World news about Cuba. Breaking news and archival information about its people, politics and economy from The New York Times.
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02/15/2018 11:57 PM Diplomats in Cuba Suffered Brain Injuries. Experts Still Donât Know Why. After examining 21 American diplomats said to have been victims of a mysterious âattackâ in Havana, medical experts found concussion-like damage but no obvious causes.
02/02/2018 03:11 AM Fidel Castroâs Eldest Son Commits Suicide, Cuban Media Says Fidel Castro DĂaz-Balart, 68, was a nuclear physicist. He had been receiving treatment for depression, a state-run Cuban website said.
12/21/2017 11:18 PM Cuba Delays End of RaĂșl Castroâs Presidency by Two Months The transition will happen later than expected, because the Cuban government postponed legislative elections in the wake of damage caused by Hurricane Irma.
12/06/2017 04:07 PM Tillerson Suggests Cuba Could Have Stopped âTargeted Attacksâ on U.S. Diplomats âYou probably knowâ who attacked the 24 American diplomats in Cuba, the secretary of state said. âYou can stop it. Itâs as simple as that.â
11/21/2017 11:45 AM Trump Is Returning Cuba Policy to the Cold War Mysterious illnesses among American diplomats in Havana have given President Trump the pretext to take a harder line on Cuba.
11/08/2017 06:15 PM Trump Tightens Cuba Embargo, Restricting Access to Hotels and Businesses The new rules, intended to direct money away from the military, limit ties with Cuba just as President Trump pushes business deals with Communist China.
11/01/2017 07:00 PM Trump Administration Defends Cuba Embargo at U.N., Reversing Obama The American dissent on a General Assembly resolution condemning the embargo left the United States isolated again on the issue.
10/28/2017 02:23 AM In J.F.K. Files, a Peek Back at an Era of Secrets and Intrigue Documents released this week recall the Cold War context against which the assassination of John F. Kennedy generated suspicion that persists to this day.
10/09/2017 06:01 AM Execution Still Haunts Village, 50 Years After Che Guevaraâs Death Residents of a tiny Bolivian hamlet vividly recall the day the guerrilla leader was shot at their school. âFor us, this was a time of suffering,â says a woman who brought him soup.
10/05/2017 10:17 PM A âSonic Attackâ on Diplomats in Cuba? These Scientists Doubt It The symptoms reported by U.S. embassy staff in Havana probably were not caused by a mysterious sonic weapon, experts said.