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Miguel Diaz-Canel
Sum­mit of the Amer­i­c­as: A squan­dered op­por­tu­ni­ty at crit­i­cal time
US Pres­i­dent Joe Biden’s de­ci­sion to ex­clude the pres­i­dents of three coun­tries has over­shad­owed the sum­mit’s agen­da.
9 Jun 2022
US ac­cus­es Cuba of us­ing up­com­ing sum­mit as pro­pa­gan­da
The White House has said it has not yet sent out in­vi­ta­tions for the June 6-10 sum­mit and re­fused to pro­vide de­tails.
19 May 2022
Cuban ho­tel blast death toll ris­es to 35, of­fi­cial says
Res­cue teams are comb­ing through rub­ble of his­toric Ho­tel Sarato­ga, where mas­sive ex­plo­sion also in­jured dozens.
9 May 2022
‘It was hor­ri­ble’: At least 22 killed in Ha­vana ho­tel ex­plo­sion
Cuban pres­i­dent’s of­fice says pre­lim­i­nary in­ves­ti­ga­tion in­di­cates blast at Ho­tel Sarato­ga was caused by gas leak.
6 May 2022
Cuba protests: The eco­nom­ic woes dri­ving dis­con­tent
Cuba’s econ­o­my shrank by 11 per­cent in 2020, the sharpest con­trac­tion since the col­lapse of the So­vi­et Union.
16 Jul 2021
Cuba mu­si­cians sup­port protests, gov­ern­ment soft­ens stance
Cuba’s mu­si­cians have long sup­port­ed the state but many are speak­ing out in favour of pro­test­ers.
15 Jul 2021
Cuba eyes first of­fi­cial peso de­val­u­a­tion since 1959 rev­o­lu­tion
Au­thor­i­ties will also uni­fy Cuba’s two cur­ren­cies, keep­ing the peso but elim­i­nat­ing the con­vert­ible peso, Reuters said.
10 Sep 2020
Isle re­vival? Com­mu­nist-run Cuba loosens grip on small busi­ness­es
Cuba wants to jump start a state-dom­i­nat­ed econ­o­my hit hard by Venezuela’s im­plo­sion, US sanc­tions and a pan­dem­ic.
29 Jul 2020
Cuba re­opens: ‘Now we will have prob­lems with sup­plies’
‘From the eco­nom­ic point of view, the pan­dem­ic has been ter­ri­ble for me, but I hope every­thing will re­turn to nor­mal.’
3 Jul 2020
US-Cuba ten­sions on the rise five years af­ter his­toric thaw
A hos­tile Trump ad­min­is­tra­tion and crises in Venezuela have left the land­mark Oba­ma-era de­tente hang­ing in the bal­ance.
17 Dec 2019
EU stress­es sup­port for Cuba even as US hikes sanc­tions
The EU says it will con­tin­ue help­ing Cuba to de­vel­op its econ­o­my fol­low­ing reim­po­si­tion of US sanc­tions.
10 Sep 2019
Amnesty names five new po­lit­i­cal pris­on­ers in Cuba
Rights group says de­ten­tions show not much has changed since Raul Cas­tro hand­ed over pow­er to a younger leader in 2018.
27 Aug 2019
Cuban par­lia­ment unan­i­mous­ly ap­proves elec­toral law
The elec­toral law al­lows for both a pres­i­dent and a prime min­is­ter but bars a mul­ti­par­ty sys­tem.
14 Jul 2019
US cracks down on Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela
US Na­tion­al Se­cu­ri­ty Ad­vi­sor Bolton an­nounces new re­stric­tions and sanc­tions against the three coun­tries.
17 Apr 2019
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