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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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