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Cuba’s president says government has some blame for protests

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HAVANA — Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel on Wednesday acknowledged shortcomings in his government's handling of shortages and of neglecting certain sectors, but he urged...

Cuba’s leader lays some blame for protests on his government

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HAVANA — Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel for the first time is offering some self-criticism while saying that government shortcomings in handling shortages and other...

2 men held on Florida’s new anti-riot law in Cuba protest

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Two Florida men who were arrested during a protest in support of antigovernment demonstrations in Cuba are being held on...

Cuba, Haiti stir fresh political pressures for US president

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WASHINGTON — They are two tiny Caribbean states whose intractable problems have vexed U.S. presidents for decades. Now, Haiti and Cuba are suddenly posing...

BLM activists question equal exercise of Florida protest law

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MIAMI — Some Black Lives Matters activists say a double standard is being used as protesters in Florida block busy roadways this week in...

Some of the more notable protests staged in Cuba

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Cuba is known for mammoth, officially sanctioned gatherings to celebrate the anniversary of the Cuban Revolution and May Day, while even very much smaller...

Cuban leaders beef up police patrols after rare protests

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HAVANA — Cuban police are out in force on the country's streets as the president is accusing Cuban Americans of using social media to...

Cubans in Miami talk of boating to island to back protests

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MIAMI — The United States Coast Guard in Miami is monitoring any activity aimed at increasing “unsafe and illegal” crossings between Florida and Cuba...

Police patrol Havana in large numbers after demonstrations

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HAVANA — Large contingents of Cuban police patrolled the capital of Havana on Monday following protests around the island nation against food shortages and...

Biden calls Cuba ‘remarkable’ protests a ‘call for freedom’

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Monday called protests in Cuba “remarkable" and a “clarion call for freedom,” praising thousands of Cubans who took...