Cuba athletes' travel to remain restricted
Professionals "deemed essential" are told they cannot leave the country.
Venezuela: National Assembly to meet, make decisions on Chavez inauguration
At issue: Can President Hugo Chavez be sworn in next week for another term?
Spanish newspaper ABC says Hugo Chavez in induced coma, on life support; Maduro affirms president's 'strength' (VIDEO)
Venezuela's VP challenged rumors about Chavez's health, while GlobalPost's correspondent in Havana said the truth about the ailing president's condition is unclear.
Can Kerry make friends with Cuba?
Probably not. While he’s a critic of US policy toward Havana, he’ll have a hard time actually changing anything.
2,012 words of 2012
Here are the buzzwords, the keywords, or just plain words, that were uttered time and again in 2012. This was an absurd amount of work. So please click on it.
Havana market offers Cuba a taste of capitalism in the dark
Havana now has a wholesale produce market. Is it here to stay — or just an apparition?
Cuban pierna asada
Roast pork: a dish for a country caught between two holidays.
Venezuela's Maduro to nation: pray for recovering Chavez, 'hard days' ahead
Chavez faces uphill recovery after "difficult" six-hour surgery.
Hugo Chavez's cancer surgery in Cuba a success: report
Chavez reportedly survives "complex" six-hour surgery in Cuba.
Nicolas Maduro named as Chavez's successor as the Venezuelan leader faces cancer surgery
Hugo Chavez has returned to Cuba to undergo more cancer treatment, and has for the first time named a successor.
Venezuela's Chavez returns from Cuba, ready to party (VIDEO)
After a long silence on a cancer recovery trip to Havana, Hugo Chavez is back in Venezuela just as his party gears up for a tough election.
Would Latin America accept Assad?
Analysis: Latin America has a history of being a popular paradise for disgraced foreign despots. Will Syria's Bashar al-Assad be next?
AIDS in Latin America: Epidemic stable, but still deadly
Progress in containing HIV/AIDS masks a threat to the region’s most vulnerable populations, experts say.
For Alan Gross, it’s hard time in Havana
As the US contractor rounds off a third year in Cuban prison, Gross’s family takes action against his employer and Washington.
Chavez travels to Cuba for more cancer treatment
The recently re-elected Venezuelan president needs more care in Cuba six months after radiation therapy there.
Cuba: Colombia’s peacemaker?
At the outset of Colombian peace talks in Cuba, FARC rebels have called a two-month cease-fire, but the Colombian government vows to continue hunting down the guerrillas. Can Havana help broker peace?
Cuba: Outrage, disbelief over latest dissident arrests
Detained blogger Yoani Sanchez's husband fumes to GlobalPost: Cuban government has 'no logic whatsoever ... I want to understand what they're thinking.'
Cuban dissident blogger Yoani Sanchez talks US election
Cuban government will consistently oppose whichever candidate is elected.
Cuba accuses US Havana mission of 'subversive' activities
Cuba's Foreign Ministry hits out at the US.
Cuba: The revolution will not be energized
No oil find means no easy way out for the island’s economic woes.
Sandy's first strike
Before hitting the US, the superstorm took a steep toll in the Caribbean.
Cuba's Santiago without power, water after Hurricane Sandy
Cubans in Santiago, the country's second-largest city, had no power or running water four days after Hurricane Sandy made landfall.
PHOTOS: Hurricane Sandy sweeps Caribbean, heads for US
Hurricane Sandy has been blamed in the deaths of at least 21 people in the Caribbean.
How Cuba won the missile crisis (PHOTOS)
Fidel Castro didn’t negotiate to avert nuclear war in October 1962. But he got the best deal.
Photos: Cuban missile crisis turns 50
The world marks the 50th anniversary this month of a deal to end the high-stakes US-USSR standoff that avoided nuclear disaster.
Chatter: Deadly Hurricane Sandy strikes Jamaica, Cuba
Hurricane Sandy spreads life-threatening rains and winds across the Caribbean, Syria may or may not have a ceasefire, and the UK exits recession - for now.
Hurricane Sandy gains force as it heads towards Jamaica, Cuba
Hurricane Sandy is the 10th hurricane this season, and forecasters say it could affect the Northeastern US next week.
Ozzie Guillen fired as Miami Marlins manager after 1 season
Instead of inspiring Marlins' Cuban fanbase, Ozzie Guillen enraged them by praising Castro.
Fidel Castro scoffs at rumors he is dying
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro said he doesn't even suffer from a headache in an article he published in state-media.
Castro suffered stroke, says Venezuelan doctor
Fidel Castro suffered a serious, 'embolic' stroke, according to a Venezuelan physician cited by The Miami Herald.
With new travel rules, most Cubans are free to go. Will they return?
Parsing Raul Castro's migration reform.