Americas

Tourists enjoy taking photos at the Malecon in Havana, Cuba, Dec. 19, 2014.

Tourism, Farm Groups See Bigger Business With Cuba

'We are the closest major food producer that Cuba has,' an American Farm Bureau Federation spokesman notes More

Cuban President Raul Castro gestures to lawmakers during the closing of the legislative session at the National Assembly in Havana, Dec. 20, 2014.

Castro Lauds US Outreach, Says Cuba to Remain Communist

In speech to lawmakers, Cuba's president says economic reforms will be accelerated, yet changes will be gradual More

A man rides his bicycle near a graffiti that reads, "Long live Raul," in Havana, Cuba, Dec. 19, 2014.

Raul Castro Steps Out of Brother's Shadow With US Deal

Cuban president scores diplomatic triumph, surge in support with this week's deal that ends decades of hostility with United States More

FILE - An Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent watches cars as they wait to enter the United States from Tijuana, Mexico, through the San Ysidro port of entry in San Diego, Dec. 3, 2014.

US Report: Immigration Officials' Apprehensions Rose in 2014

Apprehensions of Mexicans fall 14 percent; those of individuals from other countries, predominantly in Central America, rise 68 percent More

Flags of Cuba and the U.S. flutter in Havana, Cuba, Dec. 19, 2014.

Strife, Mutual Interests Mark Cuba-US Ties

Island nation was once a vacation destination for Americans; over years, many Cubans sought refuge across the Florida Straits More


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Meeting, that was originally a periodic review of Cuba-US migration, will now include talks on restoring diplomatic relations
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She urges Brazilians not to lose faith in oil producer, which is mired in a corruption scandal
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