It's more about secret oil reserves than Cold War nostalgia.
A Die Welt exclusive explores declassified German documents 50 years after the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Exclusive: Alina Fernandez doesnt expect to ever again see or even speak with her famous father, Fidel Castro. As Pope Benedict XVI visits Cuba, Fernandez tells La Stampa that she doubts a late-in-life conversion for her father. "He assumes he's immortal..."
In 1998 when Pope John Paul II made a historic trip to Havana, Vatican diplomacy was on full display. Pope Benedict XVI's arrival in Cuba, after a visit to Mexico, reminds us that the influence of the Catholic Church is based above all on its vast global network.
Fidel Castros jungle headquarters are a highlight of a trekking tour in Cuba's Sierra Maestra mountain range, in the southeastern corner of the island.