{FD} Cuba presents detailed defense against sonic attack charges

Cuba has presented its most detailed defense to date against U.S. accusations that American diplomats in Havana were subjected to mysterious sonic attacks that left them with a variety of ailments including headaches, hearing problems and concussions.

{FD} Pic of Cubans at dominoes in Irma floodwaters sparks debate

As Hurricane Irma flooded the working-class neighborhoods behind Havana’s seaside Malecon, a photographer for the Cuban Communist Party newspaper watched two men pulling broken furniture out of the calf-high water.

{FD} Cuba rejects new US policy, saying pressure will not work

Cuba’s foreign minister has rejected President Donald Trump’s new policy toward the island, saying “we will never negotiate under pressure or under threat” and refusing to return U.S. fugitives who have received asylum in Cuba.

{FD} Tougher Trump line toward Cuba delights hardliners on island

President Donald Trump’s announcement of a tougher line toward Cuba has delighted hardliners on the island, who say it reveals the long-held U.S. aim of imposing American will on Cuba and justifies their wariness toward Washington.