For Cubans, January 1, 1959, marks the "triumph of the revolution." That day revolutionaries led by Fidel Castro gained state power.
A dispute between Nicaragua and Costa Rica over the fate of Cuban migrants heading to the U.S. highlights the injustice of the U. S. CAA of 1966.
The UN General Assembly voted on Cuba's resolution calling for "an end to the economic, commercial, and financial blockade imposed by the U.S. against Cuba."
The Pope completed his visit to Cuba and was welcomed to the U.S. today.
He and the other Cuban 5 are traveling to many countries to personally thank the millions who took part in defeating the attempt to keep them in prison.
Cuba's health care reforms are the basis for health care providers to extend medical care, medical education, and disease prevention.
Cuban poet, writer, and national hero, José Martí, is buried in Santiago, which was also the home of the revolutionary hero Frank País.
A large crowd gathered to watch the flag raising; they cheered as the Cuban flag flew over the embassy for the first time in 54 years.
Cuba and the U.S. will soon open embassies in their two capital cities, ending 54 years of no diplomatic relations. Yet normal bi-national relations are unlikely.
Under-nutrition afflicts fewer than five percent of Cubans. And Cuba has helped reduce the number of the world's hungry by half as of 2015.