Cuba

Cuba's president set to meet Putin in Moscow for economic talks

Miguel Diaz-Canel is due to meet Russian counterpart on Friday as part of a tour of Cuba's Communist allies.

Cuba's president set to meet Putin in Moscow for economic talks

Weather

Hurricane Michael strengthens to Category 2, heads to Florida

Evacuations under way as 'monstrous' storm expected to make landfall on Wednesday, bringing strong wind and heavy rain.

Hurricane Michael strengthens to Category 2, heads to Florida

Europe

'Forced empathy' for visitors at Tate Modern migrant exhibit

At the Tate Modern in London, visitors will have to work together to reveal the artwork about the migration crisis that is hidden underneath.

LGBT

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel backs same-sex marriage

Cubans set to vote on same-sex marriage and other issues in constitutional referendum set for February.

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel backs same-sex marriage

Latin America

Cuba proposes biggest constitutional reform in decades

New draft constitution stirring public debate on modernising Cold War-era constitution.

Shorts

'Cuba is its music - and music is Cuba'

'Cuba is its music and music is Cuba.'

Cuba's reggaeton craze

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?