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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
For spies, politicians and gangsters, there are any number of grim ways to die. Poison is a favorite. Continue reading
It was the first team in 45 years with four Cuban players in a lineup. Now, as the White Sox bring in more defectors, the players say Chicago is where they want to be. Continue reading
A future without President Raúl Castro is on the horizon, but everything points to the continuation of the status quo. It doesn’t have to. Continue reading
A future without President Raúl Castro is on the horizon, but everything points to the continuation of the status quo. It doesn’t have to. Continue reading
After examining 21 American diplomats said to have been victims of a mysterious “attack” in Havana, medical experts found concussion-like damage but no obvious causes. Continue reading
Fidel Castro Díaz-Balart, 68, was a nuclear physicist. He had been receiving treatment for depression, a state-run Cuban website said. Continue reading
The transition will happen later than expected, because the Cuban government postponed legislative elections in the wake of damage caused by Hurricane Irma. Continue reading
“You probably know” who attacked the 24 American diplomats in Cuba, the secretary of state said. “You can stop it. It’s as simple as that.” Continue reading
Mysterious illnesses among American diplomats in Havana have given President Trump the pretext to take a harder line on Cuba. Continue reading
The new rules, intended to direct money away from the military, limit ties with Cuba just as President Trump pushes business deals with Communist China. Continue reading
The American dissent on a General Assembly resolution condemning the embargo left the United States isolated again on the issue. Continue reading
Documents released this week recall the Cold War context against which the assassination of John F. Kennedy generated suspicion that persists to this day. Continue reading
Residents of a tiny Bolivian hamlet vividly recall the day the guerrilla leader was shot at their school. “For us, this was a time of suffering,” says a woman who brought him soup. Continue reading
The symptoms reported by U.S. embassy staff in Havana probably were not caused by a mysterious sonic weapon, experts said. Continue reading