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Cuba: Country in the Caribbean
Cuba, officially the Republic of Cuba, is a country comprising the island of Cuba as well as Isla de la Juventud and several minor archipelagos. Cuba is located in the northern Caribbean where the Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean meet. It is east of the Yucatán Peninsula (Mexico), south of both the U.S. state of Florida and the Bahamas, west of Haiti and north of both Jamaica and the Cayman Islands. Havana is the largest city and capital; other major cities include Santiago de Cuba and Camagüey. The area of the Republic of Cuba is 110,860 square kilometres (42,800 sq mi). The island of Cuba is the largest island in Cuba and in the Caribbean, with an area of 105,006 square kilometres (40,543 sq mi), and the second-most populous after Hispaniola, with over 11 million inhabitants.

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Britain's Prince Charles heads to Cuba amid US tensions

britain's prince charles heads to cuba amid us tensions
BY KATELL ABIVEN (AFP) 22 MINS AGO Britain's Prince Charles and his wife Camilla will make the first royal visit to communist-run Cuba on Sunday at a time when ally...
WorldNews - Published

Prince Charles heads to Cuba despite U.S. crackdown

Prince Charles and his wife Camilla arrive in Cuba on Sunday as part of a Caribbean tour, the first British royals to visit the Communist-run nation even as ally the United States seeks to isolate the..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Cuba

'The twilight hour of socialism has arrived': Trump [Video]'The twilight hour of socialism has arrived': Trump

In a joint news conference with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro at the White House on Tuesday, President Trump said, "The twilight hour of socialism has arrived in our hemisphere." He was talking..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:46Published

Russia created 'this crisis' in Venezuela: Pompeo [Video]Russia created 'this crisis' in Venezuela: Pompeo

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday criticized the role of Russia in creating "this crisis" in Venezuela by vetoing a UN Security Council resolution and other tactics "further squandering"..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:12Published

Dream Jobs: Illustrator [Video]Dream Jobs: Illustrator

Marcella Kriebel is a food illustrator in Washington, D.C. She showed Newsy's Chance Seales around her Dream Job.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 04:11Published

Cuba referendum: Results expected Monday [Video]Cuba referendum: Results expected Monday

Ballots are being counted for the draft constitution that many say could open the country's economy up to the world.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:53Published

Former Cuba president Raul Castro casts vote in constitutional referendum [Video]Former Cuba president Raul Castro casts vote in constitutional referendum

Former president Raul Castro cast his vote to approve a new Cuban constitution that institutes modest economic and social changes while maintaining the one-party socialist system. Rough cut (no..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:27Published

Cuba to Vote On Constitutional Referendum [Video]Cuba to Vote On Constitutional Referendum

The vote's ​being viewed as a flash point for Cubans' thoughts on their single-party, socialist system.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:36Published

Voters Flock To The Polls In Cuba [Video]Voters Flock To The Polls In Cuba

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cubans flocked to the polls on Sunday in a vote expected to approve a new constitution that institutes modest economic and social changes while maintaining the one-party socialist..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:46Published

Cubans vote on new constitution [Video]Cubans vote on new constitution

Cubans flocked to the polls on Sunday in a vote expected to approve a new constitution that institutes modest economic and social changes while maintaining the one-party socialist system. Nathan..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:21Published

Cuba constitution referendum is 'first chance for open dissent' [Video]Cuba constitution referendum is 'first chance for open dissent'

Cubans will vote on a new constitution for the first time in decades. It could mean more freedom in trade, property and foreign investment.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 04:03Published

Cubans vote on new constitution to replace Cold War-era charter [Video]Cubans vote on new constitution to replace Cold War-era charter

Vote presents 'unique opportunity' to show how many Cubans voice dissent, some analysts say.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:09Published

Watch: mobile internet rings the changes in Cuba [Video]Watch: mobile internet rings the changes in Cuba

In the first 40 days that people could start buying mobile internet access, 1.8 million Cubans did.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:20Published

Fancy Cuban Missile Crisis #2? I'm ready - Putin [Video]Fancy Cuban Missile Crisis #2? I'm ready - Putin

President Vladimir Putin says Russia is militarily ready for a Cuban Missile-style crisis if the United States is foolish enough to want one and that his country would have the edge if it came to a..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:16Published

Putin: 'I'm Ready For Another Cuban Missile Crisis' With U.S. [Video]Putin: 'I'm Ready For Another Cuban Missile Crisis' With U.S.

