“We don’t hate our country. But we’ve never seen anything outside of it."
PR Newswire, in delivering today the news that former president David Steinberg passed away earlier this month at age 85 due to complications from surgery, includes a colorful detail involving Fidel Castro: Steinberg was the first American journalist Castro invited to see "La Habana Nueva." Eager for a positive review, Castro ordered casino croupiers to...
A few days after President John F. Kennedy made a calamitous early misstep—a carelessly planned attempt to invade Cuba and overthrow Fidel Castro, in April, 1961—he invited Dwight D. Eisenhower, his predecessor as President, for lunch. Show More Summary
New book claims star was recruited to spy on communist leader when he visited Cuba in 1990s The late Adam Faith had a versatile career, veering from teen idol, pop star and actor to manager, investor and financial journalist. But according to a former colleague, the 60s star also added espionage to his curriculum vitae. Show More Summary
Good morning, kids. Hope you all had an enjoyable weekend. Yes, the Oscars were last night and in case you missed it, just look up any of Fidel Castro's speeches and settle in for several hours of anti-Americanism that's...
Raul Castro says he will step aside as Cuba's president a year from now. Here are three challenges facing the island as it prepares for the handover: - Economy - Castro took over in 2006 from his brother Fidel, who died last November. Show More Summary
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 […]
A young woman finds a recorded interview her late grandfather did with Castro before she was born. The post Fidel Castro: The Lost Interview appeared first on The Good Men Project.
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