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.

Bolivia

Che Guevara remembered 50 years after his execution

Artists, activists and Guevara's descendants gather to commemorate the death of the revolutionary.

Che Guevara remembered 50 years after his execution

Fidel Castro

Fidel Castro accorded private funeral

Cuban leader's ashes interred in a private ceremony in the city of Santiago, ending nine days of mourning.

Fidel Castro

Thousands bid farewell to Cuba's Fidel Castro

President Raul Castro pledges to defend the socialist legacy of his brother Fidel Castro, who died last week aged 90.

Thousands bid farewell to Cuba's Fidel Castro

Cuba

Cuba: Police detain artist celebrating Castro's death

Danilo Maldonado Machado's girlfriend said he was arrested after he posted a video railing against the deceased leader.

Cuba: Police detain artist celebrating Castro's death

Reporter's Notebook

All eyes on Havana as Cuba bids farewell to Castro

As Cuba mourns the life and rule of global icon Fidel Castro, the world waits to see what changes, if any, will be brought to the island nation now that he is gone.

Fidel Castro

Cuba after Castro: Staying the financial course

While Cuba's economy has gradually opened up in recent years, Fidel Castro's death is unlikely to prompt larger reforms.

Cuba after Castro: Staying the financial course

Latin America

Fidel Castro bids party farewell in 'last speech'

Ex-Cuban leader speaks of death in farewell speech to Communist Party congress and calls for preserving party ideals.

Reporter's Notebook

Obama in Cuba: Smiles, speeches and history

Unclear if images of unity, or open encouragement for Cubans to seek change, will be US president's legacy in Havana.

Obama in Cuba: Smiles, speeches and history

Inside Story

Can the US and Cuba trust each other?

Barack Obama makes history with the first visit to Cuba by a US president in nearly nine decades.

Barack Obama

Obama to Congress: End embargo now

US president says he came to Havana to "bury last remnants of the Cold War", while urging freedom for all Cubans.

Obama calls on US Congress to end Cuban trade embargo

Cuba

Castro and Obama trade barbs over human rights

At unprecedented joint news conference, US and Cuban presidents go toe-to-toe on human rights and economic punishment.