Cuba: News

02 May 2023

Travel And Tourism

These souvenirs speak volumes about Cuba's warm culture

When traveling to a land far away, getting a piece of its culture back home goes without saying.

25 Nov 2022

Vladimir Putin

'Purple hands': Putin's ill health British media's yet another speculation?

Russian President Vladimir Putin is sick, as per a new report by the British daily The Mirror, known for its tabloid-style journalism.

29 Sep 2022


Hurricane Ian hits Florida, causes unprecedented damage, power outage

Said to be the most damaging in a long time and classified as a Category 4 storm, Hurricane Ian made landfall near the city of Fort Myers, along southwest coast of Florida on Wednesday, said the US National Hurricane Center (NHC).

Cuba: One killed, 121 injured after lightning triggers massive fire

A major fire broke out in the Cuban city of Matanzas after lightning struck an oil storage facility.

11 July 2022

Weight loss

National Mojito Day 2022: Know everything about the classic cocktail

Observed on July 11 every year, National Mojito Day encourages people to raise a glass and appreciate the most classic and loved beverage around the world.

07 May 2022

Barack Obama

Havana: 22 killed after 'gas leak' blast rips hotel apart

A massive explosion struck one of Cuba's most luxurious five-star hotels, killing at least 22 people and injuring 74 others.

25 May 2021

PNB Scam

Mehul Choksi, fugitive businessman, goes missing in Antigua; probe on

Mehul Choksi - the fugitive jewelry businessman wanted in India in connection with the Rs. 14,000 crore PNB loan fraud - has gone missing in the island nation of Antigua and Barbuda, where he had been residing since 2018.

17 Apr 2021

Raul Castro

Raul Castro confirms he's resigning, ending long era in Cuba

Raul Castro said on Friday that he is resigning as head of Cuba's Communist Party, ending an era of formal leadership by him and his brother Fidel Castro that began with the 1959 revolution.

22 Jun 2018

Fidel Castro

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.

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.

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.

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.

18 Sep 2017

US State Department

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.

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.

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.

17 Jun 2017

Donald Trump

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."

10 Jun 2017

Fidel Castro

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.

30 May 2017

Fidel Castro

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.