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Thousands take to the streets in Havana to protest food shortages and rising prices
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Thousands take to the streets in Havana to protest food shortages and rising prices

Jul 12th 2021, 7:23 AM 15,976 Views 16 Comments

Cuba is going through its worst economic crisis in decades.

Tremors felt as far as US mainland after major 7.7 magnitude earthquake rocks Caribbean
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Tremors felt as far as US mainland after major 7.7 magnitude earthquake rocks Caribbean

Jan 29th 2020, 9:21 AM 15,555 Views 6 Comments

An initial tsunami warning following the earthquake was lifted.

One of three women who survived Cuban plane crash dies
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One of three women who survived Cuban plane crash dies

May 22nd 2018, 4:25 PM 9,836 Views 6 Comments

The death toll is now 111.

Cuba plane crash black box found 'in good condition'
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Cuba plane crash black box found 'in good condition'

May 20th 2018, 10:55 AM 7,528 Views 1 Comment

An audit is to be carried out on the Mexican company that leased the aircraft involved in the crash.

Plane in Cuba crash was poorly maintained, former pilot alleges
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Plane in Cuba crash was poorly maintained, former pilot alleges

May 19th 2018, 6:39 PM 13,624 Views 11 Comments

The leased passenger plane crashed shortly after takeoff killing over 100 people.

Three women in critical condition and over 100 dead in Cuba plane crash
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Three women in critical condition and over 100 dead in Cuba plane crash

May 19th 2018, 6:58 AM 12,035 Views 1 Comment

The three women, who were pulled from the wreckage, are the only survivors of yesterday’s plane crash.

Many feared dead after Cuban airliner carrying 104 passengers crashes
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Many feared dead after Cuban airliner carrying 104 passengers crashes

May 18th 2018, 8:10 PM 56,580 Views 28 Comments

A military officer old reporters that there appears to have been only three survivors, who remain in critical condition.

US expels 15 Cuban diplomats following mysterious attacks on embassy staff
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US expels 15 Cuban diplomats following mysterious attacks on embassy staff

Oct 3rd 2017, 6:33 PM 8,336 Views 9 Comments

Those affected have exhibited physical symptoms including ear complaints, hearing loss, dizziness, headaches and difficulty sleeping.

Donald Trump says he's ending Obama's 'one-sided deal' with Cuba
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Donald Trump says he's ending Obama's 'one-sided deal' with Cuba

Jun 16th 2017, 8:21 PM 18,237 Views 53 Comments

Of course, that’s not the whole truth – in reality he’s restricting travel and trading with Cuba.

Havana holds huge tribute to Castro; all kinds of world leaders turn up
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Havana holds huge tribute to Castro; all kinds of world leaders turn up

Nov 30th 2016, 12:06 PM 12,612 Views 80 Comments

Ireland’s ambassador to Mexico Sonja Hyland was in attendance in Havana last night.

PHOTOS: US cruise ship arrives in Cuba for the first time in 40 years
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PHOTOS: US cruise ship arrives in Cuba for the first time in 40 years

May 2nd 2016, 5:09 PM 19,481 Views 41 Comments

The Adonia crossed the Florida Straits overnight – 53 years after they were blocked during the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Cuba: If it's such a health superpower, why have thousands of doctors fled?
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Cuba: If it's such a health superpower, why have thousands of doctors fled?

Mar 28th 2016, 8:30 AM 25,649 Views 118 Comments

A total of 1,278 Cuban medics fled to make use of a US parole programme for doctors in 2013 alone.

Delirious scenes as the Rolling Stones play to half a million fans in Cuba's first mega-concert
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Delirious scenes as the Rolling Stones play to half a million fans in Cuba's first mega-concert

Mar 26th 2016, 7:27 AM 18,710 Views 37 Comments

Until recently rock music was banned in the communist island state.

Bank of Ireland wouldn't accept couple's Cuba holiday money
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Bank of Ireland wouldn't accept couple's Cuba holiday money

Mar 28th 2015, 10:15 AM 46,125 Views 84 Comments

BoI has a relationship with a US bank – which makes things a little complicated. But this sounds ridiculous…

Moving on: US welcomes release of 53 political prisoners in Cuba
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Moving on: US welcomes release of 53 political prisoners in Cuba

Jan 9th 2015, 10:05 PM 11,125 Views 33 Comments

it’s part of the moves to normalise ties between the two countries.

So, how are we getting on with Cuba these days?
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So, how are we getting on with Cuba these days?

Jul 12th 2014, 10:45 AM 11,318 Views 40 Comments

Pretty well, it turns out…

Did you know the uilleann pipes were big in Cuba?
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Did you know the uilleann pipes were big in Cuba?

Apr 26th 2014, 10:33 AM 11,729 Views 22 Comments

Alexander Suarez Mendez is one of about 20 adults in Cuba learning the uilleann pipes.

Why are Cuban cigars getting shorter?
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Why are Cuban cigars getting shorter?

Mar 1st 2014, 9:45 AM 10,864 Views 10 Comments

Is there a place for the Cuban cigar in a world that is starting to slowly hate tobacco?

Cooking with tobacco: it’s a thing now apparently
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Cooking with tobacco: it’s a thing now apparently

Mar 10th 2013, 9:30 AM 7,452 Views 15 Comments

Tobacco sauces, spreads and tobacco salt for use in any dish – two years of trial and error lead to cigar-infused menu in Cuba. But would you eat it?

Chavez uses Twitter to announce his surprise return to Venezuela
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Chavez uses Twitter to announce his surprise return to Venezuela

Feb 18th 2013, 2:30 PM 7,113 Views 13 Comments

Hugo Chavez has spent more than two months in Cuba for cancer surgery and treatment.

Chavez recovering after 'successful' cancer surgery
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Chavez recovering after 'successful' cancer surgery

Dec 12th 2012, 7:00 PM 3,762 Views 29 Comments

The Venezuelan president flew to Havana, Cuba, for surgery on Monday after revealing his cancer had returned.

Colombian rebels announce cease-fire
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Colombian rebels announce cease-fire

Nov 19th 2012, 8:30 PM 3,482 Views 7 Comments

The top negotiator for the group announced the unilateral cease-fire before heading into peace talks.

Cuba urged to allow duty-free imports after storm
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Cuba urged to allow duty-free imports after storm

Oct 30th 2012, 5:32 PM 7,435 Views 14 Comments

Cuba’s government has been asked to help victims of Hurricane Sandy by suspending duties on imports of basic necessities such as food and medicine.

In pictures: archive photos of Cuba's Havana from the early 1900s
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In pictures: archive photos of Cuba's Havana from the early 1900s

Jul 8th 2012, 2:00 PM 9,556 Views 18 Comments

Street vendors, mounted police, and walking on the Malecon…

Hugo Chavez returns to Venezuela after Cuban cancer treatment
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Hugo Chavez returns to Venezuela after Cuban cancer treatment

Jul 4th 2011, 4:17 PM 218 Views 2 Comments

The Venezuelan president arrives home after four weeks in Cuba, where he underwent emergency surgery.

Where is Hugo Chavez?
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Where is Hugo Chavez?

Jun 26th 2011, 12:27 PM 465 Views 6 Comments

The Venezuelan president reappeared on Twitter on Friday, but he hasn’t been seen in public for two weeks after undergoing surgery in Cuba.

Question marks over health of Venezuela's president Hugo Chavez
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Question marks over health of Venezuela's president Hugo Chavez

Jun 22nd 2011, 3:42 PM 212 Views 0 Comments

Just who is pulling the strings in South America’s largest oil producer, while Hugo Chavez recovers from surgery in Cuba?