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Raúl Castro Steps Down As Cuban President

Raúl Castro Steps Down As Cuban President

Raúl Castro formally stepped aside as president of Cuba today.

April 19, 2018
The 2018 Habanos Festival In Pictures

The 2018 Habanos Festival In Pictures

A look at some of the highlights of Cuba’s Festival del Habano XX.

March 14, 2018
Habanos Festival Concludes With $1.8 Million Charity Auction

Habanos Festival Concludes With $1.8 Million Charity Auction

The live auction closing the Friday night gala dinner at the Festival del Habanos raised 1.485 million euros ($1.8 million) for Cuba’s public health system.

March 5, 2018
The Lineup—20th Anniversary Habanos Festival

The Lineup—20th Anniversary Habanos Festival

The Festival del Habanos will celebrate its 20th year with a Cohiba Robusto Reserva Cosecha 2014, new releases of Partagás Linea Maduro, gala dinners and live entertainment.

February 6, 2018
Cuba Is Now Harvesting This Year’s Tobacco Crop

Cuba Is Now Harvesting This Year’s Tobacco Crop

The 2017–2018 tobacco harvest is under way in Pinar del Río, Cuba’s prime tobacco-growing region, and first reports from the province indicate the crop is excellent.

February 1, 2018
FAQ: How Trump’s Policy Affects Americans Looking to Travel to Cuba

FAQ: How Trump’s Policy Affects Americans Looking to Travel to Cuba

President Trump’s changes to U.S. policy toward Cuba went into effect November 9, dialing back some of the allowances for Americans to travel to Cuba. When President Trump …

November 9, 2017
Trump Administration Announces New Restrictions on Cuba Travel And Commerce

Trump Administration Announces New Restrictions on Cuba Travel And Commerce

The Trump Administration today tightened restrictions on the ability of U.S. citizens to travel to Cuba and U.S. businesses to conduct commercial transactions with state-owned …

November 8, 2017
U.S. Cuts Havana Embassy Presence, Issues Travel Alert On Cuba

U.S. Cuts Havana Embassy Presence, Issues Travel Alert On Cuba

Nine months after the U.S. government detected a pattern of mysterious illnesses among American diplomatic personnel in Havana, the State Department announced today that it is …

September 29, 2017
Havana Recovering from Hurricane Irma

Havana Recovering from Hurricane Irma

The damage from Hurricane Irma, which struck Cuba just over two weeks ago, is still evident in Havana. The Malecón, the city's famous seaside promenade, is closed, and undergoing …

September 25, 2017