U.S. and Cuba failed to reach a deal on re-establishing diplomatic relations and re-opening embassies in each country. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports and Peter Quinter, attorney at Gray Robinson, offers his perspective.» Read More
HAVANA/ WASHINGTON, Dec 17- President Barack Obama was set to announce that the United States and Cuba are moving to normalize diplomatic relations more than 50 years after they were severed, the biggest U.S. policy shift in decades of hostile ties with the island. Previewing his announcement, U.S. officials said the United States and Cuba would move to open...
Senator Marco Rubio, (R-Fla), explains why he is still for the embargo in Cuba. "Cuba is not just a dictatorship, it is a serial human rights violating government," Rubio says.
President Obama has decided to establish diplomatic relations with Cuba and open an embassy in Havana, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
"Cuba has done nothing to advance democracy," says Senator Marco Rubio, (R-Fla), discussing President Obama's negotiations with Cuba and plans to ease policy.
Former Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of State, Roger Noriega, discusses Cuba's political regime and President Obama's decision to participate in discussions with the Republic.
The US government is opening up to Cuba. Here are pictures of life in Havana, and what changes the country has been undergoing.
CNBC's Bob Pisani looks at what stocks are moving on news of normalizing relations between the U.S. and Cuba.
President Barack Obama was set to announce a shift in policy toward Cuba on Wednesday and the Associated Press reported the changes would include the opening of an embassy in Cuba and the start of talks to normalize relations. The shift in policy, which could be one of the biggest changes in decades of animosity between communist-ruled Cuba and the United...
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the latest details in the thawing relations between the U.S. and Cuba.
Edie Bornstein, Crystal Cruises CEO, discusses how the cruise industry could benefit by improved relations with Cuba.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera explains what Cuba will have to do for the U.S. to eliminate its embargo.
American Alan Gross who spent 5 years in a Cuban prison has been released. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera explains how this impacts the U.S. embargo against Cuba.
According to an Obama official, American Alan Gross has been released after spending five years in a Cuban prison, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
WASHINGTON, Dec 13- The U.S. Senate on Saturday passed a $1.1 trillion spending bill that lifts the threat of a government shutdown as Congress attempts to wrap up a two-year legislative session marked by bitter partisanship and few major accomplishments. Passage of the 1,603- page bill was a long, tough struggle in the Senate and the House of Representatives...
BRUSSELS/ HAVANA, Dec 9- Cuba has delayed negotiations towards an accord with the European Union aimed at opening up the Communist-ruled island, citing a dispute over an EU cultural event in Washington, people close to the matter said on Tuesday. The third round of talks, due to take place on Jan. 8-9 in Havana, was scheduled to discuss human rights, always a sensitive...
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The Treasury Department said energy drinks firm Red Bull settled a potential civil liability suit for alleged violations of US sanctions against Cuba.
The White House said it has attempted, and failed, to build a social media site in Cuba, but held that it was meant for discussion, not a coup.