Cuba, U.S. ink oil, toxic spill deal before Trump takes over

Jan 10, 2017

Cuba, U.S. ink oil, toxic spill deal before Trump takes over

Cuba and the United States agreed on Monday to jointly prevent, contain and clean up oil and other toxic spills in the Gulf of Mexico, as they rush to conclude deals before President-elect Donald Trump takes office. U.S. Charge d’Affaires Jeffrey DeLaurentis, upon signing ...

EU, Cuba normalize ties after long rift

Dec 12, 2016

EU, Cuba normalize ties after long rift

The European Union and Cuba signed a deal Monday to normalize ties that had been blocked for decades by human rights concerns under revolutionary icon Fidel Castro. Cuba was the only Latin American country not to have a “dialogue and cooperation” deal with the ...

Cannons thunder as thousands mourn Castro in Havana

Nov 29, 2016

Cannons thunder as thousands mourn Castro in Havana

Galvanized by a 21-gun salute that thundered across Havana, tens of thousands of Cubans paid final respects on Monday to Fidel Castro, who led a leftist revolution, ruled for half a century and resisted the United States throughout the Cold War. Castro died on ...