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  • HAVANA, April 29- Britain's Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond on Friday praised Cuban President Raul Castro for embracing the realities of the modern world after a meeting with the Communist leader that marked a further step in Cuba's thaw with the West. Cuba still has one of the world's lowest Internet penetrations with access expensive and restricted.

  • HAVANA, April 22- Cuba said on Friday it would lift a ban on Cuban-born citizens entering and leaving the Caribbean island by commercial vessels, opening the way for U.S. cruise operator Carnival Corp to set sail for the country from Miami next week. We want to extend our sincere appreciation to Cuba and to our team who worked so hard to help make this happen, "Carnival...

  • CUBA'S RAUL CASTRO SAYS CURRENT GENERATION OF LEADERS WILL NOT HEAD PARTY AT NEXT CONGRESS, DUE IN FIVE YEARS.

  • CUBA'S RAUL CASTRO TO SERVE SECOND TERM AS HEAD OF COMMUNIST PARTY, NO CHANGES AT TOP- PARTY STATEMENT.

  • HAVANA— Cuban President Raul Castro delivered a grim report on the state of the country on Saturday, acknowledging that the communist bureaucracy he oversees has failed to implement most of the hundreds of changes launched five years ago to stimulate the stagnant centrally controlled economy. In a two-hour address to the twice-a-decade meeting of the Cuban...

  • ARTEMISA, Cuba, April 14- In Cuban farm country- between sugar cane, vegetable patches and overgrown fallow land a world away from Havana's tourist-filled streets- producers are seething at what they say is the government's backsliding on promised market reforms to make their lives better. "It is still agony to farm," said 36- year-old Martin, whose attempts to grow...

  • BUENOS AIRES, March 24- President Barack Obama said the United States was too slow to condemn human rights atrocities during Argentina's 1976-1983 dictatorship as he honored victims of the "Dirty War" on Thursday, but he stopped short of apologizing for Washington's early support for the military junta. "There has been controversy about the policies of the...

  • BUENOS AIRES, March 24- President Barack Obama said the United States was too slow to condemn human rights violations during Argentina's 1976-1983 dictatorship as he honored victims of the "Dirty War" on Thursday, but he stopped short of apologizing for Washington's early support of the military junta. Obama's state visit to Argentina coincided with the 40th...

  • BUENOS AIRES, March 24- President Barack Obama faulted U.S. policy regarding Argentina's 1976-1983 dictatorship while honoring victims of the "Dirty War" on Thursday, but he stopped short of apologizing for Washington's early support of the junta. Obama's state visit to Argentina coincided with the 40th anniversary of the coup that began a seven-year...

  • BUENOS AIRES, March 24- President Barack Obama will honor victims of Argentina's "Dirty War" on Thursday, the 40th anniversary of a military coup that led to a seven-year crackdown against Marxist rebels, labor unions and leftist opponents. Obama described the 1976-1983 dictatorship, during which the Argentine security forces killed up to 30,000 people, as a "...

  • BUENOS AIRES, March 24- President Barack Obama will honor victims of Argentina's "Dirty War" on Thursday, the 40th anniversary of a military coup that led to a seven-year crackdown against Marxist rebels, labor unions and leftist opponents. He promised on Wednesday to declassify military and intelligence records related to the dictatorship-era, a time when...

  • President Barack Obama pushed Cuba to improve human rights during his historic visit to the Communist-led island on Monday, publicly sparring with President Raul Castro who showed flashes of anger and hit back at U.S. Obama, the first U.S. president to visit Cuba in 88 years, agreed in 2014 to improve relations with the former Cold War foe but he is under pressure...

  • President Barack Obama pushed Cuba to improve human rights during his historic visit to the Communist-led island on Monday, publicly sparring with President Raul Castro who showed flashes of anger and hit back at U.S. Obama, the first U.S. president to visit Cuba in 88 years, agreed in 2014 to improve relations with the former Cold War foe but he is under pressure...

  • President Barack Obama pushed Cuba to improve its record on human rights and sparred with President Raul Castro during a historic visit to the Communist-ruled island on Monday, while Castro hit back by decrying U.S. Human rights remained an impediment to strengthening ties with Cuba despite the rapprochement reached by the two leaders in December 2014,...

  • Pres. Obama, Pres. Castro answer questions

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports from Cuba about the historic press conference between U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro.

  • Castro answers questions from Western press

    The Power Lunch panel and Michelle Caruso-Caberera react to Cuba's Raul Castro answering press questions.

  • Obama: Embargo is going to end, it's logic

    President Barack Obama answers questions on Cuba and his confidence in the embargo ending and progress being made past his presidency.

  • Obama: Aggressively exercising embargo flexibility

    President Barack Obama and Cuba's Raul Castro answer questions regarding their first official talks between their governments in decades.

  • Obama: We don't view Cuba as a threat to the US

    President Barack Obama speaks in Havana, Cuba and addresses Cuba's Raul Castro for the first official talks between their governments in decades.

  • HAVANA, March 21- Cuba and the United States will always have differences, Cuban President Raul Castro said on Monday during a historic visit by President Barack Obama, especially while the United States maintains a "double standard" on human rights. Castro said they could achieve much greater cooperation if the United States lifted its 54- year-old trade...