Cuba on July 10 reauthorized private businesses after a year-long freeze, but with tighter controls than before on a segment of the economy that now makes up 13 percent of the Communist island's workforce.
A man who owns a hotel adorned with items inspired by the Cuban culture in Turkey's southwest was detained in Cuba on April 18. His family is now calling on Cuban authorities to release him, saying his detention is unjust.
Turkey's Global Ports Holding (GPH) has announced it has signed a 15-year management agreement with the Cuban company Aries S.A. for the operation of the cruise port in Havana, Cuba.
The only three survivors of Cuba's worst aviation disaster in three decades were clinging to life May 19, a day after their passenger jet crashed in a fireball in Havana's rural outskirts with 113 people on board.
BBC - Miguel Díaz-Canel has been sworn in as Cuba's new president, replacing Raúl Castro who took over from his ailing brother Fidel in 2006.
It is the first time since the revolution in 1959 that a Castro is not at the helm of the government.
Mr Díaz-Canel had been serving as first vice-president for the past five years.
Cuba is preparing for the end of an era next week when Raul Castro steps down as president, ending his family's six-decade grip on power and paving the way for a younger leader.
Cuba will designate on March 12 the 605 members of its National Assembly, an electoral process without surprise since there are as many candidates as seats.
The 68-year-old son of Cuba's former leader Fidel Castro has died in Havana after taking his own life, according to Cuban state media, quoted by BBC.
Fidel Ángel Castro Díaz-Balart was found on Thursday morning and is said to have suffered from depression.
The first-born son of the late president was nicknamed "Fidelito", or Little Fidel, because of the family resemblance.