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Cuba dubs Bolton 'pathological liar' over Venezuela troops charge

25 Apr 2019

HAVANA Cuba branded U.S. national security adviser John Bolton a "pathological liar" on Thursday for his allegation that it has troops stationed in ally Venezuela and said the latest U.S. sanctions would further hurt but not vanquish the Cuban people.

Hemingway center opens in Cuba to preserve writer's work

31 Mar 2019

SAN FRANCISCO DE PAULA, Cuba A restoration center to preserve the work of Ernest Hemingway opened in Cuba on Saturday, highlighting an area of cooperation with the United States even as bilateral ties between the old Cold War foes have chilled again.

Prince Charles mixes mojitos, grinds sugar cane on last day of Cuba trip

27 Mar 2019

HAVANA His wife may have had some initial reservations about Cuban cuisine, but Prince Charles was so enchanted that he asked for some black bean croquettes to take away with him at a tasting session during the British royals' historic trip to Communist-run Cuba.

Cubans overwhelmingly ratify new socialist constitution

25 Feb 2019

HAVANA Cubans have overwhelmingly ratified a new constitution that enshrines the one-party socialist system as irrevocable while instituting modest economic and social changes, according to the national electoral commission.

Cuba sees high turnout at polls for constitutional referendum

25 Feb 2019

HAVANA Cubans flocked to the polls on Sunday in a vote expected to approve a new constitution that institutes modest economic and social changes while maintaining the one-party socialist system. | Video

Cubans expected to voice unprecedented opposition in constitutional vote

21 Feb 2019

HAVANA For the first time since the 1959 Revolution, Cuban voters on Sunday may express significant dissent, when they go to the polls to ratify a new constitution that institutes modest economic changes while maintaining the one-party system.

Cuba denies military in Venezuela, charges U.S. readies intervention

20 Feb 2019

HAVANA Cuba denied on Tuesday it has security forces in Venezuela and charged the statements were part of an orchestrated campaign of lies paving the way for military intervention in the South American country.

Cuban baseball welcomes first U.S. player in six decades

22 Jan 2019

HAVANA A 24-year-old student has become the first U.S. citizen to play in an official Cuban league in around six decades, just as Cubans are batting for U.S. Major League Baseball without having to defect under a historic deal made in December.

Cuba's Castro blasts United States on 60th anniversary of revolution

02 Jan 2019

HAVANA On the 60th anniversary of Cuba's revolution, ruling Communist Party leader Raul Castro blasted the Trump administration for returning to an outdated path of confrontation with the island nation and of intervening in Latin America.

Cuban lawmakers approve new constitution which heads to referendum

23 Dec 2018

HAVANA Cuban lawmakers on Saturday unanimously approved a revised draft of a new constitution that retains the island's one-party socialist system but reflects its socio-economic opening since the fall of the Soviet Union.

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