Cuba stresses its programme to send doctors abroad is based in solidarity. But there are diplomatic and economic reasons too.
The Trump administration has declared the most severe new sanctions against Cuba since President John F. Kennedy imposed an economic embargo banning all trade with the communist island in 1962.
A first-ever official royal visit now signals a sea change in British foreign policy towards post-Fidel Cuba.
60 years ago a revolution began within the revolution for Cuba's film industry.
On Dec. 10, 1903, the US military leased 45 square miles of Cuban territory to build a naval base. How did Guantanamo Bay become an infamous prison for alleged terrorists?
Cuban doctors have specific expertise in dealing with diseases like malaria which remains a major problem in Kenya.
Cuba won't tolerate the high social costs paid by China and Vietnam in their shift to market capitalism, but its economy desperately needs a reboot.
The Cuban leader even acted as an unofficial editor for the Nobel Prize-winning author.
A brave foreign policy changed history in Angola and South Africa.
At first, the Cuban revolution seemed doomed to fail.