US President Barack Obama begins a historic visit to Cuba on Sunday, following his announcement in 2015 that he intended to normalize relations with the communist island nation after more than 50 years. While many are pleased, others are skeptical.
A series of alleged health attacks in Havana have soured relations between the US and Cuba. Washington insists that travelers are at risk. Others claim it is all nonsense.
Cuba's legislative body has extended its term to April of 2018, delaying President Raul Castro's historic transfer of power. The aging leader's departure will mark the end of six decades of rule under the Castro family.
Cubans are beginning a week of vigils to mark one year since revolutionary leader Fidel Castro died. The anniversary comes on the eve of an election cycle that will see his brother, Raul, step down as president.
From communist fighters to capitalist consumerism: 50 years after the death of Che Guevara, the revolutionary leader's legacy shines less brightly. Today it's social movements that are continuing the fight.
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