Cubans protest new Ecuador visa regulation

Hundreds of Cubans protested at the Ecuadorian embassy in Cuba on Friday, a day after the Andean nation announced they would need visas to enter the country as of Dec. 1.

Nov 28, 2015, 00:31 AM IST

14-plus years for Cuban ballplayer smuggler

The convicted ringleader of a smuggling organisation that brought more than 1,000 Cubans into the US, some of them baseball players including Texas Rangers outfielder Leonys Martin, was sentenced to more than 14 years in federal prison.

Nov 11, 2014, 05:09 AM IST

Over 5,000 Cubans receive stem cell treatment: Expert

More than 5,000 patients have received stem cell treatment in Cuba since its procedure was introduced in 2004, a medical expert said.

Feb 16, 2014, 17:36 PM IST

Cubans say prices too high at new Internet centers

Cubans had their first experience Tuesday of the island`s new web browsing services with the opening of 118 new Internet centers nationwide, though the price of being online was still too expensive for most citizens.

Jun 05, 2013, 12:21 PM IST

Argentines, Cubans create therapeutic vaccine for lung cancer

A team of Argentine and Cuban scientists has developed the first therapeutic vaccine for treating lung cancer.

Jun 01, 2013, 14:09 PM IST

Era ends at Guantanamo as last 2 Cubans retire

One of the world`s most unusual commutes is coming to an end.

Dec 14, 2012, 23:47 PM IST

Cubans mark Good Friday as official holiday

Cuba removed references to atheism from its Constitution in the 1990s, and relations have since warmed with the church.

Apr 07, 2012, 00:34 AM IST

`Cubans immune to dozens of diseases`

More than two dozen infectious diseases are controlled in Cuba, and of them at least 15 -- including polio, malaria and neonatal tetanus -- do not exist in the country.

Jan 09, 2012, 13:53 PM IST

Am better off than many at 60: Raul Castro

Raul Castro was in a jovial mood on the eve of his 80th birthday.

Jun 02, 2011, 23:03 PM IST

Cubans welcome Castro call to limit leaders` terms

Raul Castro this weekend called to limit the terms of island leaders.

Apr 18, 2011, 08:49 AM IST

Cubans hold municipal elections; belie criticism

Cuba held elections to fill municipal assemblies across the island on Sunday in a vote the communist government says belies criticism in Washington and Europe that Fidel Castro`s half-century old revolution is not democratic.

Apr 25, 2010, 21:51 PM IST

Anti-Castro Cubans shift funding to US Democrats

Groups opposing Cuba`s communist regime have dramatically shifted funding toward the US Democrats since the party took control of Congress in last year`s elections, according to a study published on Monday.

Nov 16, 2009, 13:38 PM IST

Chavez asking Cubans to `bomb clouds` amid drought

Venezuela`s President Hugo Chavez says he will join a team of Cuban scientists on flights to "bomb clouds" to create rain amid a severe drought that has aroused public anger due to water and electricity rationing.

Nov 16, 2009, 11:52 AM IST