US pops cork for travellers to bring home Cuban rum, cigars

US travellers visiting Cuba can now bring home more of the island's famous cigars and rum, under revised regulations issued Friday in Washington, as President Barack Obama ordered further...

Trump vows to undo Obama's opening toward Cuba

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump vowed Wednesday to reverse President Barack Obama's restoration of diplomatic relations with Cuba.

Hurricane Matthew slams into Haiti as it charts course toward Cuba

Hurricane Matthew made landfall in Haiti on Tuesday as an "extremely dangerous" Category 4 storm, unleashing life-threatening winds and torrential downpours on the poorest nation in the Americas...

Report: Trump violated US embargo of Cuba

One of Donald Trump's companies reportedly violated the embargo that prevents US citizens doing business in Cuba, a media report said Thursday.

Obama nominates first US ambassador to Cuba in half a century

US President Barack Obama nominated a career diplomat to serve as the first ambassador to Cuba in more than 50 years as part of his efforts to open relations with the communist island.

First US cruise ship in decades docks in Cuba

A US cruise ship docked Monday in Cuba for the first time in decades after the US loosened travel restrictions amid a broader rapprochement between the neighbours.

Fidel Castro blasts Obama's Cuba visit

Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro spoke critically Monday of US President Barack Obama's historic trip to communist Cuba last week in his first comments about the groundbreaking visit.

Only rock and roll? Rolling Stones make history at Havana concert

It's been a big week for Cuba. First US President Barack Obama makes a historic visit, then the Rolling Stones play a gig in Havana that Cuban rock 'n' rollers thought they'd never see. Mick...

Rolling Stones rock communist Cuba

British rock legends the Rolling Stones performed in Havana Friday evening, their first concert in the communist country.

Obama, Castro talk US-Cuban trade embargo, human rights

US President Barack Obama declared a "new day" between the United States and Cuba following talks with Cuban President Raul Castro at which the Cuban leader repeated his call for the end to the...

"What political prisoners?" Castro refutes challenge beside Obama

Cuba has traditionally denied having any political prisoners. In a rare press conference during which he stood alongside US President Barack Obama, Cuban leader Raul Castro turned the question...

Obama: "It's a new day" in US-Cuban relations

US President Barack Obama says a visit by a US president to Cuba would have been "unthinkable" for decades, but declares "it's a new day" in relations between the countries.

"Que bola Cuba?" Obama asks upon arriving in Cuba for historic visit

US President Barack Obama met with US embassy employees in Havana and took a walking tour of historic old Havana after arriving Sunday in Cuba to start a three-day visit that culminates a process...

Obama arrives in Havana for trip to further rebuild ties with Cuba

US President Barack Obama arrived Sunday in Havana to start a three-day visit to Cuba, a historic trip culminating a process of a rapprochement that began more than a year ago.

European Union, Cuba sign framework agreement

Following two years of negotiations, the European Union and Cuba on Friday signed a draft agreement for dialog and cooperation.