Havana

Colombia: Hope and Despair

Lloyd Rundle | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Politics
Lloyd Rundle

Whatever the future holds, Zuluaga's loss in the elections means hope for peace. But Santos needs to prove himelf a real leader with principles to achieve this. Otherwise he is just another leader taking advantage of his people.

Ear Today, Gone Tomorrow

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK

It was ear before, but now it's disappeared. That was the view of Associated Press re-touching experts when they looked closer at seven archive photog...

LOOK: Could Cuba Lose Its Vintage Car Heritage?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.12.2013 | UK

Cuba is to relax import restrictions on foreign-built cars. It means Cubans will no longer need to buy their vehicles from state sellers. Until ...

Snapshot Cuba: Fidel Castro and the Ghosts of Havana

Jason Holmes | Posted 13.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jason Holmes

The colonial neo-classical glory of Havana is bolted to the island's northern rim, its rooves and lanes cooking under a thick film of dust which serves as make up to make starker the city's faded beauty. It's a city as roué, where anything goes. But herein lies the problem of Castro's modern Cuba, a country at once in cultural free fall and rude ideological health.

Is This Plane Carrying Edward Snowden?

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 11.07.2013 | UK

Frenzied speculation about the whereabouts of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has been reignited after keen-eyed plane watchers noticed a discrepancy...

Putin Says He Knows Where Edward Snowden Is

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.06.2013 | UK

Russian President Vladmir Putin has said NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden is at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport and can remain there as long as he likes...

Close, But No Cigar

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK

Edward Snowden's whereabouts remain a mystery after the NSA whistleblower failed to board a plane from Moscow, Russia to Havana, Cuba on Monday mornin...

Are We Seeing Real Change in Cuba?

Carl Packman | Posted 22.12.2012 | UK Politics
Carl Packman

On the anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis, Raul Castro is doing things to Cuba that many citizens once thought unimaginable. The reality though is that Cuba is struggling, as it always has done, and the cure will only bring its own problems to the Cuban leader's rule.

Rum Wild In Cuba

Black Tomato | Posted 31.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

Cuba is the motherland for rum lovers. This Saturday, 4 February, marks a very important date in the rum diaries of rum lovers the world over; the gra...

Castro Celebrates Quiet Birthday At 85

PA | Posted 13.10.2011 | Home

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Fidel Castro marked his 85th birthday out of the spotlight, with little fanfare around the ageing revolutionary who is rarely see...