Cuba’s new hit film tackles inequality
A film about two boys — one rich, one poor — is really striking a chord on the socialist island.
Cuba: For macho island, a shift on civil unions
Cuba is close to recognizing civil unions for same-sex couples.
Hugo Chavez sets sights on another term despite cancer treatment
The Venezuelan leader claims to have "more strength than before" to lead the country for another six years.
Chavez seeks return to Cuba for chemotherapy
A National Assembly vote is likely to grant permission.
Smoking rates: Lighting up in Latin America
Nearly 3.8 billion people worldwide live in countries with some kind of anti-smoking measure.
Chavez's illness spells trouble for Cuba
Cuba depends on Venezuela for billions of dollars in subsidies that could disappear if Chavez doesn't recover.
Cuba’s hot publishing house? A house of God.
Debates about Cuba's earthly problems are taking place in an unlikely forum.
Hugo Chavez's ill health and silence sparks concern in Venezuela
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has fallen silent since undergoing surgery in Cuba two weeks ago.
New "Che" Guevara diary of the revolution published in Cuba
"Diary of a Combatant" documents the three-year guerrilla campaign that resulted in the overthrow of Batista and Castro taking power.
With a little help from Venezuela, Cuba emerges from the data dark ages
Cuba, the least connected country in the hemisphere, awaits high-speed internet.
Preserving Hemingway's legacy in Cuba
Politics have gotten in the way of scholarship. But the recent easing of the US embargo is helping further preservation efforts at Ernest Hemingway's Cuban estate.
World peace, mapped
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What does it mean to be a leftist in Latin America?
It's hard to identify common policies or even a common ideology among many Latin American leftists.
Cuban may allow citizens to travel overseas, buy property (VIDEO)
Cuba may allow its citizens to travel overseas in the first time in 50 years and will also legalize the sale of real estate and cars, as part of a new economic strategy.
Juan Wilfredo Soto, Cuban dissident, dies after detention
He was allegedly beaten by police days earlier.
Cubans told high coffee prices mean they must drink a java-pea blend
Cuba has told its coffee-loving citizens that high world coffee prices mean they must again revert to a java blend mixed with peas.
Cuba: catching kleptocrats
As soon as the government eases up its controls, company managers tend to start cooking the books.
White House condemns WikiLeaks Guantanamo document release (UPDATES) (VIDEO)
Media reported widely on military the files, which reveal the U.S. released dozens of "high-risk" detainees from Guantanamo Bay and held more than 150 innocent men for years.
Fidel Castro resigns as head of Cuba's ruling Communist Party (VIDEO)
Fidel Castro has confirmed his resignation from the leadership of the Cuban Communist Party, but says his brother Raul still runs everything by him.
Cuba marks the “victory of socialism”
Cuba’s Communists set to tweak the island's socialist system at historic gathering.
Analysis: Carter has magic touch in Cuba
Ex-president reminds why he could be a fix-it man in Havana.
Cuba jails US citizen Alan Gross
US subcontractor gets 15-year jail term in Cuba. Can Washington spring him?
Cuba reveals secret agent identities
In a special TV broadcast, Cuba discloses that "Agent Emilio" spent 10 years posing as an opposition journalist.
A simmering cyberwar with Cuba
Cuba is worried the US will use the internet to foment uprising on the island.
Cuba: Bread running short at bakeries
Entrepreneurs may be buying flour on the black market, causing shortages.
US eases travel restrictions to Cuba
Analysis: Obama relaxes rules, though further improvements unlikely for US-Cuba relations.
Cuba trades doctors for dollars
Cuba is turning a tidy profit on other nations' crude oil.
Cuba: pirates with permits
Cuba's new economic reforms bring out the DVD bootleggers.
Cuba: Saving socialism, with help from the market
Changes include more investment, ending ration system and liberalizing real estate market.
Cuba-US relations: cultural warmth, political freeze
What a little music and dance can't fix.
Cuba's creeping anxiety
Jobs are disappearing and Fidel Castro is warning of nuclear war. It's an uneasy time in Cuba.