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You Insult Henry Kissinger At Your Peril

Newly declassified documents show that Fidel Castro pissed off Henry Kissinger so badly that he drew up plans to "clobber the pipsqueak": Mr. Kissinger, who was secretary of state from 1973 to 1977, had previously planned an underground effort to improve relations with Havana. Show More Summary

EXCLUSIVE: Cuban Lab Preps the Fidel Castro Fragrance

After all, what are we going to do now that the Cuban government has decided to ruin the Ché-Chávez fragrance fun?

Fidel Castro: John McCain and the Mossad 'Created' the Islamic State

The Islamic State is a radical jihadist group that developed out of al-Qaeda and eventually grew to stand on its own after splitting with al-Qaeda leadership and making significant gains in recruiting Muslims from the West to fight in Iraq and Syria. Show More Summary

What's On Tonight: Frozen and Fidel Castro: Together at last

Here’s what’s going on in the world of television Tuesday, September 2. All times are Eastern. Top pick(s) The Story Of Frozen: Making A Disney Animated Classic/The Fidel Castro Tapes (ABC, 8 p.m./PBS, 9 p.m.): By any sensible metric, the Tuesday after Labor Day is about as dead as it gets in the TV season. Show More Summary

Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'The Fidel Castro Tapes' and more

4 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

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Young fan who dresses like Fidel Castro meets his idol

All that's missing is the beard. An 8-year-old Cuban boy who likes to dress up as Fidel Castro got to meet his idol after Cuba's 88-year-old retired leader invited him and his family to his Havana home for a chat. "I felt a lot of emotion upon seeing Fidel," Marlon Mendez told Reuters on Monday from his home near Havana. Show More Summary

Fidel is Fidel: Exhibition by artist Roberto Chile celebrates Castro's 88th anniversary

last monthArts : Artdaily

?Fidel is Fidel? the photographic exhibition by Roberto Chile, opened this Tuesday in the Jose Marti Memorial, in Havana, as a salute to the 88th birthday of the leader of the Cuban revolution. People in Habana will be able to enjoy it until the 28th of September. Show More Summary

Venezuelan president on surprise visit to Fidel Castro

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro made a surprise visit to Cuba to meet with Fidel Castro, who praised his guest's "solidarity" with the Palestinian people and condemned the "genocide" in Gaza. The former Cuban president and leader...Show More Summary

Mariela Castro Votes Against Cuban Government, Voices Support For Transgender Rights

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Mariela Castro, the daughter of Cuba’s president Raul Castro and niece of Fidel Castro, has made the first recorded vote against the government in a show of support for LGBT people

Castro's Niece Casts Rare 'No' Vote In Parliament, Citing Gay Rights

last monthNews : The Two-Way

Cuba's parliament isn't big on dissent. But Mariela Castro, daughter of the country's president – and niece of Fidel Castro — is making waves for rejecting a workers' rights bill.

Riddles, Lies, and Lives -- From Fidel Castro and Muhammad Ali to Albert Einstein and Barbie

Century of Disaster Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com The following passages are excerpted from Eduardo Galeano’s history of humanity, Mirrors (Nation Books). Stalin He learned to write in the language of Georgia, his homeland, but in...Show More Summary

Linkage: Rebel Wilson's New Digs; A Golden Age for Airstreams

Photo via Architizer · Inside Rebel Wilson's frilly new house. · Parallel Lab builds a micro office in Hong Kong. · Fidel Castro may or may not have visited this house. · A Dutch family home converted to a Kindergarden....

Andrea Mitchell Celebrates Fidel Castro’s 88th Birthday

MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell’s love affair with former Cuban dictator Fidel Castro reared its ugly head once again on Wednesday, August 13 when she hyped the socialist’s 88th birthday. Appearing on her daily Andrea Mitchell Reports program,...Show More Summary

Cuba marks Castro's 88th with tributes, photo show

2 months agoNews : The Newsroom

HAVANA (AP) — Cuba is marking Fidel Castro's 88th birthday with tributes in official media, a concert and a photo exhibit in the capital and a newly inaugurated restoration of the home where he was born.

Air Algérie Crash: Mariela Castro, Niece Of Fidel Castro, Reportedly On Doomed Flight [Breaking]

Air Algérie Flight AH5017, which reportedly crashed in Mali after changing its flight path to avoid heavy storms, was carrying Mariela Castro — niece of retired Cuban President Fidel Castro and daughter of Cuba’s current president, Raul Castro, news agencies reported Thursday. The Air Algérie flight was on its way from Ouagadougou, the capital of

Fidel Castro Thinks Ukrainian Government Downed Malaysian Airlines Flight

The former leader of Cuba, Fidel Castro, spoke out on recently about the recent Malaysian Airlines passenger plane that was shot down, placing the blame squarely on the Ukrainian government. He made his comments in an opinion column published by state media in Cuba, entitled: “Extraordinary Provocation.” The comments were made just a few short

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