US and dozens of other countries recognise opposition leader Juan Guaido as the oil-rich country's interim leader against President Nicolas Maduro, who refuses to step down and accuses Guaido of being a US puppet.
Former Argentine president and current Senator Cristina Kirchner enjoys partial immunity shields her from imprisonment, as she faces another corruption investigation in which she is accused of having received tens of millions of dollars in bribes.
Title III of the Helms-Burton Act from 1996 has never gone into effect. If it did, it would allow US citizens to sue persons “trafficking” on their confiscated property in Cuba. Now Trump is contemplating whether to continue suspending it.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday blamed Russia and Cuba for causing Venezuela's political crisis by supporting President Nicolas Maduro.
Cuba used to depend on aid from its oil-rich ally Venezuela. But with Venezuela in turmoil, opening luxury hotels is "a new stage," but also "a necessity," Cuba's Tourism Minister says as his country scrambles for other revenue sources.
An overwhelming majority in Cuba said yes to a constitution that brought new regulations while declaring the socialist system "irrevocable.”
Cubans have overwhelmingly ratified a new constitution that enshrines the one-party socialist system as irrevocable while instituting modest economic and social changes.
More than eight million Cubans are registered to vote in a referendum the government has turned into a plebiscite on the "irrevocable" role of socialism in the island nation.
If the referendum is ratified, Cubans will see a restructured government and a new constitutional order in tune with the country's current times.
Venezuela's self-proclaimed president, Juan Guaido, ordered Congress to change leadership at the state oil company PDVSA, following US sanctions on the oil sector.
A quarter of Havana's roughly 2 million people were without power in the aftermath of the tornado and more than 200,000 people had lost water service because of a broken main and power cuts that left pumps out of service.
The tornado, spawned by a powerful storm that originated in the Gulf of Mexico, hit western Cuba with winds of up to 100 kilometres (62 miles) per hour.
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