15 hrs ago
Fidel Castro Hands Power To Brother 8 Years Ago Today
On this day exactly eight years ago, Fidel Castro handed power of the communist island over to his brother Raul Castro.
20 hrs ago
Prominent black Cuban dissident asks the Congressional Black Caucus...
Cuban dissident Yris Tamara Perez Aguilera personifies courage. The petite Afro-Cuban dissident has suffered beatings, imprisonment and sexual harassment at the hands of Raul Castro's goons in Cuba.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
International Tourism Declines by 1.4 Pct in Cuba
Foreign tourist arrivals are continuing to slow, declining 1.4 percent last month compared with June 2013, Cuban official media said Wednesday.
U.S. turns back Central Americans, welcomes 'dusty foot' Cubans
Yasel Lopez's journey to the United States was as harrowing as any endured by the thousands of people rounded up in recent months at the Mexican border - he survived days without food and water and the death of a companion on the three-week trip.
Question of the Day: Was son-in-law of Cuba's dictator involved ...
Lopez-Callejas is second to the right, next to Raul Castro, receiving a briefing on the new Port of Mariel facility.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Cuba takes a repressive turn under Raul Castro
Cuba's repressive and apartheid dictatorship under the iron grip of Raul Castro is supposedly the moderate regime open to "reforms" with which the U.S. should be seeking rapprochement.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
People's Daily Online
Cuba still under shadow of Washington's half-century-old embargo
China and Cuba, two traditional friends sharing a lot of visions and beliefs, are seeking closer ties as Havana moves to update its economy under the shadow of a half-century-old US embargo.
The China Post
Castro marks 61 years since revolution's start
Cuban President Raul Castro on Saturday officiated at a ceremony to mark the 61st anniversary of the guerrilla assault on the Moncada Barracks, widely regarded as the beginning of the Cuban Revolution.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Ecuador's dictator Correa seeks to emulate Cuba's monetary policy
Following in the footsteps of his tyranny mentors Fidel and Raul Castro , Ecuador's dictator Rafael Correa wants to make sweeping changes in the country's monetary policy.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Chinese president lauds Cuba visit as "total success"
Chinese President Xi Jinping says his latest visit to Cuba is a "total success" and he is full of confidence in the future of bilateral cooperation.
Malaysian National News Agency
PM Of Solomon Islands Inaugurates Embassy In Cuba
Visiting prime minister of the Solomon Islands Gordon Darcy Lilo on Thursday inaugurated his country's embassy in Havana, Cuba's official daily Granma reported.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Cuban president Castro's daughter reportedly on missing Air Algerian plane
The Associated Press reported Thursday afternoon that Cuban president Raul Castro's daughter, Mariela Castro, may have been onboard the Air Algerie jet that went missing early that morning.
Wreckage Of Missing Air Algerie Plane Found
An Air Algerie plane carrying 119 passengers that went missing mid-flight earlier this morning is believed to have crashed in Mali.
The Nation's sympathy for communism
Anne Hobson has more commentary on The Nation magazine's so-called report on Cuba where it morphs itself into a Sunday magazine insert of Granma .
Asia News Network
Havana/ New York: Xi Jinping hails friendship with Castro
Giving Fidel Castro a bronze bust of the Cuban leader as a young man, President Xi Jinping wished the revolutionary leader a happy birthday and said he felt glad to see him in good health.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Cuba Looks to Mangroves to Fend off Rising Seas
Many people in this tiny hamlet on the southern coast of Cuba remember when the shore lay about 100 meters farther out.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
China's Xi eyes increased investment in Cuba
Chinese President Xi Jinping met his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro in a visit to expand investment in the fellow communist nation, his last stop on a four-country Latin American charm offensive.
The Star Online
Xi to bolster trade with Cuba
Chinese President Xi Jinping meets his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro at the Revolution Palace in Havana, on July 22, 2014.
Release the Kraken!: Chinese dictator shadows Putin across Latrine America
It's being called a "rescheduling" rather than a "forgiving" of debt, but that makes little difference.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
The Washington Post
Oswaldo Paya's death in Cuba two years ago still awaits a proper investigation.
In the back seat was Oswaldo Paya, one of Cuba's best-known dissidents, who had championed the idea of a democratic referendum on the nation's future.