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At United Nations, Castro Says U.S. Must End Embargo
The Cuban leader received sustained applause.
When It Comes to Human Rights, Francis Is No John Paul II
The pope said nothing about free speech or human rights during his visit to Cuba.
Obama Talks to Castro, Chips Away at the Cuban Embargo
Raul Castro told Barack Obama on Friday that Washington should totally lift its economic embargo.
Obama is Drafting Regulations to Ease Cuban Trade and Travel Restrictions
The regulations, to be announced as soon as Friday, include allowing U.S. companies to establish subsidiaries with Cuba.
Cuban President Raúl Castro Will Visit the United States
Castro will speak before the United Nations General Assembly, the first time a sitting Cuban president has done so since the 1960s.
Obama Extends Cuba's Designation Under Trading With the Enemy Act
By designating Cuba an 'enemy' under the law, Obama gives himself greater freedom to loosen sanctions against the Communist country.
Cuba Pardons Thousands of Prisoners Ahead of Pope Francis Visit
The prisoners were released as gesture of goodwill before the pope's arrival.
Kerry in Cuba: More Interested in Cigars Than Dissidents
Think of the impact if had he mentioned the Ladies in White or named political prisoners.
Obama Administration Calls for Commercial Flights to Cuba by December
An agreement would be the most significant expansion of toursim between the two countries in more than 50 years.
How Jimmy Carter Paved the Way for Cuba Breakthrough
Castro asked Carter to walk out to the pitcher’s mound without his security detail. Carter did so.
Photos: America's Stars and Stripes Raised in Cuba
The historic moment came after more than five decades of hostility.
In Cuba, An Awkward Question About Terrorism John Kerry Should Ask Raul Castro
Has Cuba been buying arms to pass on the Colombian terrorist group FARC?
U.S. Flag Flies Over Embassy in Cuba for First Time in 54 Years
Americans have not maintained an embassy in Havana since January 1961.
Why Is The Administration Downplaying People Trafficking?
Diplomats are covering up the trade in human lives in China, Cuba and Malaysia.
Kerry Should Welcome Cuban Dissidents to the Embassy
What will John Kerry say in Cuba about human rights, and with whom will he meet?
U.S. Report on Human Trafficking Upgrades Cuba and Malaysia
Rights groups question better grades for countries with which the U.S. seeks closer ties
The Other Havana
The Cuban capital is much more than old cars and broken buildings.
Photos: The Style on the Street in Cuba's Capital
The Cuban capital is a city committed to preserving appearances and homes.
Photos: U.S. and Cuba Restore Diplomatic Relations
Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Cuba on August 14 to raise the American flag in Havana.
John Kerry: Reopening of Cuban Embassy Is 'Long, Overdue Step in the Right Direction'
For the first time in 54 years, the Cuban flag flew in Washington, D.C., on Monday morning.
'The Nation' Dream Vacation: Meeting Cuban Spies
The tourists will meet no political prisoners, no opposition journalists, no one planning a free trade union. Just the regime’s mouthpieces.
Top Cuban Official Rejects Nongovernment Wi-Fi Offerings
While the official did not mention any companies by name, Google reportedly has previously offered to expand Wi-Fi access countrywide at a low cost.
Carnival Will Cruise to Cuba In May
The government has granted approval to transport passengers to the Communist island nation.
Cuban Rights Protesters Bloodily Beaten in Havana
Obama’s rush to exchange embassies ignores Castro’s continuing brutal civil rights outrages.
JetBlue Begins Direct Flight Service to Havana
On Friday at noon, certain U.S. citizens will take flight from New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport to Havana, Cuba.
Obama: Cuba, U.S. Agreement to Reopen Foreign Embassies Is 'Historic Step'
The two countries will restore full diplomatic relations by July 20.
U.S. Officially Drops Cuba From List of State Sponsors of Terrorism
The decision comes just months after the president lifted restrictions between the two countries.
Castro 200, Obama 0: While Talks Continue, Beatings Continue
The Cuban government is humiliating President Obama by continuing to lock up dissidents.
Open for Business: Ferry Waterways Between Florida and Cuba
For the first time in five decades, Americans will soon be able to hop on a ferry to cross the water to Cuba.
Cuba's Been Losing Its Best Baseball Players to America
Cuba is being stripped of one of its most important resources: strong-armed fielders who can go the opposite way.