The Pope begins his visit to Cuba on Monday. Many Cubans are ecstatic that the pontiff has chosen to honor Catholics on their island nation. Others worry that the visit overshadows continued political repression.
Ray Manzarek, keyboard player and founding member of the 60s rock band The Doors, has died aged 74. Marco Werman gives Manzarek a send-off with some of the sounds he helped influence from Togo, Nigeria and Cuba.
The BBC's Michael Voss reports from Havana on the significance of tomorrow's visit by Russian President Dimitry Medvedev. The close relationship between Havana and Moscow ended right along with the Cold War.
As Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney criss-cross Florida trying to secure enough support to win Tuesday's presidential primary, they're focusing a lot of energy on winning the Cuban vote. But the previously monolithically Republican bloc is fraying and sending support in multiple directions.