Get the latest news from RT on Cuba, including breaking news, sports, weather and travel. Cuba is situated in the northern Caribbean. Its capital is Havana. It consists of the island of Cuba in the Greater Antilles, Isla de la Juventud, and many small archipelagos. Follow RT to get historical, geographical, and cultural news from Cuba. Read the most important political news on RT. Cuba has had a communist system since 1959. The Communist Party of Cuba is the “leading force of society and state.” The most famous Cuban leader was Fidel Castro, who established the current political structure of the state. Read news and articles on Fidel Castro and his brother Raul Castro, who is the incumbent First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba. Find news and updates on foreign relations of Cuba and other countries. Cuba is a founding member of the UN, ALBA (formally the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America) and the Organization of American States (OAS). Cuba is one of the world’s only planned economies. The Cuban economy relies heavily on exports of skilled labor and goods like tobacco, sugar, coffee. Don’t forget to check out authors’ opinions on the news and current events taking place in Cuba.