Russia will find ways to help Cuba secure supplies of oil and petroleum products, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said in an interview broadcast on Saturday.
Officials from Qatar Chamber and Cuba held a meeting Wednesday to explore co-operation opportunities in the field of agricultural production.
The Cuban Hospital in Dukhan is a centre of excellence in healthcare with about 500 Cuban medical professionals providing more than 30 specialty services, the Cuban ambassador has said.
The United States on Thursday added Saudi Arabia and Cuba to its blacklist of countries that it says are not doing enough to fight human trafficking, a designation that could bring sanctions.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government is increasingly turning to allies Cuba, China and Russia to offset a health crisis caused by US sanctions, a minister said on Wednesday.
Russia is stirring the ghosts of Cuba's Cold War past as it looks to re-establish its influence in the Communist-run island nation, although this time analysts say Moscow has no intention of bankrolling Havana.
Cubans will Sunday vote for or against a new constitution that recognizes the right to private property but maintains the one-party system.
A US health alert issued for China over a mysterious illness has revived fears of a rumoured sonic weapon that first surfaced after a scare involving American diplomats and their families in Cuba two years ago.
Grettel Landrove, a 23-year old Cuban student who loved to dance flamenco, died in a Havana hospital from "severe traumatic lesions", Cuban state-run media reported.
The crash of Damojh's Boeing 737 passenger jet near Havana airport killed 110 people on Friday. The three survivors are in critical condition.