Police scuffle and detain an anti-government demonstrator during a protest in Havana, Cuba. Photograph: Ramon Espinosa/AP Photo

Cuba’s communist revolution is one of the world’s great survivors. The Soviet Union may have crumbled, the Berlin Wall fallen and China and Vietnam tu(...)

Police scuffle and detain an anti-government demonstrator during a protest in Havana, Cuba, on Sunday. Photograph: Ramon Espinosa/AP Photo

US president Joe Biden voiced his support for protesters in Cuba, as the socialist country witnessed the largest demonstration against the government (...)

Reform-minded Cuban economists have long called for the role of small business to be expanded to help jump-start the economy and to create jobs. Photograph:  Yamil Lage/AFP via Getty

In a major reform of the state-dominated economy, the Cuban government will allow small private businesses to operate in most fields, eliminating its (...)

A team of 217 Cuban health professionals arrive in Pretoria, South Africa, on April 27th, to help in the fight against coronavirus. Photograph: Dino Lloyd/Gallo Images via Getty Images

The mayor of one of Italy’s biggest cities was effusive in her praise for the Cuban medics who spent three months in the country helping fight coronav(...)

Federico Julián González: ‘I’m an Irish citizen who was born somewhere else. My alliances to this country are enormous because it’s where my kids are growing up.’ Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Federico Julián González was three when his father, a doctor, was arrested by El Salvador’s military junta for caring for a guerrilla fighter. His fat(...)

The tightening of the decades-old US embargo on the Caribbean’s largest island will further wound its crippled economy as well as hurt US travel companies File Photograph: Alexandre Meneghini/Reuters

The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed heavy new restrictions on travel to Cuba by US citizens, including a ban on cruises, in a bid to further (...)

A car passes by the Telegrafo Hotel in Havana on Wednesday. Tighter restrictions on US travellers to Cuba will go into effect on Thursday, the White House  said. Photograph: Yamil Lagey/AFP/Getty Images

The US government made it tougher on Wednesday for Americans to book trips and do business with Cuba, making good on a pledge by President Donald Tru(...)

The Cuban Embassy on 16th Street in Washington, DC. Photograph: EPA

The Trump administration expelled 15 Cuban diplomats from the embassy in Washington in an escalating response to mysterious illnesses afflicting US eE(...)

A classic car passes in front of the American embassy in Havana, Cuba. Photograph: Alejandro Ernesto/EPA

The United States has ordered more than half of its diplomatic personnel to leave Cuba, amid growing concern about a spate of illnesses and maladies t(...)

The famous poster (right) of Che Guevara created by Irish artist Jim Fitzpatrick, and an image of Camilo Guevara (left) given a similar treatment. Illustration: Paul Scott

Even Camilo Guevara sometimes struggles to separate the man from the myth. For those who never met him, Che Guevara is an elusive character, an amalga(...)

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