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

Latin America

Miguel Diaz-Canel: Cuba's post-Castro president

Little known about 57-year-old's plans to tackle challenges facing Communist country, including its struggling economy.

Miguel Diaz-Canel: Cuba's post-Castro president

Cuba

Cuba vote opens final chapter of Castro era

Eight million Cubans expected to ratify 605 candidates in a vote for the first president who isn't a Castro in 60 years.

Inside Story

Is it the end of the Castro era?

Cuba is about to get a new president, and it will not be a Castro after nearly 60 years of their leadership.

Special series

Eight must-see documentaries about remarkable women

From India's lady cops to Hip Hop Hijabis - Al Jazeera's documentary picks for International Women's Day, and every day.

Eight must-see documentaries about remarkable women

Latin America

Cuba unveils US statue of national hero Jose Marti

A statue of Cuban independence hero Jose Marti was unveiled Sunday in a plaza in Havana, a gift by the Bronx Museum of the Arts and a gesture of friendship in a time of strained US-Cuban relations.

Latin America

Rising seas; shrinking Cuba's future, scientists say

The impact of climate change is being felt all over the world - especially on low-lying islands.

The Listening Post

History through Cuban eyes: Noticiero ICAIC

A Listening Post special looking back at a time when Cuban movie theatres delivered the news like nobody else.