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Stories with person: Jose Ramon Machado Ventura
  • Cuba's aging leaders to remain in power years longer story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Apr-20-16 10:30 am

    HAVANA - The former guerrilla fighters who founded Cuba's single-party government will hold power for years to come after a twice-a-decade Communist Party congress kept President Raul Castro and his hardline deputy in the top leadership positions.

  • Cuba's future economic model in spotlight at party congress 
    Updated: Apr-08-16 12:03 am

    HAVANA - Victor Rodriguez imagines a future Cuban economy that will let him import large quantities of thread, export the women's clothing he designs and keep him from worrying about obtuse regulations such as where he can place items on his small retail stand.