As a young man, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro played electric guitar, not sports. But like the men who mentored him, Cuba’s Fidel Castro and the late Hugo Chavez, he views the country’s Olympic achievements as a validation of his economic and social policies. Also, he is fond of wearing track suits in the colors of […]
When the U.S. Marshals issued an arrest warrant for Anibal Mustelier back in 1995, Mustelier had a thick head of bushy brown hair sprouting atop his head. His face was unblemished, and light stubble gave his face a youthful glow. After Mustelier, 66, was arrested on Sunday, his latest mugshot shows that his hair has [...]Show More Summary
“Revolution is a struggle to the death between the future and the past,” Fidel Castro once said. The bitter struggle for the leadership of the Labour Party, while not as grave a matter as life and death, does come close to proving the veracity of the Cuban leader’s words.
Tuesday : The Harlem/Havana festival, free burgers, and Fidel Castro’s nine lives.
Martes: El Harlem/Habana festival, hamburguesas gratuitas, y las nueve vidas de Fidel Castro.
There were a few protesters, but Harlemites by and large welcomed Castro.
Turn on the radio and the announcer reads a brief headline: "Fidel Castro, the great builder." The man goes on to explain that the most important works of the country have come from this head that for decades has been covered by an olive-green cap. Show More Summary
Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro has marked his 90th birthday by taking a sideswipe at US President Barack Obama. Mr Castro, who stepped down as president in 2006 due to ill health and appointed his brother Raul in his place, also used the occasion to lambast America for its repeated attempts to assassinate him during […]
Under Fidel Castro's rule Cuba bucked the historical trend--moving not toward but far away from political democracy. Under Fidel Castro it looks as though Cuba lost two generations of economic growth--generations that other neighboring economies like Mexico, Costa Rica, and Puerto Rico made very good use of. The only good...
Fidel Castro thanked Cubans for their well-wishes on his 90th birthday Saturday and criticized President Barack Obama in a lengthy letter published in state media. In his letter, Castro accompanied his thanks with reminiscences about his childhood and youth in eastern Cuba, describing the geology and plant life of the...
Former president attends his 90th birthday celebrations in Havana and thanks Cubans for their tributes.
14ymedio, Generation Y, Yoani Sanchez, Havana, 13 August 2016 – Turn on the radio and the announcer reads a brief headline: “Fidel Castro, The Great Builder.” The man goes on to explain that the most important works of the country … Continue reading ?
Cuba is giving Fidel Castro a weepy goodbye on his 90th birthday today. In the official press, at least, Cubans are sad because the Comandante is approaching death "like everybody else," as he told the Communist party congress in April. This...Show More Summary
Former Cuban President Fidel Castro said that Russia and China are nations of great courage and intelligence.
Former president Fidel Castro with a "Queen" brand pressure cooker, made in China. (EFE) Turn on the radio and the announcer reads a brief headline: "Fidel Castro, The Great Builder." The man goes on to explain that the most important works of the country have come from this head that for decades has been covered by an olive-green cap. Show More Summary
Castro celebrates a milestone birthday amid a time of great changes in Cuba, most notably regarding it's shifting relationship with the U.S.
The former Cuban president turned 90 Saturday, marking the occasion with a thank you to his fellow islanders — especially his doctors.
Fidel Castro thanked Cubans for their well-wishes on his 90th birthday Saturday and criticized President Barack Obama in a lengthy letter published in state media. "I want to express my deepest gratitude for the shows of respect, greetings and praise that I've received in recent days, which give...
Fidel Castro thanked Cubans for their tributes to mark his 90th birthday on Saturday in a meandering column carried by state-run media in which the iconic leftist revolutionary also lambasted old foe United States. Cuba went into overdrive...Show More Summary