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US sends a new top diplomatic envoy to Cuba

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 04:49

The United States has selected career diplomat Jeffrey DeLaurentis as its new top diplomat in Havana, a State Department official has said.

Cuba protests terror designation on latest US list

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 02:36

Havana is protesting its continued inclusion on the US government`s latest list of "state sponsors of terrorism."

Fidel, Chavez moment after failed 2002 coup captured

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 02:21

Cuban leader Fidel Castro and Hugo Chavez shared their amazement and joy upon the triumphal return to power of the late Venezuelan leader after a brief coup in 2002, an exchange vividly captured in a transcript released on Friday.

Cuba cautiously welcomes EU`s new approach on ties

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 12:02

Cuba on Tuesday welcomed the European Union`s decision to try to improve ties as "constructive," but still warned the EU had to be respectful of the Communist nation`s sovereignty.

UN chief meets with Fidel Castro in Havana

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 03:39

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has met with former Cuban leader Fidel Castro in Havana.

Dozens of dissidents arrested in Cuba as major summit looms

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 06:59

Dozens of dissidents have been detained in a "wave of political repression" ahead of a major international summit in Cuba, activists said Sunday.

Cuban dissident arrested after meeting with European leaders

Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014, 03:57

Leading Cuban dissident Jose Daniel Ferrer has been arrested after meeting with European diplomats in Havana, activists said Saturday.

FARC blamed for bomb that kills one, wounds 25

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 00:06

A motorcycle bomb attack blamed on Colombia`s FARC rebels killed one person and wounded at least 25 after a local truce by the guerrillas ended, an official said on Thursday.

5.1 earthquake sways buildings in Havana

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 07:07

A 5.1-magnitude earthquake struck in the Straits of Florida off Cuba, startling office workers in medium-rise buildings set swaying in Havana. There was no word of any damage or injuries.

Vice President Ansari meets revolutionary icon Fidel Castro

Last Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013, 09:11

Vice President Hamid Ansari`s meeting with revolutionary hero Fidel Castro was the high point of the first ever bilateral visit by any Indian VVIP to Cuba, during which the two countries also inked an agreement on cooperation in broadcasting.

Cuban spy officially stripped of US citizenship

Last Updated: Saturday, May 11, 2013, 08:43

Rene Gonzalez said he received a certificate of loss of nationality from the US diplomatic mission in Havana this week.

FIFA chief Blatter to visit Cuba

Last Updated: Saturday, April 13, 2013, 17:07

FIFA president Joseph Blatter is expected to arrive in Havana on Tuesday on a two-day work visit for meetings with national sports officials.