Gulf Times - Havana
Eccentric US millionaire McAfee plans presidential run ... from Cuba

Eccentric US millionaire McAfee plans presidential run ... from Cuba

After making a fortune with his early antivirus software, then being caught up in murder and drugs cases in Belize, US millionaire John McAfee has now added a new chapter to his tumultuous life story

Three dead, 172 injured in Havana tornado

Three dead, 172 injured in Havana tornado

A rare and powerful tornado that struck Havana killed three people and left 172 injured, Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel said early Monday.

Cuban investigators say US sonic attack allegations 'science fiction'

Cuban investigators say US sonic attack allegations 'science fiction'

Cuban officials investigating US complaints of attacks that sickened American diplomats in Havana said talk of acoustic strikes was "science fiction" and accused Washington of "slander" while it refused to cooperate fully with Cuba's enquiry.

US orders expulsion of 15 Cuban diplomats

US orders expulsion of 15 Cuban diplomats

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the latest decision was made due to Cuba’s "failure to take appropriate steps” to protect American personnel in Cuba who have been targeted in mysterious "attacks”.

US orders 60 percent of staff out of embassy in Cuba

US orders 60 percent of staff out of embassy in Cuba

The United States has ordered 60 percent of its staff to leave the US Embassy in Havana because of "specific attacks" on diplomats and will warn American tourists that some attacks have occurred in Cuban hotels, the Associated Press reported on Friday, citing unidentified senior officials.

Fidel Castro laid to rest,  nine-day mourning ends

Fidel Castro laid to rest, nine-day mourning ends

Fidel Castro's ashes were laid to rest on Sunday, capping nine days of official mourning when hundreds of thousands of Cubans said farewell with a combination of tears, Castro-like defiance and choruses of "I am Fidel!".

US airlines launch direct flights to Havana

US airlines launch direct flights to Havana

The United States and Cuba expanded air links on Monday, kicking off direct flights to Havana for the first time in more than 50 years.

Historic leader Fidel Castro turns 90 in new Cuba

Historic leader Fidel Castro turns 90 in new Cuba

Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro made a rare public appearance as he turned 90 on Saturday in an island transformed from the one he led for half a century.