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When UN Gardens are visited by the olive green, by Jorge Wejebe Cobo

In UN headquarters in New York, there was really not much the Secretary General, Dag Hammarskjold, could say in response to Fidel Castro, Cuba's Prime Minister, as he was setting out to camp in the gardens of the UN building. This was...Show More Summary

new hike in Cuba – Ruta de la Revolución

2 weeks agoFitness / Hiking :

6 to 8 days 150 kilometers must trek with a guide historical and cultural highlights Hike la Ruta de la Revolución trek which follows the historic route of Fidel Castro and Che Guevara that started the Cuban Revolution—from landing in … Continue reading ?

David Tang, Hong Kong Bon Vivant And Entrepreneur, Dies At 63

3 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

Tang was famous for his vast circle of friends — beloved by everyone from British royalty to Hollywood stars to Fidel Castro. He launched the luxury fashion brand Shanghai Tang.

The U.S. Government's Secret War on the KKK Involved the FBI, Fidel Castro and Lots of Dirty Tricks

last monthNews : Newsweek: US

One widely distributed postcard featured a cartoon of two Klansmen drinking at a bar over a caption, "Which Klan leaders are spending your money tonight?"

Che Guevara and Fidel Castro: Revolutionary Friends

A legendary friendship borne of youth and revolutionary zeal eventually succumbs to the strains of Cold War realpolitik.

Mexico City's Oldest Standing Dance Hall Isn't Ready To Hang Up Its Dancing Shoes

2 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

Salon Los Angeles has seen Frida Kahlo dance with Leon Trotsky, Che Guevara and Fidel Castro with dance hall regulars and revolutionaries, and a lot more. And so, "Miguel Nieto, whose grandfather opened Salon Los Angeles 80 years ago this week, refuses to quit, even as his gray-haired regulars dwindle, even as developers dream about […]

Fidel Castro and Frida Kahlo came here. Why the oldest dance hall in Mexico City isn't quitting yet

Salon Los Angeles, which opened 80 years ago, has fended off threats from developers and new dance and music trends for decades.

Stephen Ross may be getting a chance to put his words into action

Of all American cities that host NFL franchises, Miami arguably will be the most difficult city in which to sell Colin Kaepernick. His decision last year to wear a T-shirt containing an image of Fidel Castro and then to double down with factually inaccurate comments about the man who is reviled by many in South […]

Today in History for July 26th

2 months agoNews : USAToday: News

Highlights of this day in history: President Harry Truman orders desegregation of U.S. Military; Cuba's Fidel Castro attacks Moncada barracks; Argentina's Eva Peron dies; Playwright George Bernard Shaw and rock star Mick Jagger born. (July 26)        

The Biggest Theft Committed by One Sovereign State against Another, by Jorge Wejebe Cobo

In 1959, the first year of the Cuban Revolution, the Agrarian Reform was announced. This was pursuant to a strategy adopted by the new leaders navigating the Cuban ship, notably, the Cuban leader Fidel Castro, to dismantle the structures that the neo-colonial model had put in place. Show More Summary

Can Donald Trump Change Cuba

Much as Fidel Castro did throughout the 20th century, the FAR is now well positioned to capitalise on being under US attack

Libertad Cubana: Why Trump Is Right to Roll-Back Obama’s Cuba Policy

For thirteen days in the fall of 1962, President John F. Kennedy contended with the contempt of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro. Castro, who came to power on January 1, 1959 when Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista fled the island nation, allied himself with communist premier Nikita Khrushchev of the Soviet Union. Show More Summary

Trump just reopened the Cold War with Cuba. His excuse was completely disingenuous

The United States isolated Cuba diplomatically and economically for half a century in an effort to force Fidel Castro out of power, or at least to change his repressive ways. But the freeze-out — a misguided Cold War policy the U.S. clung to for far too many years — didn’t work. In fact, the White...

Oliver Stone on new documentary, "The Putin Interviews"

Oliver Stone is known for his award-winning movies like "Platoon" and "Midnight Express." The filmmaker has interviewed controversial figures like Hugo Chavez and Fidel Castro. For his latest documentary, "The Putin Interviews," Stone was granted extensive access to the Russian president and no topic was off limits. Show More Summary

The primary target of the US's bacteriological war against Cuba?, by Jorge Wejebe Cobo

1 June 1964, 53 years ago: Fidel Castro, the leader of the Revolution, declared that it was likely that the Yankees would attempt a bacteriological war against our people; he also alerted global public opinion of these facts, facts which...Show More Summary

REVEALED: The CIA’s secrets about JFK, Che and Castro

4 months agoNews : The Raw Story

The CIA’s Secrets About JFK, Che, and Castro Revealed In the early 1960s, Antonio Veciana was the CIA’s man in Havana. With a senior position in the Cuban government, he wreaked havoc on Fidel Castro’s Communist regime, firebombing the capital’s largest department store and plotting to kill...

Buena Vista Social Club: Adios

"The Buena Vista Social Club," about the music of Cuba and the independent spirit of musicians under Fidel Castro, was a rare nonfiction movie that became a cultural phenomenon. Directed by Wim Wenders ("Paris, Texas" and "Wings of Desire"),...Show More Summary

Fox News is failing and has been a complete disaster in the last several weeks

4 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Say what you will about state propaganda, but at least it gets good ratings. Pravda never had to worry about circulation numbers at the height of Soviet rule; Radio Havana Cuba, started by Fidel Castro, has fared better than the global socialist revolution it was supposed to broadcast. You can...

Events surrounding ex-prisoner facing deportation to Cuba

1980 — Rene Lima-Marin leaves Cuba as a toddler with his parents in what would become known as the Mariel boat lift after Fidel Castro announced the country would stop … Click to Continue »

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