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Cuba

Central America and the Caribbean

Central America and the Caribbean

The United States embassy has been reestablished in Havana, Cuba. Diplomatic relations between the two countries were severed in January 1961. Secretary of State John Kerry attended the flag raising ceremony on August 14th, 2015.  Read More

Tianjin, China

China

China

Beijing and vicinity

Beijing and vicinity

Two explosions occurred in the port city of Tianjin, China; they were large enough to register as seismic events. Tianjin, China is located southeast of the capital city, Beijing. The city lies at the confluence of the Hai River and the Grand Canal.  Read More