Latin America

Cuba's constitutional referendum: What you should know

Cubans are set to vote on Sunday on a new constitution that limits president's term, broadens discrimination ban.

Cuba's constitutional referendum: What you should know

Weather

Three killed in Havana as tornado rips through Cuba

Rare twister hits one of the capital's poorest districts leaving a deadly trail while injuring scores of people.

Three killed in Havana as tornado rips through Cuba

Cuba

Cuba: Three dead, 174 injured in Havana tornado

Heavy winds overturned vehicles, uprooted trees, knocked down lamp posts, and left part of the capital in the dark.

Cuba: Three dead, 174 injured in Havana tornado

Latin America

Colombia asks Cuba to extradite ELN rebels after bombing kills 21

Cuba sidesteps Colombia's request to extradite the rebels after Bogota blames the group for Thursday's car bombing.

Colombia asks Cuba to extradite ELN rebels after bombing kills 21

Brazil

Latin America in 2019: Stories to watch

As controversial new leaders find their feet and crises continue, here are the stories to look out for this year.

Latin America in 2019: Stories to watch

Latin America

Cuba marks 60th anniversary of its leftist revolution

Decades after his brother overthrew Cuba's US-backed leader, Raul Castro slams Washington for return to confrontation.

Cuba celebrates 60 years since Castro's communist revolution

Latin America

Cuban legislators approve draft of new constitution

The draft, which includes changes proposed by citizens, is expected to go to a referendum on February 24.

Cuban legislators approve draft of new constitution

Latin America

Cubans to approve final draft of constitution in February

Cuba's new president is overseeing what's being called 'the modernisation of socialism' in the country.

Latin America

Cuba drops same-sex marriage language from new constitution

Reversal comes after protests by evangelical churches and ordinary citizens in public meetings on the new constitution.

Cuba drops same-sex marriage language from new constitution

Cuba

At Havana film festival, Cuban filmmakers fight censorship

Pushing the boundaries despite strong censorship, thousands turn out to see this year's offerings at the Havana international film festival.

Cuba

Cuba scraps some new restrictions on private sector

Controversial rule that would have allowed only one business licence for each person and location has been dropped.

Cuba

Cuba to roll out mobile internet services amid concerns over cost

Cost will be too much for many Cubans as country's average monthly wage is around $30.

Cuba to roll out mobile internet services amid concerns over cost

Cuba

A new dawn for Cuba? The draft constitution explained

Same-sex marriage, private ownership and presidential term limits are all under consideration on the Caribbean island.

A new dawn for Cuba? The draft constitution explained

Latin America

Cuba to pull doctors from Brazil after Bolsonaro threats

Decision to pull doctors comes after Brazil's president-elect vowed to take action against Havana programme.

Cuba to pull doctors from Brazil after Bolsonaro threats

Cuba

UN votes overwhelmingly to condemn US embargo on Cuba

The UN General Assembly backed a resolution for an end to US embargo on Cuba by 189-2 in a slap to Washington.

UN votes overwhelmingly to condemn US embargo on Cuba