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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(...)

A tourist poses for a picture with a sign placed at the entrance of a restaurant with the images of Cuban and US Presidents Raul Castro and Barack Obama in Havana, Cuba on Saturday. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

President Barack Obama arrives in Cuba on Sunday for a 48-hour visit, making history by venturing into what was once enemy territory and sparking ent(...)

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 (...)

US president Barack Obama will visit Cuba in March, marking the first US presidential visit to the island since 1928. Photograph: Shawn Thew/EPA

Barack Obama will pay a historic visit to Cuba in March, becoming the first US president to step foot on the island in nearly nine decades. The brief(...)

Pope Francis in conversation with head of the Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Kirill, in Havana, Cuba. Photograph: Getty Images

Pope Francis arrived in Havana on Friday to meet the head of the Russian Orthodox Church nearly 1,000 years after eastern orthodoxy split with Rome, m(...)

Patriarch Kirill of Moscow with Russian president Vladimir Putin.  The rift between the western and eastern branches of Christianity dates to the Great Schism of 1054. Photograph: Alexey Nikolsky/EPA

Pope Francis will stop in Cuba on his way to Mexico next week to hold a historic meeting with Patriarch Kirill of the Russian Orthodox Church, the Va(...)

The head of the Farc delegation Ivan Marquez (R) and the head of the Colombian government delegation Humberto de la Calle (L) at peace talks  in Havana, Cuba. Photograph: Yamil Lage/AFP/Getty Images

Colombia’s government and leftist Farc rebels agreed on Tuesday to ask the UN Security Council to help monitor and verify a rebel disarmament should t(...)

Gerry Adams in Havana, Cuba: he said that while change in Cuba would present “many challenges, such challenges are part of revolutionary struggle,”  Photograph: Desmond Boylan/AP.

The people of Cuba have been vindicated by the recent change in US policy towards the island, Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has said on a visit to (...)

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