Calvin Coolidge: Last US president to visit Havana
It’s 88 years since a U.S. President set foot in Cuba. That man was Calvin Coolidge.
US President Barack Obama arrives in Havana for historic visit
After weeks of eager anticipation, U.S. President Barack Obama has arrived in Cuba for his historic visit.
Edgy new sights and sounds from contemporary Cuba
One of the things the Cuban people are often associated with is their love of music. Jazz, salsa, rhumba are all popular musical genres on the island. The country is also famous for musical groups Los Van Van and Buena Vista Social Club.
US President Obama’s game plan for Latin America
It’s been over a year since Cuba and the United States announced their renewal of diplomatic ties. Now, President Barack Obama is visiting.
Cubans react to renewed relationship with the US
On March 21st President Barack Obama becomes the first U.S. president to travel to Cuba in more than 80 years.
More Cuban girls graduate from high school and go on to university
Cuba prides itself on its free education system, and like many countries where girls have equal access to education, they tend to do better than boys.
Cuba-US relations: The view from Havana
While polls suggest a majority of Americans approve of U.S. President Barack Obama’s decision to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba, he has faced criticism at home from many of the Republican presidential candidates. But what do Cubans think?
World’s best cigar sommeliers compete in Havana
Cigar aficionados from around the world descend on Havana for the annual Cigar Festival. Among them, some of the world’s leading experts on Cuban cigars. Many come to compete in the international cigar sommelier competition.
Obama administration loosens rules on Cuba travel, dollar
The Obama administration on Tuesday loosened rules on travel to Cuba and the Cuban government’s use of the dollar, removing obstacles to closer ties between the two countries five days before President Barack Obama makes a historic trip to Havana.