Cuba

Cuba receives food, medicine donations from allies to ease worst economic crisis in decades

Cuba is facing one of the worst economic crisis in decades. Monetary reform, Covid-19 pandemic and the subsequent fall of tourism have combined to create the economic crisis Cuba received shipments of food and medical supplies from allies Mexico, Russia, China and Bolivia.

published on : 15th August 2021

Trump administration scuttles MLB-Cuba baseball deal

Cuban Americans say politics should stay out of sports as US President Donald Trump decides to end a deal between Major League Baseball and the Cuban Baseball Federation.

published on : 10th April 2019

On Your Feet: Gloria and Emilio Estefan bring their story to London

The Cuban-American superstars have been married for forty years and say the musical is their love story - but also that of music and their two nations.

published on : 10th April 2019

The twilight hour of socialism has arrived: Trump

He was talking specifically about Venezuela, Cuba and Nicaragua, but snuck in a reference to the United States.

published on : 20th March 2019

39 people injured in annual Cuba fireworks festival

At least 39 people have been injured at a fireworks explosion at the annual Parrandas festival in Cuba. 

published on : 27th December 2017

Cuba denounces US decision to expel Cuban diplomats

The Cuban Foreign Minister denounced President Trump's decision to expel Cuban diplomats in protest of the country's failure to protect staff at the US embassy in Havana from a a mysterious 'attack'.

published on : 4th October 2017

A hit to tourism expected in Cuba after US urges no travel

After two and a half years of boom in US visits to Cuba, the last few months have proven something of a rude awakening for Cubans working in the tourist industry. 

published on : 2nd October 2017

Cuba braces for monster Hurricane Irma

Cuba battens down the hatches as Hurricane Irma roars in. Hundreds of worshipers gather to pray to the country's patron saint, Our Lady of Charity, in hopes of protection from the storm.

published on : 8th September 2017

Cuban graffiti artists go up the walls in Havana

As Cuba is opening up, young graffiti artists climb up the walls of Havana to express their thoughts and feelings. Elly Park reports.

published on : 10th August 2017

Trump orders clampdown on Cuba travel and trade

Rolling back many of his predecessor's historic policies on Cuba, President Donald Trump on June 17 ordered tighter restrictions.

published on : 17th June 2017

PETA activists in lettuce bikinis call for a vegan revolution in Cuba

The "lettuce ladies," PETA-affiliated animal rights activists clad in lettuce bikinis, rally in Havana, Cuba for a vegan diet.

published on : 3rd March 2017