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WARSAW, June 3- President Barack Obama on Tuesday defended the deal to get U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl out of Taliban captivity, saying questions that have emerged about the circumstances of the soldier's capture did not negate the need to bring him home.
WASHINGTON, June 3- President Barack Obama on Tuesday his administration's operation to rescue Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl from Taliban captivity, saying the United States was committed to freeing its prisoners of war regardless of how they were captured.
HAVANA, May 27- The head of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce praised the growth of free enterprise in Cuba upon his arrival in Havana Tuesday at the start of a three-day visit that was criticized by a leading supporter of the U.S. embargo in Washington.
WASHINGTON, May 22- Lawmakers in Congress headed toward a showdown over Pentagon spending on Thursday after the House and Senate advanced competing versions of the annual defense policy bill that differ on everything from spending priorities to closing Guantanamo.
WASHINGTON, May 21- The House of Representative on Wednesday edged toward passage of an annual defense policy bill that rejects Pentagon plans to retire older weapons systems and slow the rise in military pay as it implements long-term spending cuts ordered by Congress.
HAVANA, May 9- In a land where the potato is scarce, black marketeers peddle tubers in hushed tones, like drug dealers on a big city street corner. Despite market-oriented reforms enacted by President Raul Castro, the communist-run country still encounters chronic shortages.
The U.S. government masterminded the creation of a "Cuban Twitter" — a communications network designed to undermine the communist government in Cuba.
Cuba will open itself more to international investment and allow the existence of wholly owned foreign firms, but some experts doubt the benefits.
New Cuban law will allow foreign investors to 100 percent of a business there. Thomas Herzfeld of Thomas J. Herzfeld Advisors, provides guidelines for U.S. investors.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera outlines new Cuban law, including foreign investors can own 100 percent of a business there, and a promise of no expropriations.
Foreigners looking to invest in Cuba should keep in mind the country still lacks rule of law and protection of property rights, one attorney warns.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera takes a look at Cuba's new foreign investment law which will allow the existence of foreign-owned businesses.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on the new Cuban investment law.
As Venezuela's economic woes deepen and violent clashes increase, Cuba's economy is walking on a tight rope.
About half a million Americans legally travel to Cuba every year, and tour professionals are hopeful that policies may change to allow more.
President Raul Castro issued a stern warning to entrepreneurs pushing the boundaries of Cuba's economic reform.
Gordon Mott, executive editor of Cigar Aficionado, showcases this year's top three cigars and explains why this is the "golden age" of cigars.
Royal Bank of Scotland will pay $100 million to resolve U.S. probes into whether the bank violated U.S. sanctions laws against Iran, Sudan, Burma and Cuba.
The first storm of the Atlantic hurricane season to threaten the United States formed Thursday and was on a path for the Gulf Coast.
Real estate agents on the island of Cuba have had to work in the shadows, fearing arrest. Until now.