World news about Cuba. Breaking news and archival information about its people, politics and economy from The New York Times.
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03/17/2018 10:49 AM An Assassinâs Tool Kit: When Guns Are Not Enough For spies, politicians and gangsters, there are any number of grim ways to die. Poison is a favorite.
03/09/2018 07:25 PM The White Sox Add to Their Cuban Connection It was the first team in 45 years with four Cuban players in a lineup. Now, as the White Sox bring in more defectors, the players say Chicago is where they want to be.
02/26/2018 06:51 AM Goodbye Castros, Hello Communist Party A future without President RaĂșl Castro is on the horizon, but everything points to the continuation of the status quo. It doesnât have to.
02/15/2018 11:57 PM Diplomats in Cuba Suffered Brain Injuries. Experts Still Donât Know Why. After examining 21 American diplomats said to have been victims of a mysterious âattackâ in Havana, medical experts found concussion-like damage but no obvious causes.
02/02/2018 03:11 AM Fidel Castroâs Eldest Son Commits Suicide, Cuban Media Says Fidel Castro DĂaz-Balart, 68, was a nuclear physicist. He had been receiving treatment for depression, a state-run Cuban website said.
12/21/2017 11:18 PM Cuba Delays End of RaĂșl Castroâs Presidency by Two Months The transition will happen later than expected, because the Cuban government postponed legislative elections in the wake of damage caused by Hurricane Irma.
12/06/2017 04:07 PM Tillerson Suggests Cuba Could Have Stopped âTargeted Attacksâ on U.S. Diplomats âYou probably knowâ who attacked the 24 American diplomats in Cuba, the secretary of state said. âYou can stop it. Itâs as simple as that.â
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 07:00 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.