Latin America puts forward its films for the Oscars
Check out Latin America's submissions for Best Foreign Language Film at the upcoming Academy Awards.
Fidel Castro: Obama "stupid"
He's stepped down from the presidency, but not the pulpit.
Cuban protesters shut down
Protesters still struggling to spark unrest in Cuba
Richardson unfriends Cuba
Latest attempt to free jailed U.S. contractor falls short
First, Arab Spring. Next, “Cuban Autumn”?
Activists defy Castro government, but few follow.
Cuban rhythm, American jazz
It's not exactly the Buena Vista Social Club, but they can still jam.
Oil discovery in Cuba gets US notice
The US is watching closely as Cuba prepares to exploit deep-water reserves.
Castro: Not dead yet
The venerated former Cuban leader reemerges for a television interview.
Fidel Castro grants interview and breaks silence
Castro grants an interview and has his photograph published.
Jailed American going home?
Cuba has invited American envoy Bill Richardson to visit
New cars for Cuba
Cubans may finally be able to trade in their old tin cans.
Al Qaeda remains biggest threat to U.S, State Department report says
Al Qaeda remains the "pre-eminent terrorist threat" to the United States, according to a State Department report.
First 'gay' marriage celebrated in Cuba
A gay man and a transsexual woman were married Saturday outside Havana, Cuba, in what's being called the country's first same-sex marriage.
Cuba celebrates Fidel Castro's 85th birthday
Latino stars put on a song and dance, but there's not a Castro in sight.
As homes go up for sale in Cuba, racial and class lines return
Cubans will be allowed to buy and sell homes for the first time in 50 years.
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.