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What I Learned About Fidel Castro’s Legacy When I Went To Cuba

“We don’t hate our country. But we’ve never seen anything outside of it."

A Journalist Who Ignored Fidel Castro’s Casino Trick

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...

Trump Can’t Stop Himself

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

Pop singer Adam Faith 'spied on Fidel Castro for MI6'

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

The Morning Report 2/27/17

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...

Three challenges for Cuba's Raul Castro in his last year

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 Reveals Her Plea To Fidel Castro To Keep A Most Wanted Terrorist Safe From Extradition [Opinion]

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

Fidel Castro's tomb is tourist hot spot, but Cubans wonder if his power will live on

last monthNews : USAToday: News

The granite boulder, about 10 feet tall, is adorned with a single copper plate that reads: "FIDEL."        

Ambush

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 […]

Fidel Castro: The Lost Interview

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.

Lena Dunham Is Just A Girl Talking About A Penis With A Very Uncomfortable Maria Shriver

last monthNews : Huffington Post

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

WATCH: Jeffrey Lord reduced to defending Fidel Castro to justify Trump’s ‘killers’ remark

last monthNews : The Raw Story

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...

Here's What Cuba's Car Scene Looks Like In 2017

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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, …

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 […]

In Cuba, the post-Fidel era began ten years ago

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

‘Marielitos’ Face Long-Delayed Reckoning: Expulsion to Cuba

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.

End Of An Era

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

In Castro’s Cuba, this is what life as a doctor was really like

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 Best Miami Cultural Events of 2017

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 marks revolution with military parade for Fidel Castro

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

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