Half of Cuba men's hockey team defects
Half of Cuba men's hockey team defects

Half of the Cuban men`s field hockey team at the Pan American Games in Toronto defected to the United States, a player and sources close to the Cuban delegation said Saturday.

US Senate panel votes to lift Cuba travel ban

A Republican-controlled Senate panel has voted to lift a decades-long US ban on travel to Cuba, giving a boost to President Barack Obama's moves to ease travel restrictions and open up relations with the Castro-governed nation.

John Kerry to travel to Cuba in August

 US Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Cuba on August 14 to formally re-designate the US Interests Section to American Embassy in Havana as the two countries re-established diplomatic relationship after a gap of more than five decades.

Cuban flag flies as US, Havana renew ties despite discord

 The Cuban flag flew proudly over Havana`s newly restored embassy Monday as the US and Cuba relaunched diplomatic ties but swiftly cautioned that sharp differences lingered after five decades of enmity.

Kerry meets Cuban FM at State Dept, a first in 57 years

 US Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday welcomed his Cuban counterpart to the State Department on the first such visit by Havana`s top diplomat since 1958.

US, Cuba restore ties, open embassies after 54 years
US, Cuba restore ties, open embassies after 54 years

Cuba and the United States formally renewed diplomatic ties Monday, as embassies reopened in their respective capitals, a powerful move toward burying decades of enmity between the Cold War foes.

US, Cuba poised to restore ties and open embassies
US, Cuba poised to restore ties and open embassies

One of the last vestiges of the Cold War vanishes Monday as the United States and Cuba restore diplomatic relations after half a century as enemies.

US, Cuba to re-establish diplomatic ties on Monday

The US and Cuba will on Monday re-establish diplomatic relations after half a century of enmity.

US, Cuba sweeping aside Cold War enmity to restore ties

The United States and Cuba abolish one of the last vestiges of the Cold War on Monday when, in a move unimaginable just a few months ago, they restore diplomatic ties frozen for half a century.

Gold Cup: Clint Dempsey hat trick powers USA to rout of Cuba
Gold Cup: Clint Dempsey hat trick powers USA to rout of Cuba

Clint Dempsey`s first international hat trick sparked defending champion United States over Cuba 6-0 Saturday, propelling the Americans to the semi-finals of the Gold Cup football tournament.

US, Cuba foreign ministers to meet in Washington on Monday

US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez in Washington on Monday, the State Department said on Friday, as the two countries formally restore diplomatic ties severed more than 50 years ago.

Cuba says not convinced US has given up ''regime change'' policy

Cuba remains unconvinced the United States has stopped trying to remove the Communist Party from power despite a public pledge from President Barack Obama disowning "regime change," a Cuban foreign ministry official said on Thursday.

Cuba says John Kerry to host FM on Monday as ties restored

US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet with his Cuban counterpart Bruno Rodriguez on Monday to mark the historic reopening of diplomatic ties after a half-century freeze, Cuban officials have said.

Gold Cup: Cuba reaches quarters, Trinidad draws Mexico in wild affair
Gold Cup: Cuba reaches quarters, Trinidad draws Mexico in wild affair

Cuba defied the odds and booked a berth in the Gold Cup quarter-finals against regional powerhouse United States with a 1-0 win over Guatemala in their final game of group stage on Wednesday.

Raul Castro calls on Obama to dismantle Cuba embargo

Cuban President Raul Castro asked his US counterpart Barack Obama Wednesday to use his executive powers to "dismantle" the economic embargo placed on his island nation.

German Foreign Minister to visit Cuba

 Germany`s Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier will visit Cuba for two days from Thursday, Berlin said, following the historic thaw between the communist island-nation and the United States.

Bolivia's Morales doubtful of full diplomatic ties with US soon

Bolivian President Evo Morales said on Thursday he wanted to restore full diplomatic relations with the United States but doubted this would happen soon, even after the recent rapprochement between Washington and former Cold War enemy Cuba.

Mighty Mexico routs depleted Cuba in Gold Cup opener
Mighty Mexico routs depleted Cuba in Gold Cup opener

Mexico`s Gold Cup quest got off to an emphatic start with a crushing 6-0 demolition of short-handed Cuba in their opening game on Thursday at Soldier Field.

Fidel Castro meets with 5 Cuban agents once held by US

Former president and revolutionary leader Fidel Castro has met with five Cuban agents who were the focus of years-long political battle for their return to the island from imprisonment in the US.

Fidel Castro seen in rare public outing

Cuban state television has broadcast images of former president Fidel Castro meeting cheese experts during a rare trip outside his Havana home.