Venezuelan leader Cabello in Cuba on unannounced trip

HAVANA (AP) — Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez said Friday that he met with Venezuelan socialist party boss Diosdado Cabello, who took an unannounced trip to the island. Cabell...

First clues emerge about Cuba's future under new president

HAVANA (AP) — Miguel Diaz-Canel has been the presumptive next president of Cuba since 2013, when Raul Castro named the laconic former provincial official to the important post of first vice president ...

Bureaucrat set to replace Raul Castro as Cuba's president

HAVANA (AP) — A 57-year-old bureaucrat will take Raul Castro's place as the president of Cuba on Thursday as a government led by a single family for six decades tries to ensure the long-term survival ...

Raul Castro leaves Cuba with new freedoms, deep problems

HAVANA (AP) — In 2008 Raul Castro took over a country where most people couldn't own computers or cellphones, leave without permission, run most types of private businesses or enter resort hotels. ...

Cuba's 'lost generation' prepares to take power next week

HAVANA (AP) — Fidel and Raul Castro were scruffy young guerrillas in 1959, when they descended from Cuba's eastern mountains, seized power and never relinquished it. As they aged int...

Cuba presents detailed defense against sonic attack charges

HAVANA (AP) — Cuba presented its most detailed defense to date against U.S. accusations that American diplomats in Havana were subjected to mysterious sonic attacks that left them with a variety of ai...

Cuba presents detailed defense against sonic attack charges

HAVANA (AP) — Cuba on Thursday presented its most detailed defense to date against U.S. accusations that American diplomats in Havana were subjected to mysterious sonic attacks that left them with a v...

Sonic attack on US diplomats? Cubans don't believe it

HAVANA (AP) — A bizarre string of attacks on diplomats in Havana has sent U.S. relations with Cuba to their lowest point in decades, with the Trump administration virtually closing its embassy there a...

Pic of Cubans at dominoes in Irma floodwaters sparks debate

HAVANA (AP) — As Hurricane Irma flooded the working-class neighborhoods behind Havana's seaside Malecon, a photographer for the Cuban Communist Party newspaper watched two men pulling broken furniture...

Tougher Trump line toward Cuba delights hardliners on island

HAVANA (AP) — President Donald Trump's announcement of a tougher line toward Cuba has delighted hardliners on the island, who say it reveals the long-held U.S. aim of imposing American will on Cuba an...

Cubans look to future with hope, doubts after Fidel's death

HAVANA (AP) — His words and image had filled schoolbooks, airwaves and newspapers since before many of them were born. Now Cubans must face life without Fidel Castro, the leader who guided their islan...

Weeping, hopeful, Cubans look to future without Fidel Castro

HAVANA (AP) — Music fell silent, weddings were canceled and people wept in the streets Saturday as Cubans faced their first day without the leader who steered their island to both greater social equal...