Fidel Castro cortege sets off
To Cuba now, where the funeral cortege carrying the ashes of the island’s former president, Fidel Castro, has set off on a four-day journey from Havana to the south-eastern city of Santiago, where he proclaimed the success of his revolution in 1959 and where his funeral will take place on Sunday.
Fidel Castro commemorated in Cuba
Thousands of Cubans are gathering in central Havana for a two-day ceremony to commemorate Fidel Castro before his remains are carried across the country to Santiago, where the revolution was born.
Fidel Castro dies at 90: his life and legacy
Fidel Castro, the revolutionary who ruled Cuba for nearly half a century, is dead.
Colombia: is half a century of war coming to an end?
As peace appears to be in sight, Channel 4 News goes in search of what could prove the largest mass grave in Colombia, a country where 220,00 people have been killed over the last half century.
US flag raised in historic Havana ceremony
The US raises its flag at the American embassy in Cuba, marking the restoration in diplomatic relations after more than 50 years of hostility.
‘You’re in Cuba, now. Everything is possible here’
It had almost been 6 years since I was last in Cuba. I had been told by colleagues and friends that things had been changing.
How music is shaping new dawn for socialist Cuba
It is almost impossible to separate Cuba from its music. Songs of all genres are woven into the fabric of both the myth and reality of the socialist island, writes Channel 4 News Producer Thom Walker.
Obama removes Cuba from terrorism list
Barack Obama says he plans to remove Cuba from America’s list of state sponsors of terrorism, as he seeks to restore diplomatic relations after a decades-long freeze.
US and Cuba to follow handshake with first talks since 1959
US President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro are to meet in Panama in the first such encounter for more than 50 years.
Torchlit ceremony marks Cuban freedom fighter’s birthday
Thousands of Cubans marked 162 years since the birth of freedom fighter Jose Marti. The writer and revolutionary philosopher is seen as a hero in Cuba.
Castro calls for embargo lift after US normalises relations
World leaders hail the turning point in US-Cuba relations, as Raul Castro urges Washington to remove its crippling, decades-old trade embargo.
Is the US-Cuban cold war coming to an end?
They have been ideological enemies since the 1959 revolution that brought Fidel Castro to power. Now US President Barack Obama announces he wants to normalise relations with Cuba.
Why the US secretly set up ‘Cuban Twitter’ ZunZuneo
Forget exploding cigars. The latest from the fractious relationship between the United States and Cuba brings things into the 21st century: via social networking.
Fidel Castro makes rare public appearance
Former Cuban President Fidel Castro makes a surprise first public appearance in nine months at the opening of an art studio in the Havana.
Guantanamo’s first commander urges US to close camp
Major General Michael Lehnert tells Channel 4 News he believes it is time Barack Obama makes good on his promise to end the detention of terror suspects at Guantanamo Bay.