The constitution maintains Cuba as a centrally planned economy ruled by a single Communist Party but recognises private property for the first time.
MLB, the Cuban federation and the Major League Baseball Players Association say they have signed the deal after three years of negotiations, providing a ray of light during a period of fraught US-Cuban relations.
State-run telecoms monopoly announced Cubans will be offered full internet access for mobile phones beginning this week.
Cuba over the last 50 years has honed in on its medical expertise to be able to punch above its weight in the international arena and garner soft power.
Cuba has recalled more than 8,000 doctors from Brazil after rejecting conditions imposed by far-right Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro,
The world doesn't agree with the United States when it comes to putting pressure on Cuban economy.
The US State Department said it is investigating whether the illnesses were acoustic attacks or a form of viral warfare.
The US embargo on Cuba hinders productivity in every sector of the island's economy, but beekeepers in Cuba have turned to traditional methods of producing honey.
Havana will celebrate its 500th anniversary in 2019, amid plans to refurbish its town centre, with a view to someday turning it into a modern city – albeit with colonial structures.
Pianist Omar Sosa and violinist and singer Yilian Canizares have gone through similar experiences growing up in Cuba, and they understand what it means to endure all the restrictions and then open up to the world.
On Sunday, Cuba's National Assembly voted through a new constitution which recognises private property for the first time in decades. The constitution will be put to popular referendum later this year.
The new cabinet named by the new President Miguel Diaz-Canel has a majority of ministers from predecessor Raul Castro including in the key posts of defense, interior and foreign relations, signaling continuity rather than change.
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