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Fidel Castro has met with Pope Benedict XVI in Havana, with the two reportedly joking about their age and Castro asking, "What does a pope do?" read more Continue reading
Raúl Castro, Cuba's president and head of the country’s Communist Party, has ruled out establishing a multiparty political system in Cuba. Castro also told a Party conference in Havana that corruption was an even bigger threat to C... Continue reading
Attitudes toward homosexuality in Cuba may have changed since the 1959 revolution but full-fledged gay marraige is not yet on the table. read more Continue reading
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad denounced capitalism during a speech at the University of Havana on Wednesday ahead of a meeting with Fidel Castro. read more Continue reading
Cuba has slammed Twitter for helping to fuel a rumor that Fidel Castro was dead. read more Continue reading
Cuba will release 2,900 prisoners ahead of a visit next spring by Pope Benedict XVI, however American Alan Gross is not among them. read more Continue reading
A reporter at the campaign stop then asked Cain what he thought of the Cuban snack. The presidential candidate turned to the man next to him and said, "How do you say delicious in Cuban?" read more Continue reading
But Cuban exiles will not be allowed to buy property on the island. read more Continue reading
Dr Navarrete attended Chavez a decade ago and has reportedly remained in touch with some of his family and members of his medical team. read more Continue reading
A state-run website, Cubadebate, also published photographs Thursday of Fidel being interviewed on Venezolana de Television. In the photographs, the former leader wears a white Windbreaker and green pants. He looks relatively healthy. The photographs... Continue reading
The publishers of "Diary of a Combatant" by Che Guevara said he had terrible handwriting and it had taken them a long time to decipher it. read more Continue reading
President Raul Castro proposed the measure in December, saying that Cuba couldn't afford the $47 million a year it was paying on imports to meet typically high local coffee consumption. read more Continue reading
Cuban expatriates in the U.S. closely followed the changes — many of them under way, having been announced in a number of speeches by President Raúl Castro over the past several months — in the hope of buying potentially valuable r... Continue reading
At least 150 people were innocent Afghans or Pakistanis, including drivers, farmers and chefs rounded up as part of frantic intelligence gathering in war zones and then detained for years. read more Continue reading
For the first time since the 1959 Communist Revolution, Cubans will be allowed to buy and sell private property. read more Continue reading
GlobalPost visits Canada, Cuba and France, to see the oil spill's toll. News Desk BOSTON — Among the problems with oil spills is ...