World news about Cuba. Breaking news and archival information about its people, politics and economy from The New York Times.
Thu, 23 Nov 2017 15:48:46 +0000
11/21/2017 11:45 AM Trump Is Returning Cuba Policy to the Cold War Mysterious illnesses among American diplomats in Havana have given President Trump the pretext to take a harder line on Cuba.
11/08/2017 06:15 PM Trump Tightens Cuba Embargo, Restricting Access to Hotels and Businesses The new rules, intended to direct money away from the military, limit ties with Cuba just as President Trump pushes business deals with Communist China.
11/01/2017 08:00 PM Trump Administration Defends Cuba Embargo at U.N., Reversing Obama The American dissent on a General Assembly resolution condemning the embargo left the United States isolated again on the issue.
10/28/2017 03:23 AM In J.F.K. Files, a Peek Back at an Era of Secrets and Intrigue Documents released this week recall the Cold War context against which the assassination of John F. Kennedy generated suspicion that persists to this day.
10/09/2017 07:01 AM Execution Still Haunts Village, 50 Years After Che Guevaraâs Death Residents of a tiny Bolivian hamlet vividly recall the day the guerrilla leader was shot at their school. âFor us, this was a time of suffering,â says a woman who brought him soup.
10/05/2017 11:17 PM A âSonic Attackâ on Diplomats in Cuba? These Scientists Doubt It The symptoms reported by U.S. embassy staff in Havana probably were not caused by a mysterious sonic weapon, experts said.
10/05/2017 10:09 PM U.S. Halt in Visa Services Leaves Cuban Families in Limbo With visa processing suspended at the Havana embassy, Cubans who have waited years to reunite with family members now have to wait even longer.
10/03/2017 06:04 PM U.S. Expels 15 Cuban Diplomats, in Latest Sign DÃ©tente May Be Ending The expulsions were intended to force Cuba to place its embassy on the same emergency status that the United States is now operating under in Havana.
09/29/2017 05:00 PM Illnesses at U.S. Embassy in Havana Prompt Evacuation of More Diplomats Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson repeated the American assertion that embassy personnel were deliberately targeted. But he did not blame Cuba.
09/29/2017 10:00 AM Cuban Doctors Revolt: âYou Get Tired of Being a Slaveâ In a rare act of defiance, some 150 Cuban doctors serving in Brazil have sued to work as independent contractors, cutting out the Havana government.