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...
HAVANA, Nov 23- On a historic visit to Cuba, Spanish premier Pedro Sanchez vowed on Friday that his country would continue to increase investments there despite Cuba's cash woes, illustrating Europe's enduring interest in the opening market even as the United States pulls away. But Europe continues to forge ahead improving ties with Cuba, which over the past...
MADRID/ HAVANA, Nov 22- Spanish premier Pedro Sanchez will embark on the first official bilateral visit by a Spanish leader to Cuba in 32 years on Thursday, at a time when the Communist-run island is looking towards Europe as its ties with the United States fester. It is first official visit to Cuba by a Spanish Prime Minister since 1986, when his fellow social...
HAVANA, Oct 30- A yellow excavator, forklift and other heavy equipment made by U.S. firm Caterpillar gleam outside Cuba's annual trade fair, reflecting once-bright hopes for increased U.S.-Cuban commerce fanned by the 2014 detente between the old Cold War foes. Aparicio says he is struggling to find U.S. firms keen on doing business with Cuba given fears of...
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.