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Trump threatens Cuba as US supports Venezuela uprising

Apr. 30, 2019 11:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration quickly declared enthusiastic support Tuesday for the Venezuelan opposition effort to spark a military uprising against embattled President Nicolas Maduro, hoping for decisive action in the political crisis that has engulfed the South American nation. Late in the...

The Latest: Cuba rejects Trump's threat over Venezuela

Apr. 30, 2019 8:14 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Venezuela (all times local): 8:05 p.m. The president of Cuba is rejecting President Donald Trump's threat to impose more sanctions on the island nation for its supposed military and intelligence support of Venezuela's Maduro government. Trump has...

Today in History

Apr. 18, 2019 12:03 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, April 18, the 108th day of 2019. There are 257 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 18, 1983, 63 people, including 17 Americans, were killed at the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, by a suicide bomber. On this date: In 1775, Paul Revere began his famous...

In possible first, Cuba allows march by animal activists

Apr. 7, 2019 2:05 PM EDT

HAVANA (AP) — More than 400 animal-lovers peacefully marched more than a mile through Havana on Sunday, shouting slogans and waving signs calling for an end to animal cruelty in Cuba. Short, seemingly simple, the march wrote a small but significant line in the history of modern Cuba. The socialist...

Center in Havana opens to preserve Hemingway's legacy

Mar. 31, 2019 9:59 AM EDT

HAVANA (AP) — U.S. donors and Cuban builders have completed one of the longest-running joint projects between the two countries at a low point in bilateral relations. Officials from the Boston-based Finca Vigia Foundation and Cuba's National Cultural Heritage Council cut the ribbon Saturday evening on a...

Prince Charles, Camilla tour Old Havana on royal visit

Mar. 25, 2019 8:35 PM EDT

HAVANA (AP) — Prince Charles and his wife Camilla began their first full day in Cuba Monday with a visit to Old Havana, touring churches, shops and cafes in the narrow cobblestoned streets of the historic center before other events around the capital city. The heir to the British throne arrived in Cuba...