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  • Volunteers at the Turning Point USA booth wait to speak with people attending the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland, February 23, 2017.

    Conservatives are delivering these messages to break young Americans' loyalty to Bernie Sanders, Vox reports.

  • HAVANA— Cuban President Raul Castro appears eager to maintain better relations with the United States and gave a group of U.S. Congress members signed copies of a recent speech expressing his willingness to negotiate with President Donald Trump, Sen. Leahy and four other members of Congress spoke to reporters Wednesday at the end of a three-day trip to Cuba...

  • QUITO, Feb 20- Ecuador's leftist government candidate Lenin Moreno looked set for victory on Monday in a presidential election, but slow results meant it may take days to know if he will face a runoff with former banker Guillermo Lasso. While Ecuadoreans are angry over an economic downturn and corruption scandals, the opposition split its votes among...

  • QUITO, Feb 20- Ecuador's leftist government candidate Lenin Moreno looked set for victory on Monday in a presidential election, but slow results meant it may take days to know if he will face a runoff with former banker Guillermo Lasso. While Ecuadoreans are angry over an economic downturn and corruption scandals, the opposition split its votes among...

  • QUITO, Feb 20- Ecuadorean leftist government candidate Lenin Moreno looked set for victory in a presidential election but results still coming in on Monday meant he may face a runoff with former banker Guillermo Lasso. While Ecuadoreans are angry over an economic downturn and corruption scandals, the opposition split its votes among candidates and the...

  • QUITO, Feb 20- Ecuadorean leftist government candidate Lenin Moreno was set for victory in a presidential election but results still coming in on Monday meant he may face a runoff with former banker Guillermo Lasso. In a nail-biter vote with eight candidates, Moreno was close to the threshold needed to avoid a second round on April 2 and continue a decade-long...

  • QUITO, Feb 20- Leftist government candidate Lenin Moreno was within striking distance of winning the first round of Ecuador's presidential election on Monday, as the Andean country's electoral body counted ballots late into the night. A couple of hundred opposition supporters congregated in front of the electoral council headquarters in Quito to demand...

  • Marriott CEO: Cuba remains a place that people want to go see

    CNBC's Susan Li talks to Arne Sorenson, Marriott CEO, about earnings, growth and Cuba.

  • HAVANA, Feb 14- From buses and trucks to a $500 million golf resort, China is deepening its business footprint in Cuba, helping the fellow Communist-run state survive a crisis in oil-benefactor Venezuela and insulate against a possible rollback of U.S. detente. Cuban imports from China reached a record $1.9 billion in 2015, nearly 60 percent above the annual...

  • Taxi stand outside hotels in the historical center of Havana offer lots of options.

    Despite warnings from the Trump administration, fliers and airlines are making the most of the opening between the U.S. and Cuba.

  • MIAMI, Jan 27- Two Florida ports have canceled plans to sign cooperation pacts with Communist-ruled Cuba after state Governor Rick Scott threatened to cancel their funding if they did business with the "Cuban dictatorship." The news comes as Cuba watchers are looking closely for signs of how the United States' fragile detente with Cuba will fare under President...

  • President Donald Trump has threatened to scrap the move to normalize relations between Washington and Havana, one of former President Barack Obama's signature foreign policy initiatives, if he doesn't get a better deal. "We're hopeful that when the Trump Administration conducts a thorough review of U.S.- Cuba policy, they will see how enhanced cooperation...

  • End of exemption for Cubans

    Evelio Medina, Miami Brickell Chamber of Commerce president, Deplorables Inaugural Ball chairman, discusses the Obama administration's plans to end "wet foot, dry foot" policy, U.S.-Cuba relations and the Deplorables Inaugural Ball.

  • U.S. President Barack Obama gives his farewell speech at McCormick Place on January 10, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois.

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on President Obama's announcement to reverse a longstanding policy that allows any Cuban that reaches U.S. soil to stay.

  • President Barack Obama and Cuba's President Raul Castro shake hands during their first meeting on the second day of Obama's visit to Cuba, in Havana March 21, 2016.

    The Obama administration is ending the "wet foot, dry foot" policy that granted residency to Cubans who arrived in the United States without visas.

  • HAVANA, Dec 27- Cuba's economy shrank 0.9 percent this year in tandem with the crisis in key trading partner Venezuela, President Raul Castro told the National Assembly on Tuesday in a closed-door speech, predicting a slightly brighter outlook for 2017.. The figure suggests sharp economic contraction in the second half after the cash-strapped government...

  • HAVANA, Dec 27- Cuba's economy shrank 0.9 percent this year in tandem with the crisis in its key trading partner Venezuela, President Raul Castro told the National Assembly on Tuesday in a closed-door speech, predicting a slightly brighter outlook for 2017.. The figure suggests the economy contracted sharply in the second half after the cash-strapped...

  • HAVANA, Dec 27- Cuba's economy shrank 0.9 percent this year in tandem with the crisis in its key trading partner Venezuela, its economy minister told the National Assembly on Tuesday in a closed-door speech, predicting a slightly brighter outlook for 2017.. The figure suggests the island nation's economy contracted sharply in the second half of 2016 after the...

  • HAVANA, Dec 27- Cuba's economy shrank 0.9 percent this year due to a fall in exports to its oil-producing allies as they struggled with the long slump in global fuel prices, its economy minister told the National Assembly on Tuesday in a closed-door speech. In excerpts published by official media, Economy Minister Ricardo Cabrisas told the National Assembly...

  • The sun sets over Havana on the evening before the U.S. officially reopens their embassy after 54 years.

    Cuba has suggested that its famous rum serves as a means of paying back Cold War-era debt.