HAVANA, July 2- Cuba's Communist government said on Tuesday it was studying the potential use of cryptocurrency as part of a series of measures to boost its economy amid a deepening crisis exacerbated by U.S. sanctions. Cuba's top ally Venezuela introduced a cryptocurrency last year aiming to avoid U.S. sanctions and weather hyperinflation, although it never...
The Trump administration said last month it was tightening U.S. travel restrictions on Communist-run Cuba and allowing U.S. citizens to bring lawsuits against foreign companies profiting from property taken from them after Cuba's 1959 revolution. The European Union and Canada, whose companies are the top investors in Cuba, particularly in the tourism and...
Internal Trade Minister Betsy Diaz Velazquez told a closed-door session of the National Assembly on Thursday that sales in the first quarter totaled 92.5 percent of the government's target, short around 500 million pesos, which are officially equal to the dollar. Communist-run Cuba relies on imports directly or indirectly for much of what it consumes, and...
HAVANA, March 14- Cuba has jettisoned rhetorical restraint toward the United States and is broadcasting footage of military defense exercises in the face of threats and new sanctions from the administration of President Donald Trump. Not anymore, as the United States is increasingly blaming Cuba's Communist government for the political crisis in its...
Cuba has a new president – and for the first time in six decades, his last name is not Castro, and now Cuba must sort out the lines of authority between party and state, William M. LeoGrande explains in The Conversation.
A 57-year-old bureaucrat replaced Raul Castro as the president of Cuba on Thursday.
Philip Peters, Cuba Research Center president, provides perspective to President Trump's proposed plan to restrict business relations in Cuba.
Cuban President Raul Castro said he will step down from power after his second term ends in 2018.
The Trump administration is nearing completion of a policy review to determine how far it goes in rolling back former President Barack Obama's engagement with Cuba.
Cuba has suggested that its famous rum serves as a means of paying back Cold War-era debt.
Diego Moya-Ocampos, Latin American analyst at IHS, discusses what the death of Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro means for the communist country.
John Kavulich, Former President, Senior Policy Advisor, U.S. Cuba Trade & Economic Council, discusses what impact, if any, Fidel Castro's death will have on the U.S.
CNBC's Susan Li reports on whether the election of Donald Trump will change America's policy toward the island nation. And Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on traveling there.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera talks to Cubans about what happens in their country now.
In Havana, workers are busy preparing the city's Revolution Plaza for two days of tributes to the late Fidel Castro. NBC's Jim Gray reports.
Trump Chief of Staff Reince Priebus says the president-elect could reverse the U.S. opening to Cuba unless Havana changes its approach.
Fidel Castro, who led a rebel army to improbable victory in Cuba, embraced communism and defied 10 U.S. presidents, has died at age 90.
Fidel Castro's life was synonymous with Cuban history. Here are some key moments.
Highly-skilled workers are leaving the public sector for new, better financial opportunities.
Fidel Castro thanked Cubans for their tributes to mark his 90th birthday, and the iconic leftist revolutionary also lambasted his old foe, the U.S.