Colombian president, rebel chief sign cease-fire

The bilateral cease-fire requires FARC to lay down all of their weapons within 180 days of the conclusion of a final peace accord.

Colombia government, FARC rebels sign ceasefire

Colombia government, FARC rebels sign ceasefire

The Colombian government and the FARC rebel force signed a definitive ceasefire and disarmament agreement Thursday, one of the last steps on the path to ending their half-century conflict.

Cuba, US hold talks on collaboration against terrorism

he meeting was a part of the steps being taken by the two countries since December 2014 in order to normalise bilateral ties.

Guantanamo Bay-like prison to be built in Jammu and Kashmir, CM Mufti seeks Rs 7 crore from Centre

Guantanamo Bay-like prison to be built in Jammu and Kashmir, CM Mufti seeks Rs 7 crore from Centre

A Budgam court on May 25 had said that “situations like Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo Bay cannot be tolerated” in India.

Panama to transfer stranded Cuban migrants to Mexico

Panama authorities on Monday will begin transferring 3,400 US-bound Cuban migrants to Mexico who were stranded without papers.

Panama reaches deal to send 3,800 US-bound Cubans to Mexico

Each planeload would carry 154 Cubans who would pay the cost of the trip themselves.

After a half-century wait, first US cruise ship leaves Miami for Cuba

After a half-century of waiting, passengers have set sail from Miami on an historic cruise to Havana on Sunday.

First US-to-Cuba cruise ship in decades set to sail

First US-to-Cuba cruise ship in decades set to sail

The Adonia, a vessel from the Carnival cruise's Fathom line, was set to raise its anchors at 3:30 pm (1930 GMT) with some 700 passengers aboard.

Costa Rica urges LatAm response to Cuban, African migrants

Costa Rica urged Latin American nations Tuesday to coordinate efforts on handling Cuban and African migrants traveling through the region in bids to enter the United States.

Cubans embrace the English language as Cold War enmity fades

Cubans embrace the English language as Cold War enmity fades

Gilberto Gonzalez learned Russian at a school in Havana at the height of the Cold War when the Soviet Union was Cuba`s closest ally, but 30 years later he`s rusty and remembers little more than, `da,` and `nyet.`

Fidel Castro makes first public appearance in nine months

Cuban revolutionary icon Fidel Castro appeared in public for the first time in nine months, chatting with school children and criticizing Barack Obama's recent visit.

Fidel Castro makes first public appearance in nine months

Cuban revolutionary icon Fidel Castro appeared in public Thursday for the first time in nine months, chatting with school children and criticizing Barack Obama`s recent visit.

Cuba road crash kills German tourist, 27 injured

The tourists were on their way to the central city of Trinidad at the time.
 

Pentagon to send about a dozen Guantanamo inmates to other countries soon

 The Pentagon plans to transfer about a dozen inmates of the Guantanamo military prison to at least two countries that have agreed to take them, a US official said on Wednesday, the latest move in President Barack Obama`s final push to close the facility.

Fidel Castro blasts Barack Obama's Cuba trip, says doesn't need any 'gifts from the empire'

Fidel Castro laid into Barack Obama after the US president's historic visit to Cuba in a testy letter today, saying the communist island doesn't need any "gifts from the empire."

Cuba's Fidel Castro knocks sweet-talking Obama after ''honey-coated'' visit

Retired leader Fidel Castro accused US President Barack Obama of sweet-talking the Cuban people during his visit to the island last week and ignoring the accomplishments of Communist rule, in an opinion piece carried by all state-run media on Monday.

Barack Obama wins over Cubans with straight talk and humility

 Lucila Morales stared in amazement at the flickering image of US President Barack Obama on her old TV set on Tuesday, as he extolled democracy and political freedoms in a live speech capping his historic visit to the Communist-led island.

Barack Obama says Cuba visit designed to `bury last remnant` of Cold War

Barack Obama says Cuba visit designed to `bury last remnant` of Cold War

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday told Cubans that he had made a landmark trip to Havana to "bury the last remnant of the Cold War in the Americas."

US President Obama condemns `outrageous` Brussels attacks

US President Obama condemns `outrageous` Brussels attacks

President Barack Obama on Tuesday condemned the "outrageous" attacks in Brussels that killed about 35 people, saying the United States would do everything in its power to hunt down those responsible.

Barack Obama ends Cuba trip with dissident meeting, baseball and hope

Barack Obama ends Cuba trip with dissident meeting, baseball and hope

President Barack Obama will meet with Cuban dissidents on Tuesday and watch a baseball game with the communist country`s president after delivering a speech that will conclude his historic trip with a hopeful vision for future relations.