Legend of the Cuban cigar
Cuba's Habano shop is a mecca for cigar aficionados worldwide. If only more Cubans could afford the good stuff.
Cuba expands citizens' access to the Internet
Unfortunately, for many Cubans, the new public Internet centers will be too expensive to use.
Jewish in Havana: No rabbi but plenty chutzpah
Jews say their small community in Cuba dates back to Columbus. Many fled after the revolution, but a proud few remain.
Gay and prouder in Cuba
Cuba's gay and transgendered population can live more in the open than perhaps any time in history, but some problems persist.
Home team disadvantage: Has the embargo on MLB sparked soccer frenzy in Cuba?
They still worship their long favorite baseball pastime. But now more and more young Cubans are boldly swapping the bat and ball for soccer.
Guantanamo shuts down Internet service after Anonymous threat
Anonymous had threatened to 'disrupt activities' at the Guantanamo Bay prison to support inmates there who are on a hunger strike.
Guantanamo camp burns through $900,000 a year per inmate
The mega price tag is just one reason President Barack Obama cites in his renewed push to close Gitmo.
Brazil to hire 6,000 Cuban doctors to serve in remote areas
Brazil is planning to hire 6,000 Cuban doctors to serve in remote parts of the country where medical services are lacking or nonexistent.
A specter is haunting Cuba
Analysis: Prosperity, once unthinkable in Cuba, looms as the largest threat to the Castro regime.
Cuba to remain on terrorist sponsor list, State Department says
The US government compiles a list of countries that sponsor terrorism, which currently includes Sudan, Syria and Iran, in its annual terrorism report.
Castro's daughter Mariela to attend gay rights event in US
In turnaround, US will allow Castro's daughter to attend Philadelphia gay rights event.
Extra medics sent to Guantanamo as hunger strike persists
Now 100 of the 166 prisoners have stopped eating, and 21 are being force-fed through nasal tubes.
Ex-Guantanamo detainee to appeal US conviction from Canada
Omar Khadr said to be "looking forward" to the suit.
Venezuela's Maduro cozies up to Cuba
Maduro calls relations with Cuba "more a brotherhood than an alliance."
UPDATE: Guantanamo hunger strike: Number of detainees participating rises to 100
The number of detainees at Guantanamo Bay on hunger strike has risen again, this time to 100.
Conrado (Connie) Marrero, world's oldest baseball major-leaguer, turns 102 in Cuba
Happy birthday, Conrado Marrero.
Cuba's opposition group Ladies in White finally collects prize awarded in 2005
Members of the Cuban opposition group Ladies in White have finally collected their Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, which was awarded in 2005.
Half of Guantanamo detainees on hunger strike
Officials say half of Guantanamo's 166 prisoners are refusing to eat.
Over a third of Guantanamo detainees on hunger strike, Pentagon says
Dozens detainees are on a 10-week hunger strike. Fifteen are being force-fed liquid nutrients.
Marco Rubio says Jay-Z needs to 'get informed' on Cuba (VIDEO)
The Florida Senator slammed Jay-Z for his recent trip to the island nation.
LISTEN: Jay-Z talks about controversial Cuba trip and Obama in new song (VIDEO)
The rapper posted 'Open Letter' to his Life + Times blog this morning.
Musing about policies toward China, North Korea, Israel and Cuba
Commentary: How Kerry can influence change in outdated US thinking.
Fidel Castro warns North Korea not to risk nuclear warfare with US, South
Fidel Castro, the Cuban revolutionary leader, has warned longtime ally North Korea that it should not risk a war which could "affect more than 70 percent of the world's population."
For Cuba’s traveling dissidents, an anxious return
Will Castro opponents face retaliation back home?
VP Diaz-Canel: Cuba’s man on the make
Introducing Raul Castro's new No. 2, Miguel Diaz-Canel. He's under 80, but does he bring the new blood Cuba will need when Castro retires?
Guantanamo prison hunger strike grows
A hunger strike among prisoners at Guantanamo Bay has grown to include 28 of the prison's 166 inmates.
Guantanamo Bay hunger strike cases nearly double
Hunger strike cases at Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba have nearly doubled on inmates' frustration that the detention camp is still open.
Castro on Chavez: We've lost our 'best friend'
Cuban leader mourns Chavez's passing.
In the shadow of El Comandante
Hugo Chavez inspired like-minded leaders, but was also their cautionary tale.
Many mourn Chavez loss across the Americas
"My heart hurts as if I'd lost a family member," said one Havana resident. "I don’t see anyone who will take his place in defending us,” said a passerby in La Paz.
Why getting cut from the Olympics could actually help baseball
It may have been a blow, but being excluded from the Olympics has given the sport time to think.