Maxine Waters’ “scumbag” comment has revealed her 1998 plea to Cuban dictator Fidel Castro to keep an FBI Most Wanted terrorist safe from extradition back to the U.S. Waters, a Democratic congresswoman serving for California, was recently...Show More Summary
The granite boulder, about 10 feet tall, is adorned with a single copper plate that reads: "FIDEL."
After Fidel Castro died and my response of “Castro did this that was good and he did this other thing that was bad” was picked up by conservative media as “Leftist protestors mourn Castro’s death!”, human malignancy Tucker Carlson wanted me to come on his show. I did not even reply. And there’s a good […]
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Maria Shriver has interviewed everybody from Fidel Castro to Cher, but it was Lena Dunham who threw the seasoned journalist off her game during an uncomfortable exchange on the “Today” show Friday morning. Dunham visited the studio to promote the final season of “Girls,” which premieres Sunday at 10 p.m. Show More Summary
President Donald Trump’s insistence that the United States has “a lot of killers” — and thus shouldn’t be too critical of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s murder of journalists — continues to create controversy. While some conservatives have condemned the...
Cuba feels more in flux now than it has in decades. Fidel Castro’s death, the repeal of the “wet foot, dry foot” policy and eased restrictions on capitalism mean rapid changes for a country distinctly shaped by a Cold War that ended decades ago. At the same time airplanes full of tourists are landing in Cuba on direct… Read more...
PAST PERFORMANCE IS NO GUARANTEE OF FUTURE RESULTS. Shot: A longtime admirer of Fidel Castro, Turner has called the former Cuban president “one hell of a guy.” In 2001 Turner told a class at Harvard Law School, “You’d like him [Castro]. He has been the leader of Cuba for 40 years. He’s the most senior leader in the world, and most […]
What would Fidel think of Chanel Fashion Week in Cuba? Alexandre Meneghini/Reuters Ramón I. Centeno, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) Ever since Fidel Castro died in November 2016, foreign observers - journalists, political tourists, and the like - have flocked to the streets of Havana. Show More Summary
The migrants came to the U.S. by the thousands when Fidel Castro opened the Mariel port in 1980, and many took up a life of crime when they got here.
This time, reports of Fidel Castro's death are real. And, as I'd predicted in my memoir Confessions of a Secret Latina: "[I]f anything [after Fidel's death], expressions of loss and praise of his accomplishments will be greater outside...Show More Summary
Amid Fidel Castro's funeral and furious debate over his legacy, Cuba's health system is often praised. Despite its flaws, it deserves it, says Rich Warner
The year 2016 is over, and good riddance. The past 12 months catalogued the deaths of David Bowie, John Glenn, Elie Wiesel, Fidel Castro, Muhammad Ali, Prince, George Michael, Alan Rickman, Carrie Fisher, Anton Yelchin, and many other figures who shaped global culture. And though many blame the number 2016...
Cuba paid tribute to late leader Fidel Castro on Monday with a military parade to mark the 58th anniversary of the revolution that brought him to power. Castro, who died on November 25 at age 90, launched his nearly half-century rule with a guerrilla uprising that forced US-backed dictator Fulgencio Batista from power on January 1, 1959. Show More Summary
Cuba appears to be in a historical moment. In early December, Fidel Castro, the country’s long-time leader, died. It had been my assumption that his death was like the sun dropping out of the solar system for the long-stagnating island nation. Show More Summary
If CNN wished to be considered a legitimate, accurate news source, how can their end-of-year review omit naming Black Lives Matter for their anti-police rhetoric, whiffs and does not blame radical Islam for terrorist attacks AND does not mention the death of longtime Communist dictator of Cuba, Fidel Castro? Here’s what the CNN write-up said about the […]
The deaths of David Bowie, Prince and Leonard Cohen drew considerable attention in a year that also claimed Muhammad Ali and Fidel Castro.
A NYE celebration in Grand Park, a Japanese cultural event for kids, an exploration of black British film and video, and more to do and see in L.A. this week for little to no money. Gene Wilder & Fidel Castro's New Year's Rockin' Eve (in Limbo) is an immersive theater...
On November 25, 2016, the mastermind of Cuba's 1959 revolution, Fidel Castro, died at age 90. Even though Castro was criticized in the West for the authoritarian nature of his rule and egregious human rights abuses, his death prompted an outpouring of grief in the developing world. Show More Summary
As the recent death of Fidel Castro has thrust Cuba into the headlines across the United States and throughout the West, the lingering question remains, what—if anything—will change in a Cuba now that its longtime dictator is dead. Since control has stayed within the Castro family, with Raul Castro assuming the role his brother had […]