IndexMundi Home

Cuba News Headlines

Spain urges Cuba to grant free travel to dissidents
By Nelson Acosta and Daniel Trotta HAVANA (Reuters) - Spain's foreign minister called on Cuba on Tuesday to grant free travel rights to dissidents arrested in the "black spring" of 2003 and released years later under strict conditions. Spain mediated historic talks between Cuba's communist government and the Roman Catholic Church that freed 75 political opponents in 2010 and 2011. They had been ...(11/25/2014 7:13:23 PM)
Is Obama contemplating unilateral action on Cuba?
Is President Obama about to take unilateral steps to ease US relations with Cuba?(11/25/2014 5:28:15 PM)
Spain urges Cuba to up pace of economic reforms
Spain's foreign minister urged Cuba on Tuesday to accelerate economic reforms designed to expand private enterprise and attract foreign investment to the communist-run island. Foreign Minister Jose Manuel ...(11/25/2014 6:53:12 PM)
Cuba to stage 'Rent' - first Broadway musical in more than 50 years
By Daniel Trotta HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba will stage its first Broadway musical in more than 50 years when "Rent" starts a three-month run on Dec. 24, producers said on Monday. The Nederlander entertainment group finally succeeded after trying for several years to produce a Broadway musical in Cuba, a spokesman for Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment said. U.S.-produced musicals were disallowed ...(11/24/2014 6:12:05 PM)
Is Obama contemplating unilateral action on Cuba? (+video)
The Spanish foreign minister's recent statement that he would bring 'concrete messages' from the US government to Havana has some Republicans speculating that President Obama is looking to move further away from decades-old policy on Cuba.(11/26/2014 8:35:39 AM)
Broadway finds a new stage in an old venue: Cuba
By Daniel Trotta HAVANA (Reuters) - In Bob Nederlander Jr.'s mission to export Broadway to new markets around the world, he found an old one where the American art form lay dormant for a least 50 years - communist Cuba. After testing the Cuban appetite with a 2011 concert of Broadway show tunes, Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment decided to stage a three-month run of "Rent," the first Broadway ...(11/26/2014 2:03:00 PM)
Bay of Pigs vet, families seek billions from Cuba
MIAMI (AP) — Since the day in 1959 that Cuban government agents blackmailed his father into committing suicide, Gustavo Villoldo has been on an anti-Castro mission that included co-piloting a B-26 bomber during the ill-fated 1961 Bay of Pigs invasion, infiltrating Cuba for the CIA numerous times and tracking down Fidel Castro lieutenant Ernesto "Che" Guevara in Bolivia in 1967.(11/23/2014 11:12:20 AM)
Spain's foreign minister visits Cuba, urges more rapid reforms to expand private enterprise
Spain's foreign minister urged Cuba on Tuesday to accelerate economic reforms designed to expand private enterprise and attract foreign investment to the communist-run island.(11/25/2014 7:08:53 PM)
Paying the rent: Cuba to mount its first Broadway musical in 55 years
It will be “Seasons of Love” in Cuba next month when the Caribbean country hosts its first Broadway show in more than five decades. BBC News reported the Tony-winning musical “Rent” will have a three-month run in Havana starting in December.(11/26/2014 2:03:46 PM)
Spain asks Cuba to grant free travel to dissidents
HAVANA (Reuters) - Spain's foreign minister asked Cuba on Tuesday to grant free travel rights to dissidents arrested in the "black spring" of 2003 and released years later under strict conditions. Spain mediated historic talks between the Cuban government and the Roman Catholic Church that freed 75 political opponents in 2010 and 2011. They had been sentenced in summary trials to terms ranging ...(11/25/2014 5:13:30 PM)
Source: Yahoo