Essebsi narrow favorite to win Tunisian presidency
The runoff pits Caid Essebsi, 88, a minister and parliamentary speaker under previ... . Beji Caid Essebsi, 88, a minister and parliamentary speaker under previous presidents, waves during a campaign speech in the region of Kef, north of Tunis, Tunisia, Wednesday, Dec.17, 2014.
Hack attack spurs call for more NKorea sanctions
Suspicions that North Korea was behind a... . FILE - In this March 22, 2007 file photo, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Christopher Hill, right, walks through a hotel lobby with Victor Cha, the U.S. National Security Council's director for Asian Affairs, before head... .
US agriculture has big appetite for Cuba trade
U.S. agriculture has a big appetite for freer trade with Cuba, and soybeans are on... . FILE - In this Sept.
Cuba truce opens treasure trove for US
Maricela Castillo and Jose Ramon Sanquiesteban roll cigars at the El Titan de Bronze cigar factory and store in the Little Havana neighborhood of Miami, Florida September 18, 2013. More than five decades after a trade embargo banned imports of cigars from Communist-ruled Cuba, the majority of U.S. cigar imports come from other Caribbean countries as well as Central America.
CARICOM chair welcomes US-Cuba rapprochement
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Here's What Happened the Last Time a US President Visited Cuba
When President Obama told ABC News on Wednesday that he has not ruled out visiting Cuba in the future, it opened the doors for the first presidential visit to the island nation since 1928. The last American president to visit Cuba while in office was Calvin Coolidge, who traveled there in January 1928.
Pope Francis had role in US-Cuba thaw
Vatican City, December 18 - Pope Francis played a "significant" role in the thaw in relations between Cuba and the United States, the Vatican's Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, said Thursday. "The role of the Holy Father was very significant in this conclusion," Parolin told Vatican Radio.