US President Barack Obama and his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro met Monday in Havana for groundbreaking talks on ending the standoff between the two neighbors.
As the crisis in Venezuela worsens, Cuba continues to throw its support behind the government in Caracas. How much influence does Havana hold over President Nicolas Maduro?
The US has expelled two diplomats from the Cuban Embassy in Washington after incidents in Havana left American officials with potentially permanent hearing loss. Cuba denies involvement and has launched an investigation.
The reverse shift in US policy towards Cuba could hit US businesses that have poured into Cuba since 2014. But will it have the desired effect of pushing Havana towards political reform?
Cuba is set to hold municipal elections on October 22, a precursor to the handover of power from President Raul Castro in 2018. Accession in one-party systems is never easy, and Cuba is no exception.
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