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Stories with place: Havana
  • 2014 Cuba film festival to honor Garcia Marquez 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 3:29 pm
  • HAVANA - Cuba is dedicating this year's Havana Film Festival to the late Nobel Prize-winning novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

  • Cuba home woes endure despite real-estate reform 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 1:37 am
  • HAVANA - The residents of 308 Oquendo Street were jolted awake in the middle of the night by violent shaking and a noise that they likened to a freight train, or an exploding bomb.

  • Cuban doctors in eye of Venezuelan hurricane 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 12:40 am
  • CARACAS, Venezuela - When Judith Faraiz's son was near death after a severe motorcycle accident, she put his life in the hands of God and Cuban doctors.

  • French minister in Cuba as Europe seeks opening 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 10:35 pm
  • HAVANA - A French foreign minister visited Cuba for the first time in more than 30 years Saturday, traveling to the communist-run nation at a time when it is seeking to attract more foreign investment and improve ties with the European Union.

  • Cuba probes mobile data leak in ZunZuneo case 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 3:46 pm
  • HAVANA - Cuba's government said Wednesday it has launched a probe into how hundreds of thousands of customer cellphone numbers fell into the hands of a U.S. government program that used them to secretly set up a mobile-based, Twitter-like social network on the island.

  • Cuba 'concerned' over American's hunger strike 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 12:59 pm
  • HAVANA - The Cuban government said Wednesday it is concerned about a jailed U.S. government subcontractor's hunger strike, which he began last week to protest both Havana's and Washington's handling of his case.

  • AP PHOTOS: Jamboree events teach Cuban kids skills 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 8:31 pm
  • HAVANA - Cuban children wearing red or blue neckerchiefs dance, jump and play in a complex of blocky, Soviet-style buildings with a giant red "Che" scrawled above the entrance.

  • Cuba's official media abuzz over 'secret Twitter' 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 3:01 pm
  • HAVANA - Revelations of a secret U.S. government program to set up a cellphone-based social network in Cuba are being trumpeted in the island's official media as proof of Havana's repeated allegations that Washington is waging a "cyber-war" to try to stir up unrest.

  • Cubans with money revel in booming social circuit 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 9:25 am
  • HAVANA - It's Saturday night at El Cocinero, a chic rooftop bar that has arguably become Havana's hippest watering hole in the year since it opened, and there's no getting in without a reservation.