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Cuba resists speedy economic reforms
President Raul Castro insists reforms must be carried out gradually despite poor GDP growth.
Last updated: 06 Jul 2014 03:01 GMT
Cuban revolution ages as Raul Castro turns 81
President's birthday highlights apparent lack of preparations for handover of power to younger generations of Cubans.
Last updated: 04 Jun 2012 05:57 GMT
Pope criticises US embargo on Cuba
Head of Catholic Church says 50-year-old trade ban unfairly burdens Cubans as he wraps up his visit to communist island.
Last updated: 29 Mar 2012 08:16 GMT
Cuba rejects pope's plea for political reform
Pope Benedict XVI's appeals for greater openness are spurned by top official during visit to communist Caribbean island.
Last updated: 28 Mar 2012 10:42 GMT
Cuban 'old guard' pledges economic reforms
Ageing revolutionaries plot new economic course as Fidel Castro is cheered and brother Raul confirmed as his successor.
Last updated: 19 Apr 2011 18:21 GMT
Cuba braces for sweeping economic changes
The reforms will see more than a million government jobs and subsidies slashed over the next couple of years.
Last updated: 19 Apr 2011 05:26 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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