22 min ago | The Virginian-Pilot
In this sketch by courtroom artist Janet Hamlin and reviewed by the U.S. Department of Defense, the self-proclaimed terrorist mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, top left, with his gray beard streaked with reddish-orange dye, and the four other co-defendants, listen to the testimony of retired U.S. Navy Vice Admiral Bruce MacDonald, standing at ... (more)
4 hrs ago | KMIZ
The names of dozens of detainees held at the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, were released for the first time on Monday after a newspaper sued the federal government for the information.
5 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
Cuba's tourism arrivals shrank by nearly 5 percent in April compared to the same month last year, largely because of significant drops in visitors from the United States and southern Europe, according to official reports.
9 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville
Firefighters are getting a better handle on the most destructive wildfire ever in Colorado, but they're still struggling against hot spots that could threaten homes that have been spared by the massive blaze.
13 hrs ago | Seattle Times
President Barack Obama has appointed a new envoy to lead a renewed effort to close the detention center at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
15 hrs ago | Reuters
Cuban television, reporting Sunday on a weekend meeting to review the harvest, blamed "obsolete mills and machinery" among other factors such as Hurricane Sandy and poor management, for the less than expected performance.
When Berta Soler, leader of Cuba's dissident Ladies in White, returned to the island last month after her first-ever trip abroad, she felt ready to resume the grinding struggle against the communist government.
President Barack Obama has chosen a high-powered Washington lawyer with extensive experience in all three branches of the government to be the State Department's special envoy for closing down the military-run prison at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba.
The average price of arable acreage in the province has climbed substantially since 2005, while less acreage is available for sale due to buyer hoarding, says a new report by Landcor Data.
For more than three months, the U.S. military has faced off with defiant prisoners on a hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay, strapping down as many as 43 each day to feed them a liquid nutrient mix through a nasal tube to prevent them from starving to death.
Trying to get around Havana's censorship, the U.S Office of Cuba Broadcasting is showing off novel ways to disseminate information on the island, including USB drives made of paper and a system for sending cell phone text messages to large groups.
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba-Prosecutors and defense attorneys emerged Friday from a closed session of the Guantanamo war crimes court so shrouded in secrecy that the defendant was barred from the room and none of the parties could even disclose the subject of the hearing.
Prosecutors and defense attorneys have held a session of the Guantanamo war crimes tribunal so shrouded in secrecy that even the defendant wasn't permitted to attend.
They practice in the back of a dance studio next to a Wendy's restaurant in a strip mall.
The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 were not only a pivotal moment for the United States; they also marked an important turning point for Latin America.
One of the greatest ironies of the late strongman Hugo Chavez's rule was that even as he attempted to personify Venezuelan nationalism, he was quietly outsourcing more and more of the country's sovereignty to the Castro brothers in Cuba.