According to Reuters- President Vladimir Putin has said that Russia is militarily ready for a Cuban Missile-style crisis if the United States is foolish enough to want one. He went on to say that his..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:50Published

Cuba Says U.S. Moving Special Forces, Preparing Venezuelan Intervention [Video]Cuba Says U.S. Moving Special Forces, Preparing Venezuelan Intervention

According to Reuters, Cuba said that the United States was moving special forces closer to Venezuela as part of a covert plan to intervene in the chaotic South American country. U.S. President Donald..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:30Published

Cuba Charges U.S. Moving Special Forces, Preparing Venezuelan Intervention [Video]Cuba Charges U.S. Moving Special Forces, Preparing Venezuelan Intervention

Cuba charged that the U.S. was secretly moving special forces closer to Venezuela as part of a plan to intervene using the pretext of a humanitarian crisis. A “Declaration of the Revolutionary..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

Venezuelan oil or Florida politics: Why is Trump after Maduro? [Video]Venezuelan oil or Florida politics: Why is Trump after Maduro?

The White House seeks to overthrow the governments in Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:45Published

Small Meteorite Hits Cuba [Video]Small Meteorite Hits Cuba

What seems to be a meteorite has struck the western Cuban town of Viñales, according to local news reports. Meteorite strikes are more common than you might think. Dust-grain size meteoroids strike..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Tornado In Cuba Kills 3, Injures 172 [Video]Tornado In Cuba Kills 3, Injures 172

On Sunday night a tornado hit the Cuban capital, Havana, leaving three people dead and 172 injured. Cuban president Miguel Diaz-Canel wrote on Twitter that the damage was "severe." Strong winds damaged..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

 

Cuban migrants kidnapped at Mexican border released: newspaper

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A group of Cuban migrants reported as kidnapped at Mexico's northern border has been released, a newspaper reported on Monday, as officials continued probing the disappearances..
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Cubans frustrated over U.S. move to end five-year visitor visas

By Marc Frank HAVANA (Reuters) - The Trump administration's move to end five-year visitor visas for Cubans has left residents of the island angry and frustrated that it will be even harder to see their..
Firstpost - Published

"60 Minutes" speaks with survivor of mysterious health attack in China

Health attacks in Cuba and China have caused several victims to suffer damage in the inner ear and brain trauma. "60 Minutes" investigated these illnesses and spoke to some of the victims. What they..
CBS News - Published

Brain trauma suffered by U.S. diplomats abroad could be work of hostile foreign government

Since 2016, dozens of American officials have come home from Cuba and China with unexplained brain trauma. Evidence shows it may be the work of another government using a weapon that leaves no trace...
CBS News - Published

Prince Charles embarks on Caribbean tour including Communist-run Cuba

Prince Charles and his wife Camilla embark on a Caribbean tour on Sunday during which they will become the first British royals to visit Communist-run Cuba, even as the island faces rising hostility..
Reuters - Published

What's happening in the world next week

what's happening in the world next week
Thai polls cast uncertainty; crunch Brexit votes are on the way; Britain's Prince Charles will make the first royal visit to Cuba; Brazilian President, Jair Bolsonaro, will pay visits to the US, Chile,..
WorldNews - Published

Americans in China suffered similar brain trauma as diplomats in Cuba

In 2016 and 2017, 25 Americans in the U.S. embassy in Cuba suffered serious, unexplained brain injuries. Now, at least 15 American officials in China are reporting similar symptoms. 60 Minutes reports,..
CBS News - Published

U.S. officials in China report unexplained brain trauma

In 2016 and 2017, 25 Americans in the U.S. embassy in Cuba suffered serious, unexplained brain injuries. Now, at least 15 American officials in China are reporting similar symptoms. 60 Minutes reports,..
CBS News - Published

Cuba Says U.S. Manipulating Diplomats' Health Incidents

cuba says u.s. manipulating diplomats' health incidents
Cuba denounced theTrump administration on Thursday for continuing to refer to health incidents among their diplomats in Havana as “attacks” without presenting any evidence, saying it was part of a..
WorldNews - Published

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