World news about Cuba. Breaking news and archival information about its people, politics and economy from The New York Times.
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04/22/2018 11:37 PM More Black Officials in Power in Cuba as Leadership Changes Despite progress on racial disparity in Cuba, black Cubans fare worse. A decision to select more black Cubans for the highest levels of government sends a signal.
04/21/2018 06:00 PM Cubans Doubt a Change at the Top Will Bring Change at the Bottom On the streets of Havana, the passing of power out of the hands of the Castro family was met with a collective sense of apathy.
04/20/2018 05:28 PM To Be a Star Carlos Acosta Had to Leave Cuba. Maybe His Dancers Wonâ€™t Have To. Mr. Acosta, the international ballet star, has started Acosta Danza, a Cuban contemporary-meets-ballet troupe that makes its U.S. debut this week.
04/19/2018 04:44 PM Fidel Died and RaÃºl Resigned, but Castros Still Hold Sway in Cuba Stalwarts and heirs of the Communist revolution will help support â€” and scrutinize â€” Cubaâ€™s new president, Miguel DÃaz-Canel BermÃºdez.
04/19/2018 03:26 PM Who Is Miguel DÃaz-Canel, Cubaâ€™s New President? Most expect Cubaâ€™s new president to be a leader of continuity after RaÃºl Castro. But he also has to figure out how to resuscitate Cubaâ€™s economy.
04/19/2018 11:00 AM Cubans in Florida Have Waited to See Castros Go, but No One Is Celebrating Thereâ€™s a sense of wistfulness among aging Cuban exiles in Miami: Cuba will no longer be led by a Castro. But they donâ€™t expect real change anytime soon.
04/19/2018 12:59 AM Life After Castro: Who Is Cubaâ€™s Next President? As RaÃºl Castro of Cuba steps down, Miguel DÃaz-Canel BermÃºdez steps up. Hereâ€™s a look at Mr. Castroâ€™s handpicked successor and whatâ€™s ahead for the communist country.
04/18/2018 06:43 PM RaÃºl Castro Prepares to Resign as Cubaâ€™s President, Closing a Dynasty Without the Castro legacy to rely on, his successor will face a minefield of tasks that even Mr. Castro failed to complete.
04/18/2018 11:45 AM How an Alleged Sonic Attack Shaped U.S. Policy on Cuba In 2016, diplomats at the United States Embassy in Havana were mysteriously stricken. Was it an attack? There is no official explanation, but the episode has played a big role in Americaâ€™s current political disengagement with Cuba.
04/17/2018 05:20 PM We Shouldnâ€™t Ignore Cuba As Cuba transitions away from rule by the Castros, the United States has an interest in engaging Havana.