- Cubans sound unusually open to Kerry call for democracy Updated: Aug-15-15 12:33 pm
HAVANA - The blazing Caribbean sun rose Saturday on a U.S. flag flying over Havana for the first time in 54 years and people discussing political reform with an openness that once would have been unimaginable in Cuba.
- A festive flag-raising, then tough talk on US-Cuba relations Updated: Aug-15-15 12:17 am
HAVANA - A jubilant flag-raising at the reopened U.S. Embassy in Havana is giving way to serious talk about the road ahead in improving relations between the United States and Cuba.
- The Latest: Kerry: No change on migration rules for Cubans Updated: Aug-14-15 1:54 pm
HAVANA - The latest on ceremonies to raise the U.S. flag over the embassy in Havana after 54 years of broken diplomatic relations:
- AP Exclusive: Cuba dissidents won't attend US Embassy event Updated: Aug-12-15 6:48 pm
WASHINGTON - Cuban dissidents, so long the center of U.S. policy toward the island, won't be invited to Secretary of State John Kerry's historic flag-raising at the U.S. Embassy in Havana on Friday, vividly illustrating how U.S. policy is shifting focus to its single-party government. Kerry intends to meet more quietly with prominent activists later in the day, officials said.