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 kilometers (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 kilometers (40,543 sq mi), and the second-most populous after Hispaniola, with over 11 million inhabitants.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government is increasingly turning to allies Cuba, China and Russia to offset a health crisis caused by U.S. sanctions, a minister said on Wednesday. Reuters - Published
Reuters reports a team of 16 federal investigators travelled to Jacksonville, Florida on Saturday to investigate why a Boeing jetliner with 143 people on board slid from a runway into a shallow river..
CNN reports that a Boeing 737 plane, coming from Guantanamo Bay in Cuba with 143 people aboard, slid off the runway into St. Johns River in Florida. No fatalities have been reported. All 136 people and..
A Boeing jetliner with 143 people aboard from the U.S. outpost at Guantanamo Bay slid off a runway during a thunderstorm into a shallow river in Jacksonville, Florida, on Friday. Rough cut (no reporter..
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been sentenced to 50 weeks in prison in the United Kingdom for skipping bail when he fled to the Ecuadorean embassy. Thursday will decide whether he is extradited..
The White House blamed Cuba and Russia for keeping Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro in power, as opposition leader Juan Guaido called for anti-government protesters to stage the largest..
According to a report by Reuters, on Thursday, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said that Russia considers new US sanctions on Venezuela and Cuba to be illegal and plans to do everything in its..
U.S. national security adviser John Bolton announced a series of new sanctions against Cuba and Venezuela on Wednesday as the Trump administration sought to boost pressure on Venezuelan leader Nicolas..
According to a report by Business Insider, on Wednesday, National Security Advisor John Bolton announced new restrictions the Trump administration would impose on travel to Cuba as well as the amount..
According to Reuters, top EU officials said on Wednesday that the European Union will assess all options to protect its interests after the United States announced it would lift a ban on U.S. citizens..
Canada's foreign minister addressed Venezuela's crisis on Thursday with her Cuban counterpart during a half-day trip to Havana, according to the government, after the island recently said it was.. Reuters - Published
Cuba said on Thursday an investigation into the crash a year ago of a Boeing 737 in Havana that killed all but one of the 113 people aboard suggests the most probable cause was errors by the crew that.. Reuters - Published
Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said she will visit Cuba on Thursday to discuss the political crisis in Venezuela and the United States' decision to allow lawsuits for property confiscated.. Reuters - Published