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Venezuela Socialist Party deputy meets Castro in show of unity on Cuba trip

08 Jun 2019

HAVANA Venezuela's ruling Socialist Party Vice President Diosdado Cabello met with Cuban Communist Party chief Raul Castro on Friday in Havana in a show of unity as the United States steps up pressure on the governments of the allied nations.

Cuba's private-sector workers say Trump's travel curbs will hurt them too

06 Jun 2019

HAVANA Lazaro Hernandez, who has made a good living showing U.S. cruise ship passengers around Havana in his pink 1950s Chevrolet, says the new U.S. ban on cruises to Cuba will wipe out 90% of his business overnight.

Cuba's private-sector workers say Trump's travel curbs will hurt them too

06 Jun 2019

HAVANA Lazaro Hernandez, who has made a good living showing U.S. cruise ship passengers around Havana in his pink 1950s Chevrolet, says the new U.S. ban on cruises to Cuba will wipe out 90% of his business overnight.

Cuba's private-sector workers say Trump's travel curbs will hurt them too

06 Jun 2019

HAVANA, June 5 Lazaro Hernandez, who has made a good living showing U.S. cruise ship passengers around Havana in his pink 1950s Chevrolet, says the new U.S. ban on cruises to Cuba will wipe out 90% of his business overnight.

Trump administration ban on cruises to Cuba creates chaos for U.S. travellers

05 Jun 2019

HAVANA The Trump administration banned cruises to Cuba under new restrictions on U.S. travel to the Caribbean island imposed on Tuesday to pressure its Communist government to reform and stop supporting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. | Video

Cruise line Carnival seeks dismissal of U.S. lawsuits over Cuba docks

01 Jun 2019

HAVANA Cruise line Carnival Corp is asking a U.S. court to dismiss lawsuits that claim the company profited from confiscated Cuban property, the first such cases brought since the Trump administration made them possible this month.

Shortages plague Cuba as U.S. sanctions sharpen economic woes

27 May 2019

HAVANA Israel Hidalgo and his wife left home around 7:30 a.m. to reach a supermarket across Havana because they heard it might be selling chicken, a staple of the Cuban diet increasingly scarce on the shortage-plagued island. | Video

Cuba says Boeing 737 plane crash last year likely due to crew errors

17 May 2019

HAVANA An investigation into the crash a year ago in Havana of a Boeing 737 jet that killed all but one of the 113 people aboard suggests the most probable cause was errors by the crew who died in the crash, Cuba said on Thursday.

Cuba, Canada foreign ministers discuss resolving Venezuela crisis

16 May 2019

HAVANA Canada's foreign minister addressed Venezuela's crisis on Thursday with her Cuban counterpart during a half-day trip to Havana, according to the government, after the island recently said it was willing to help mediate.

Cuban LGBT activists defy government, hold unprecedented indie pride parade

12 May 2019

HAVANA Cuban gay rights activists held an unauthorized independent pride parade in Havana on Saturday despite the Communist government warning against it and calling it subversive, an unprecedented show of civil society in the one-party state.

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