The Republic of Cuba is an island country in the Caribbean. It consists of the island of Cuba, the Isla de la Juventud, and several archipelagos. Havana is the largest city in Cuba and the country's capital. Santiago de Cuba is the second largest city.

US-Cuba Travel Snarled By Regulations, Politics

The Obama administration's much touted "people-to-people" travel program to Cuba has all but ground to a halt due to tighter regulations issued in May, apparently to placate Cuban-American lawmakers, travel industry professionals said this week.

Controversial 'Red Dawn' Remake To Premiere At Fantastic Fest

The troubled remake of John Milius’ “Red Dawn” is set to premiere at Fantastic Fest. The film, which stars Chris Hemsworth (“Thor,” “The Avengers”) tells the story of a group of teenagers who take to the hills of their Colorado town to fend off North Korean invaders.

Isaac Advances On Florida Keys; Nears Hurricane Force

Tropical Storm Isaac approached hurricane strength as descended on the Florida Keys Sunday, and forecasters warned it could become a dangerous Category 2 hurricane on an expected track toward the northern Gulf Coast.

Haiti Slammed By Tropical Storm Isaac

Tropical Storm Isaac battered southern Haiti on Saturday, drenching the storm-prone island's capital of Port-au-Prince and leaving at least three people dead.

Isaac Dumps Rain On Puerto Rico, Heads For DR

Tropical Storm Isaac unleashed heavy rain and winds off Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands as it moved across the Caribbean Thursday and could strengthen into a hurricane before tearing across the Dominican Republic and Haiti.

NAM Summit In Iran Likely To Reveal West’s True Allies And Foes

The upcoming Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit in Tehran, quite ironically, has become a stage to gauge the member nations' stand on certain international issues, though the world's largest single political coalition doesn't promise support to any major power bloc.

Fidel Castro Turns 86, Far From Public View

Fidel Castro turned 86 on Monday, but even his birthday was not sufficient cause to bring the former Cuban leader out of hiding. The former Cuban “commander-in-chief’s” growing reclusiveness over the years has given rise to ongoing speculation that he is in declining health.