Cuban former leader Fidel Castro during his appearence in public made  in Havana, Cuba. Photograph: Cuban state television/EPA

Former Cuban president Fidel Castro (89) made a rare appearance outside his home on Thursday, visiting a school to mark the birthday of a late revolu(...)

A poster bearing a youthful image  of Cuba’s former president Fidel Castro (89) on  a street in Havana earlier this month.  Photograph: Enrique de la Osa/Reuters

Retired leader Fidel Castro accused US President Barack Obama of sweet-talking the Cuban people during his visit to the island last week and of ignori(...)

Crowd control: President Obama at the baseball game between Tampa Bay Rays and Cuba’s national team, in Havana. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

Niurka Céspedes walks along San Juan de Dios Street in Old Havana with a few groceries. She spends her days minding her blind 76-year-old mother, who (...)

Obama didn’t touch down in Havana with an apology in his pocket for the US having first slathered Cuba in sleaze, organised an invasion by far-right desperadoes, made at least five attempts on Fidel Castro’s life, imposed a blockade in an effort to impoverish the country into submission and erected an internment camp on its soil where perceived enemies of the US could be tortured, some to death. Alejandro Ernesto/EPA.

I wonder did President Obama put in a good word for the Lanskys during his visit to Cuba. The family wants its hotel back. Says spokesman Gary Rapopor(...)

Cuban president Raúl Castro   attends US president Barack Obama’s speech at the  Gran Teatro in Havana, Cuba: Mr Obama said  there was “an evolution” and “a generational change” taking place inside Cuba. Photograph: Desmond Boylan/AP

US president Barack Obama told the Cuban people in a televised address that he had come to Havana on his historic visit “to bury the last remnant of (...)

A woman sports a T-shirt in the livery of the US flag while riding pillion on a motorcycle in Havana. Photograph: Getty Images

“It’s the hardest thing in the world,” says Yamis Lidbring (35) of trying to afford nappies for her five-month-old son, Jason Alexander. Her baby sit(...)

US president Barack Obama and Cuban president Raul Castro: Mr Obama said the list of the things the White House could do to ease restrictions outside of ending the embargo was “growing shorter.” Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

President Barack Obama has said his historic visit to Cuba herald s a “new day” in diplomatic relations but he has clashed with President Raul Cast(...)

US President Barack Obama greets president of Cuba Raul Castro at the Palace of the Revolution in Havana. Photograph: EPA

US president Barack Obama said he and Cuban president Raul Castro had a “frank and candid conversation” on human rights and democracy, and are making (...)

US president Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha disembark from Air Force One at the Jose Marti International Airport in Havana. Photograph: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images

US president Barack Obama arrived to small but cheering crowds on Sunday at the start of a historic visit to Cuba that opened a new chapter in US enga(...)

Ramon Castro, elder brother of Cuba’s leader Fidel Castro,  in Havana in  2006. Photograph: Claudia Daut/Reuters

Ramon Castro, the older brother of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro and current President Raul Castro, died on Tuesday aged 91. Castro, who kept a (...)