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Tuesday 27 March 2012
Pope Benedict XVI arrived in Cuba in the footsteps of his more famous predecessor, gently pressing the island's long-time communist leaders to push through "legitimate" reforms their people desire.
Monday 19 March 2012
Cuban authorities detained a prominent dissident and dozens of her colleagues, then rounded up more activists while they staged a weekly protest march through Havana just days before a visit by Pope Benedict XVI.
Friday 09 March 2012
The best way to discover more about the Caribbean's largest island is by bicycle, as a colourful circular tour from Havana reveals.
Wednesday 29 February 2012
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez came out of cancer surgery on Monday night in Cuba and is recovering in a hospital, sources reported yesterday.
Sunday 25 December 2011
Cuba says 38 Haitian migrants have died after a boat they were in sank off the island's eastern coast.
Saturday 22 October 2011
When her husband Héctor Maseda was jailed by Fidel Castro's communist regime along with 74 other dissidents in March 2003, Laura Pollán was a softly spoken 55-year-old teacher of Spanish language and literature at a Havana secondary school. She was looking forward to early retirement the following year to tend her beloved cats and plants.
Monday 18 July 2011
Musical powerhouse though it is, Cuba is not well known for its electric guitarists.
Wednesday 06 July 2011
Monday 04 July 2011
President Hugo Chavez returned to Venezuela from Cuba today, declaring that he felt "fine" as he recovered from surgery that removed a cancerous tumour.
Saturday 02 July 2011
Friday 29 April 2011
Wednesday 20 April 2011
Wednesday 06 April 2011
A former news agency bureau chief has been accused of arranging a meeting on a Havana street between an undercover Cuban agent and a US diplomat who, it is claimed, was really a CIA operative.
Saturday 05 March 2011
Tuesday 22 February 2011
To the lunchtime drinkers at Sam's Chop House off Manchester's Cross Street he was simply Mr Lowry: a shy man who liked a half of bitter, a bowl of soup and a cob while relaxing in the old sherry bar during his break from work as a rent collector.
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