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Cuba: President Kovind pays homage to revolutionary leader Fidel Castro

22 Jun 2018

Cuba: President Kovind pays homage to revolutionary leader Fidel Castro

President Ram Nath Kovind has paid tribute to Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro in Santiago de Cuba, describing the late leader as a great friend of India who lent strength to the voice of developing countries in the international arena.

Paramaribo: President Kovind will perform yoga with Suriname counterpart Bouterse

21 Jun 2018

Paramaribo: President Kovind will perform yoga with Suriname counterpart Bouterse

President Ram Nath Kovind will perform yoga asanas along with his Suriname counterpart Desire Delano Bouterse in Paramaribo today to observe the International Day of Yoga in this Latin American country.

Cuba: Ageing airliner crashes shortly after take-off, kills 100

19 May 2018

Cuba: Ageing airliner crashes shortly after take-off, kills 100

In what is being called the worst aviation accident to hit Cuba in the last three decades, an ageing aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff on Friday, leaving 100 people dead. 3 survivors were rushed to the hospital.

Fidel Castro's eldest son 'Fidelito,' depression patient, kills himself

02 Feb 2018

Fidel Castro's eldest son 'Fidelito,' depression patient, kills himself

Cuba's late revolutionary leader Fidel Castro's eldest son Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart committed suicide yesterday. He was 68.

Suspected 'sonic attack:' US mulls closing embassy in Cuba

18 Sep 2017

Suspected 'sonic attack:' US mulls closing embassy in Cuba

The US is considering closing down its embassy in Havana after several diplomatic staff reported health problems.

Hurricane Irma evacuation: Florida running out of time

10 Sep 2017

Hurricane Irma evacuation: Florida running out of time

After sowing the seeds of destruction in Cuba, Hurricane Irma is powering towards Florida and is expected to make landfall soon.

US and Canadian diplomats in Cuba suffer headaches/hearing loss

11 Aug 2017

US and Canadian diplomats in Cuba suffer headaches/hearing loss

A Canadian diplomat stationed in Cuba has suffered hearing loss and headaches, prompting the Canadian foreign ministry to launch an investigation.

Trump partially rolls back Obama's reconciliation with Cuba

17 Jun 2017

Trump partially rolls back Obama's reconciliation with Cuba

President Donald Trump unveiled the new US policy towards Cuba, partially rolling back his predecessor Barack Obama's "completely one-sided deal."

Trump expected to unveil new Cuba policy next week

10 Jun 2017

Trump expected to unveil new Cuba policy next week

US President Donald Trump is expected to announce a new Cuba policy in speech in a Miami on June 16.

Trump administration close to completing Cuba policy review

30 May 2017

Trump administration close to completing Cuba policy review

Sources have revealed that the Trump administration is close to completing a policy review which will determine the degree to which former President Barack Obama's engagement with Cuba could be rolled back.