Tropical Storm Elsa to hit Florida Wednesday after sweeping across western Cuba

Tropical Storm Elsa, back over water but still producing heavy rains over Cuba, was expected to move near the lower Florida Keys and the Dry Tortugas on Tuesday, according to … Read More

Cuba to test homegrown coronavirus vaccine on nearly entire population of Havana

Cuba will administer experimental COVID-19 shots to nearly the entire population of the capital Havana by May as health authorities carry out massive interventional studies and late stage trials, officials said on … Read More

Havana syndrome caused by ‘targeted action,’ U.S. State Department says in report

The strange symptoms suffered by Canadian and American diplomats serving in Havana, Cuba, appear to be the result of “targeted actions,” the U.S. State Department’s internal accountability review board said … Read More

Ottawa keeps diplomat union hanging in push to meet over ‘Havana syndrome’ risks

The union representing Canadian diplomats says it still has not been able to get a meeting with Global Affairs Canada despite requests to discuss the troubling findings of a U.S. … Read More

Foreign minister raised troubling U.S. report on ‘Havana syndrome’ with Cuban counterpart

Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne says he raised with his Cuban counterpart a troubling new report by leading U.S. scientists that found the most plausible cause of ‘Havana syndrome’ is … Read More

Cuba welcomes first planeload of tourists in months from Canada

Cuba rolled out the red carpet on Friday for the first planeload of tourists to arrive on the Communist-run island in months as it struggles toward a post-pandemic new normalcy. … Read More