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  • Texas' Abbott will be next US governor to visit Cuba 
    Updated: Nov-24-15 7:22 pm

    AUSTIN, Texas - Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced Tuesday that he will travel to Cuba after the Thanksgiving holiday, becoming the latest U.S. governor to pursue economic development possibilities with the island nation amid easing trade restrictions.

  • US bank offering debit card for American travelers to Cuba 
    Updated: Nov-19-15 2:23 pm

    HAVANA - American travelers who've had to carry wads of cash while visiting Cuba will now have a debit card option.

  • AP Conversation: Rubio on his Cuban roots, island's future story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Nov-19-15 6:30 am

    ORLANDO, Florida - As Marco Rubio campaigns for the Republican presidential nomination, he's pledging to bring generational change to Washington. Yet Rubio's policy toward Cuba hinges on reinstating a half-century-old diplomatic freeze that failed to unseat the communist government on the island where his parents were born.

  • Timeline of key dates in Cuba-US relations 
    Updated: Nov-19-15 3:30 am

    Key events in U.S.-Cuba relations:

  • Congressional panel slams Obama's Cuba, Venezuela policies 
    Updated: Nov-06-15 4:14 pm

    MIAMI - The chairman of a congressional panel torched the Obama administration's policy toward Cuba and Venezuela at a field hearing Friday to review the human rights records of both Latin American countries.

  • Cuba's Raul Castro visits Mexico to renew relations story has photos
    Updated: Nov-06-15 3:53 pm

    MERIDA, Mexico - The presidents of Mexico and Cuba stressed mutual interests and admiration on Friday, announcing new accords and closer political ties after more than a decade of chilly relations.

  • Mexico seeks to boost economic ties with Raul Castro visit story has photos
    Updated: Nov-05-15 9:44 pm

    MEXICO CITY - Mexicans are looking to increase trade with Cuba as President Raul Castro makes his first state visit to Mexico, and the first such trip since relations between the two countries went cold in the early 2000s.

  • Cuba's interior minister resigns for health reasons 
    Updated: Oct-26-15 11:43 pm

    HAVANA - Interior Minister Abelardo Colome Ibarra, a historic figure in Cuba's revolution who accompanied the Castro brothers when they toppled dictator Fulgencio Batista in 1959, has resigned for health reasons, the government said Monday.