Former President Castro was seen publicly in Cuba for the first time in nine months.
Democrats complained that GOP Sen. Ted Cruz was attempting to upstage South Africa’s planned proceedings for Nelson Mandela. But some other aspects of US politics might have been factors.
The handshake between Presidents Obama and Castro at Nelson Mandela's memorial in South Africa didn't cause much of a stir in Cuba. Here's why.
President Obama was caught taking a selfie with the prime ministers of Britain and Denmark at the Nelson Mandela memorial in South Africa, creating a small uproar online.
Cuba's Raúl Castro was in the meet-and-greet line of world leaders assembled in Johannesburg for the Nelson Mandela memorial service, and Obama shook his hand. What have other US presidents when facing communist leaders?
A survey of opinions about what Hugo Chávez's passing means for Venezuela, and the region.
Many in and out of Cuba wonder if the loss of Chávez is the death knell of the Castros’ Revolution, or if it could inject urgent momentum into Raul Castro’s reform agenda, just in the nick of time.
Changes in Rome, the Netherlands, and Cuba illustrate our vocabulary of transition.