Despite optimism over the thaw in Cuba's relationship with the United States, the island nation's economy actually shrank this year. The reason? Economic crises among its key trading partners.
Cuba's government will come under pressure to be transparent about the circumstances of last week's plane crash. However, transparency is by no means certain, the Cuban blogger Yoani Sánchez writes.
Analysts say little will change as Miguel Diaz-Canel takes over the presidency in Cuba. The country's economy is in desperate need of reform and US-Cuba relations are on the rocks after a brief honeymoon.
For the first time since the 1959 revolution, Cuba's new head of state will not answer to the name Castro. Miguel Diaz-Canel takes on a country facing many challenges. Andreas Knobloch reports from Havana.
While US-Cuba ties have continued to deteriorate, the EU has stressed a new beginning in relations. Now the bloc's foreign policy chief is visiting the island nation. DW’s Andreas Knobloch reports from Havana.
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