A clean-up operation is under way in parts of the Cuban capital Havana after a tornado hit the city. It killed at least three people and injured more than 170. Cuba is often affected by hurricanes, but tornados are rare.
Three people have been killed and 172 injured after a tornado struck the capital Havana. Although the extent of the damage is not yet known, the Cuban president has described it as "severe."
Trump administration changes to the Helms-Burton Act have come into force, allowing for lawsuits against foreign firms in Cuba. The move has set the White House on a collision course with European allies.
Cuba's economy is stagnating. The country is looking for foreign investments, and these might come from Russia rather than from the United States. Andreas Knobloch reports on a trade fair in Havana.
There appear to be few survivors after a passenger jet carrying 113 people crashed shortly after takeoff. The flight from the capital, Havana, to the eastern city of Holguin went down near the airport.
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