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Party: Carnaval De Caribbean

A Caribbean night at one of Hanoi's newest bars. 

Trump rails against 'cruel despotism' in Cuba

'Americans and Cubans share allegiance to the principles of self-governance, dignity, and freedom,' says the ...

Crabs invade Cuba's Bay of Pigs

Millions of landcrabs march for days in an annual journey to the bay on Cuba's southern coast to spawn in the sea.
April 27, 2017 | 08:14 am GMT+7

Living in Cuban time

'We live in slow motion -  because we're an island, because it's the Caribbean and because of the whole legacy of socialism.'
April 10, 2017 | 05:02 pm GMT+7

Vietnam remembers Castro as relations remain strong

The nation mourned Cuba’s late leader on Sunday, drawing on both memory and experience.
December 07, 2016 | 03:29 pm GMT+7

Cuba's Raul Castro vows to defend brother's legacy in final tribute

'Yes, we will overcome any obstacle, turmoil or threat in the building of socialism in Cuba.'
December 04, 2016 | 02:44 pm GMT+7

Cuban embassy opens doors to mourners in Hanoi

It will remain open to guests this weekend from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. with the exception of a two-hour lunch break.
December 03, 2016 | 02:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam pays homage to Fidel Castro

Vietnamese are flocking to the Cuban embassy to show their respect to Castro, who was hailed as a revolutionary hero by locals.
November 29, 2016 | 05:12 pm GMT+7

Vietnam announces a day of mourning for Fidel Castro

Flags will be flown at half-mast at all government agencies while entertainment activities will be suspended.
November 28, 2016 | 09:33 pm GMT+7

Fidel Castro: 43 years ago on Vietnam's fiercest battlefield

The former Cuban leader paid his first visit to Vietnam's southern province of Quang Tri in 1973.
November 27, 2016 | 02:55 pm GMT+7

Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro dies aged 90

His death seems unlikely to trigger a crisis as Raul Castro, 85, is firmly ensconced in power. 
November 26, 2016 | 02:34 pm GMT+7

Cuba plans cuts in fuel, electricity consumption

Cuba has ordered some state firms and joint ventures to reduce fuel and electricity consumption, a senior diplomat and the director of a foreign joint venture said on Thursday, in ...
July 01, 2016 | 10:59 am GMT+7

Vietnam donates 5,000 tons of rice to Cuba

Vietnamese authorities donated 5,000 tons of rice to Cuba on June 16, following a pledge made last September by then President of Vietnam, Truong Tan Sang, during his visit to the ...
June 20, 2016 | 09:14 am GMT+7

Cuba considers legalizing small private businesses

The Cuban authorities are considering legalizing certain private businesses, a potentially transformative move for the communist island as it liberalizes its economy.
May 26, 2016 | 11:48 am GMT+7

Emotional return as first U.S. cruise in decades reaches Cuba

Hundreds of tourists and a handful of emotional Cuban-Americans arrived on the first U.S. cruise ship to sail to Havana in decades on Monday, spilling onto the cobbled streets of ...
May 03, 2016 | 07:19 am GMT+7