Latin America

Washington expels 15 Cuban diplomats over 'sonic attacks'

Fifteen Cuban diplomats have been expelled from the US. The United States says it took the decision after Havana failed to protect its staff from alleged sonic attacks.

Politics

US cuts Cuba diplomatic staff over mysterious 'attacks'

Cuba says it has found no evidence to support US claims that several American diplomats were harmed in 'health attacks'.

Latin America

Rising water levels threaten Cuba's capital Havana

Earlier this month, Hurricane Irma caused severe flooding and damage across Cuba's capital. Ageing infrastructure means Havana is especially vulnerable to the effects of climate change and rising water levels.

United States

US considers embassy closure in Cuba over 'incidents'

Secretary of state says closing US embassy in Havana is 'under review' after possible sonic attacks on staff.

US considers embassy closure in Cuba over 'incidents'

Latin America

Cuba struggles to recover after Hurricane Irma

The tourism industry in Caibarien is vital for Cuba's economy. But the city is currently overwhelmed by the magnitude of devastation left by Hurricane Irma, the strongest storm on record to form in the Atlantic.

Cuba

Foreign officials visit hurricane-hit Caribbean islands

British and French governments have sent rescue and relief efforts to the islands devastated by Hurricane Irma.

Foreign officials visit hurricane-hit Caribbean islands

Latin America

Hurricane Irma death toll rises to 10 in Cuba

Cuba has confirmed that Hurricane Irma killed 10 people over the weekend. It takes the death toll in the Caribbean to 38.

Weather

Irma death toll rises to 38 in Caribbean

Cuba reports 10 deaths by Hurricane Irma which is now affecting US state of Florida as a tropical storm.

Irma death toll rises to 38 in Caribbean

Hurricane

Florida braces for 'life threatening' Hurricane Irma

Powerful storm strikes Cuba's Camaguey Archipelago as millions of Florida residents scramble to evacuate coastal areas.

United States

US urges Cuba to probe 'health attacks' on diplomats

Rex Tillerson asks Cuban authorities to investigate after US embassy staff suffer mysterious hearing loss in Havana.

US urges Cuba to probe 'health attacks' on diplomats

Latin America

Canadian diplomat in Cuba also treated for hearing loss

The incident comes a day after media reports of a group of American diplomats in Havana suffering similar symptoms.

Politics

US expels Cuban diplomats over 'medical incidents'

Expulsions follow report of alleged use of covert sonic device in 2016 that left US diplomats with severe hearing loss.

Face to Face

Che Guevara and Fidel Castro: Revolutionary Friends

A legendary friendship borne of youth and revolutionary zeal eventually succumbs to the strains of Cold War realpolitik.

Che Guevara and Fidel Castro: Revolutionary Friends

Latin America

Cuba celebrates National Rebellion Day

Cuba is marking the beginning of the Cuban Revolution, but this year the mood is different.

Opinion

Why Cuba's future could be more promising than the US'

If Trump et al do not spoil Cuba's transition, it could develop into a model welfare democracy.

Mark LeVine

by Mark LeVine

Mark LeVine