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Many Americans would welcome some traits of the island’s free, universal health care system. Continue reading
Many Americans would welcome some traits of the island’s free, universal health care system. Continue reading
Sixty years after the revolution, a Communist stalwart may be moving closer to democracy. Continue reading
An exodus to Major League Baseball and other countries’ leagues has depleted the ranks of strong players, as Cuba and M.L.B. strike a deal to regulate trades. Continue reading
Baseball officials were stunned by the swift and vehement objections to the agreement in a White House statement, but they believe they are on safe legal ground. Continue reading
Wednesday’s agreement — by Major League Baseball, the players’ union and the Cuban baseball federation — would allow many Cubans to play in the United States without defecting. Continue reading
An agreement involving M.L.B. would allow many Cubans to play in the United States without defecting, but the Trump administration threatened to scuttle the plan. Continue reading
After pushback from evangelical churches and citizens, the commission revising the Constitution said it would eliminate the language “as a way of respecting all opinions.” Continue reading
The agency that oversees Voice of America and other government broadcasting has endured a series of recent scandals. Soon, a Trump appointee will take over. Continue reading
A report by the first doctors to examine Americans who suffered mystifying symptoms after hearing a high-pitched sound at the embassy in Cuba confirms that their condition is real. Continue reading
Our public health system is a jewel. Can it survive four years of recklessness? Continue reading
Until now, Cubans have had access only to state-run email accounts on their mobile phones. Continue reading
A division of the World Health Organization made about $75 million off the work of Cuban doctors who earned substandard wages in Brazil, a lawsuit alleges. Continue reading
Brazil’s far-right president-elect, Jair Bolsonaro, said a program that sends thousands of Cuban doctors to underserved regions of his country amounted to “slave labor.” Continue reading
After meeting with their American counterparts, Cuban medical experts say there is no evidence that American diplomats were attacked in Cuba. Continue reading
Doctors and scientists say microwave strikes may have caused sonic delusions and very real brain damage among embassy staff and family members. Continue reading
Doctors and scientists say microwave strikes may have caused sonic delusions and very real brain damage among embassy staff and family members. Continue reading
A new constitution under discussion is a necessary reform that can set an example in L.G.B.T. rights. Continue reading
The draft document, which still must be approved in a referendum, encourages foreign investment, opens the door to same-sex marriage, strengthens the judicial system and creates a prime minister role. Continue reading
The U.S. president seems to view Latin America as the ground to impose his will, regardless of the costs. Continue reading
At least 11 Americans have been moved out of the country after “abnormal” sounds were reported by consulate employees in Guangzhou. Continue reading
The case was the first confirmed in Cuba since August and could suggest that whatever caused the earlier illnesses had started again or was continuing. Continue reading
The strange continuity in their foreign policy gambits and ambitions. Continue reading
The illnesses in China have broadened a crisis that started in 2016, when American Embassy employees and their family members in Cuba began getting sick after hearing strange noises. Continue reading
The illnesses have broadened a crisis that started in 2016, when American Embassy employees and their family members in Cuba began getting sick after hearing strange noises. Continue reading
Venezuela’s economic debacle might impact Cuba and ignite widespread discontent. Continue reading
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday that diplomats stationed in Guangzhou, China, suffered same ills as those attacked in Havana. Continue reading
The State Department said a U.S. government employee posted in Guangzhou had signs of possible brain injury. But it has not identified a cause. Continue reading
The 39-year-old plane is a powerful symbol of the troubled aviation industry. As tourism surges, Cuba’s national airline struggles to buy planes and maintain its fleet. Continue reading
The 39-year-old plane is a powerful symbol of the troubled aviation industry. As tourism surges, Cuba’s national airline struggles to buy planes and maintain its fleet. Continue reading
Cuba state television said the plane, a Boeing 737, went down moments after departing Havana’s international airport. Continue reading
Cuba state television said the plane, a Boeing 737, went down moments after departing Havana’s international airport. Continue reading
The plane, a nearly 40-year-old Boeing 737, went down moments after departing Havana’s international airport. Continue reading
Despite progress on racial disparity in Cuba, black Cubans fare worse. A decision to select more black Cubans for the highest levels of government sends a signal. Continue reading
Despite progress on racial disparity in Cuba, black Cubans fare worse. A decision to select more black Cubans for the highest levels of government sends a signal. Continue reading
On the streets of Havana, the passing of power out of the hands of the Castro family was met with a collective sense of apathy. Continue reading
Mr. Acosta, the international ballet star, has started Acosta Danza, a Cuban contemporary-meets-ballet troupe that makes its U.S. debut this week. Continue reading
Stalwarts and heirs of the Communist revolution will help support — and scrutinize — Cuba’s new president, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez. Continue reading
Most expect Cuba’s new president to be a leader of continuity after Raúl Castro. But he also has to figure out how to resuscitate Cuba’s economy. Continue reading
Most expect Cuba’s new president to be a leader of continuity after Raúl Castro. But he also has to figure out how to resuscitate Cuba’s economy. Continue reading
There’s a sense of wistfulness among aging Cuban exiles in Miami: Cuba will no longer be led by a Castro. But they don’t expect real change anytime soon. Continue reading
As Raúl Castro steps down, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez steps up. Here’s a look at Mr. Castro’s handpicked successor and what’s ahead for the Communist country. Continue reading
Without the Castro legacy to rely on, his successor will face a minefield of tasks that even Mr. Castro failed to complete. Continue reading
In 2016, diplomats at the United States Embassy in Havana were mysteriously stricken. Was it an attack? There is no official explanation for it, but it has played a big role in America’s current political disengagement with Cuba. Continue reading
As Cuba transitions away from rule by the Castros, the United States has an interest in engaging Havana. Continue reading