Cuba

Cuba's draft constitution omits the aim of building communism

A draft of Cuba's new constitution recognises private property and opens the door to gay marriage.

Cuba's draft constitution omits the aim of building communism

Africa

Kenyan medic loses appeal to block deployment of Cuban doctors

Kenyan union complains of unemployment crisis as about 100 doctors from Cuba deployed across the country.

United States

American in China injured in 'sonic attack' similar to Cuba

US says embassy worker's brain injury in China appears similar to those sustained by diplomats in Cuba 'sonic attacks'.

American in China injured in 'sonic attack' similar to Cuba

Latin America

Cuba plane crash: Black box found as 110 confirmed dead

Three survivors pulled from wreckage remain in critical condition as investigation into disaster's cause continues.

Latin America

Three survive Cuba plane crash with 110 on board

Two days of national mourning declared after Boeing 737 crashes near Havana's Jose Marti airport, state media says.

Cuba: Three survivors after plane with 110 aboard crashes

Latin America

Cuba plane crash: More than 100 people killed

The Cuban president addressed the nation from near the crash site to reassure them that rescue and investigation efforts were under way.

Counting the Cost

Cuba's economic future after the Castros

In a post-Castro era, will President Miguel Diaz-Canel forge a new path for his country or maintain the status quo?

Latin America

Cubans sceptical of new president's promises

New president faces daunting challenge of modernising state-run economy to make it more rational and effective.

Counting the Cost

Trade wars and debt: The biggest risks to world economy

What's behind the IMF's and the World Bank's warnings about a looming global economic downturn?

Cuba

Cuba's new president pledges continuity

Miguel Diaz-Canel's election marks first time in nearly six decades the Communist country will not be led by a Castro.

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel gives first speech in Assembly

Inside Story

Will a new president mean change for Cuba?

A new era dawns for Cuba for the first time in almost 60 years Communist country's leader is not called Castro.

Cuba

Miguel Diaz-Canel set to become Cuba's next president

It will be the first time in nearly six decades that the island country will not be led by a Castro.

Cuba

Castro era to end in Cuba as Raul set to step down

It will be the first time in nearly six decades that the island country will not be led by a Castro.

Castro era to end in Cuba as Raul set to step down

Latin America

Cuba's President Raul Castro to step down

The 86-year-old has reportedly been grooming his Vice President, 57-year-old Miguel Diaz-Canel, to take his place.

Reporter's Notebook

Raul Castro's report card

For the first time in six decades, Cuba will be led by a person who does not carry the name Castro.

Raul Castro's report card