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

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.