free trips for young Jews to learn about Israeli culture and connect with other Jews.
Chanel glitz comes to Havana but ordinary Cubans watch from afar
French fashion house Chanel staged its first Latin American catwalk show in Havana.
Fidel Castro blasts Obama's Cuba trip
Fidel Castro laid into Barack Obama after the US president's historic visit to Cuba in a testy newspaper column Monday, saying the communist island doesn't need any "gifts from the empire."
Rap duo Krudas Cubensi gives queer Afro-Cubans a voice
In a traditionally patriarchal society, a radical hip-hop duo is trying to advance queer rights.
The next visitors to blow Cubans’ minds: The Rolling Stones
‘It’s going to be an explosion, emotionally.’
Venezuelans in the US say their country is worse than 1960s Cuba
And some think it's time to give persecuted Venezuelans the same special benefits Cuban refugees in the US have enjoyed.
Obama stars in a Cuban sketch comedy video ahead of historic visit
Let's face it, the US president has good timing.
Obama in Cuba on historic visit
A small crowd of Cubans, chanting 'Viva Obama, Viva Fidel,' braved a tropical downpour and tight security to welcome the US president in downtown Havana on Sunday.
The secret story of the last presidential visit to Cuba
Featuring rum, hookers, smuggling and more.
Future American doctors train for free — in Cuba
Lillian Holloway couldn't afford to finish her degree in the US. In Cuba she studied tuition-free, and then came back to work.
What happened to these detainees after Guantanamo wasn't pretty
The transition to a new way of life, a new language, and a new continent has not gone smoothly.
7 things you should know about Guantanamo Bay prison
President Barack Obama on Tuesday unveiled a much-anticipated Pentagon roadmap aimed at finally closing Guantanamo Bay. Here are the key facts on the controversial military prison.
Dummy US missile disappears, turns up in Cuba
A dummy training version of a US Hellfire missile was shipped to Cuba after an apparent mix-up by commercial cargo handlers in Europe, a source said Friday, confirming media reports.
US and Cuba agree to resume commercial airline service
US airlines including American Airlines, Delta, JetBlue and United have all expressed interest.
Why so many Cubans are fleeing to the US and getting stuck on the way
The new migrant crisis at America's doorstep.
The pope wants Cubans to focus on themselves, but not too much
In his much anticipated mass in Havana, Pope Francis reminded Cubans that they serve people not ideas.
Will Pope Francis’ visit further open Cuba to the world?
The pope's politically charged visit is making waves, but whether it will lead to lasting change is another matter.
Cuba's Raul Castro will head to New York this month for the UN General Assembly
It will be his first known United States visit since shortly after the Castro brothers toppled a US-friendly dictator in 1959.
Pentagon chief Ashton Carter says Guantanamo has got to go before Obama does
Carter says the Pentagon is actively looking for alternative transfer sites for some of the remaining prisoners at Guantanamo.
The American flag is fluttering anew in Cuba today
US Secretary of State John Kerry is in Cuba today to witness the reopening of the US embassy after more than half a century.
It's official: The Cuban flag flies in Washington now
A embassies re-open in the US and Cuba, the two formerly hostile neighbors formally restore diplomatic relations. Of course, there's still that pesky embargo.
The company that brought you the ‘poop cruise’ is now sailing for Cuba
Carnival Corporation has gotten permission from the US government.
JetBlue launches New York-to-Havana charter flights
The airline now operates five weekly round trips to Cuba.
The US and Cuba are officially being nice to each other again
But as the Cold War cools down in one part of the world, it's heating up in another.
US and Cuba reach deal to reopen embassies
The United States and Cuba have reached a deal to reopen embassies in Washington and Havana, a US source said Tuesday, in a major step toward ending decades of Cold War enmity.
Cubans take heat for using the US Interests Section's free internet
Most ordinary Cubans can't afford the cyber cafes that offer a pricy but limited web service.
U.S. drops Cuba from list of state sponsors of terrorism
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Top US diplomat says 'significant differences' with Cuba remain
The major sticking points are human rights and freedom of expression.
France's Hollande meets Fidel Castro and urges end to Cuba embargo
Hollande's visit to Cuba was the first ever by a French leader.
US cigar makers brace for a Cuban invasion
As relations with Cuba thaw, the American premium cigar market —worth an estimated $2.6 billion — may be up for grabs.
Cuba has had a lung cancer vaccine for years
With a thaw in relations between the US and Cuba, CimaVax and other breakthrough drugs developed in Cuba may soon be available to Americans.