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Alicia Alonso: Ballad legend dies at 98

Her dramatic leaps and sensual style impressed the audience.

18 Oct 2019 10:34 AM

Meet Sandor Gonzalez: Artist who sketches under the sea

Cuban artist sketches under the sea among fish and coral reefs.

19 Jun 2019 10:11 AM

Google, Cuba agree to work toward improving island's connectivity

Internet laggard Cuba has sought to increase web access in recent years, introducing cybercafes, Wi-Fi hotspots and mobile internet.

29 Mar 2019 3:32 PM

Cubans cheer as internet goes nationwide for a day

Cuba’s government said it provided free internet to the Communist-run island’s more than 5 million cellphone users on August 14.

15 Aug 2018 8:41 PM

Cubans celebrate as internet goes nationwide for a day

ETECSA announced the trial, with Tuesday marking the first time internet services were available nationwide.

15 Aug 2018 11:59 AM


Cuba to study whether climate change is hurting sugar harvests

Cuba has seen its industry decline for decades.

29 Jul 2018 11:15 AM

Communist-run Cuba starts rolling out internet on mobile phones

Journalists at state-run news outlets were among the first this year to get mobile internet.

17 Jul 2018 8:18 AM

Cuban artists stage alternative festival after government delay

The artists had been indignant at the delay of the state-run arts extravaganza.

07 May 2018 3:45 PM

Cuban artist switches Havana's neon lights back on

The city, one of the architectural jewels of Latin America, has been enjoying a tourism boom.

28 Feb 2018 2:32 PM

A Cuban ‘rave’alution

Entrepreneur Dekyi Yangtso Chawla shares some must-do activities in the fascinating land of Che Guevara, Cuba.

07 Mar 2017 12:11 AM


Obama ends policy for Cuban migrants who arrive illegally

Mr Obama said the move would “bring greater consistency to our immigration policy.”

14 Jan 2017 2:29 AM

Go beyond cash, lies & sound bytes

The last two months have showed who actually gets hurt when government indulges in stupid policy-making.

04 Jan 2017 1:46 AM

Sugar me some Cuba!

I truly experienced old world charm, fully functional to this day and age, says Lourd Vijay.

15 Dec 2016 12:24 AM

No monuments to be named after Fidel, says Cuba's Raul Castro

Fidel Castro, who died November 25 at 90, kept his name off public sites during his time in office.

04 Dec 2016 8:40 AM

Some ’62 lessons to remember

Nikita Khrushchev blinked first and the Soviet Union agreed to withdraw its nuclear missiles from Cuba.

01 Dec 2016 2:08 AM


Fidel’s iconic stature is set to endure...

The field hospitals were handed over to the Army, and Cuba offered 1,000 medical scholarships to Pakistani students.

01 Dec 2016 1:34 AM

Charismatic Fidel Castro was like a ‘ton of bricks’

Rumours of Castro’s sexual prowess abounded in Cuba even before his days as a black-bearded guerrilla leader hiding out in the mountains.

30 Nov 2016 3:34 AM

Fidel was no Stalin, more like Ho

Cubans seemed to have silently rebutted the lopsided American view by sticking to Castro the Cuban leader rather than Castro the Communist.

30 Nov 2016 2:57 AM

Cuba bids farewell to Castro, ruler and icon for half a century

Since his death on Friday night, state-run newspapers, television and radio have been running wall-to-wall tributes to Fidel Castro.

28 Nov 2016 11:27 AM

Castro a Cuban icon without monuments, statues

Despite his distaste for a cult of personality, Castro stood as a globally recognized symbol of resistance to free-market capitalism.

28 Nov 2016 10:39 AM