The CIA’s Secrets About JFK, Che, and Castro Revealed In the early 1960s, Antonio Veciana was the CIA’s man in Havana. With a senior position in the Cuban government, he wreaked havoc on Fidel Castro’s Communist regime, firebombing the capital’s largest department store and plotting to kill...
"The Buena Vista Social Club," about the music of Cuba and the independent spirit of musicians under Fidel Castro, was a rare nonfiction movie that became a cultural phenomenon. Directed by Wim Wenders ("Paris, Texas" and "Wings of Desire"),...Show More Summary
Say what you will about state propaganda, but at least it gets good ratings. Pravda never had to worry about circulation numbers at the height of Soviet rule; Radio Havana Cuba, started by Fidel Castro, has fared better than the global socialist revolution it was supposed to broadcast. You can...
1980 — Rene Lima-Marin leaves Cuba as a toddler with his parents in what would become known as the Mariel boat lift after Fidel Castro announced the country would stop … Click to Continue »
One of the highest-profile members of Cuba's ruling family says the country could be surprised by the person who succeeds her father as president. Mariela Castro's uncle Fidel led Cuba … Click to Continue »
Cuba's President Raul Castro oversees his last May Day Parade -- and the first without his late brother and revolutionary predecessor Fidel. Video provided by AFP
Millions of Cubans rallied in a May Day parade Monday, the last to be overseen by President Raul Castro -- and the first without his late brother and revolutionary predecessor Fidel. The May 1 rally filled Havana's Revolution Square and other spots across the country in a sea of red, white and blue national flags and giant portraits of Fidel Castro. Show More Summary
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In a way, credit for the opening of one of the Tampa area's newest Cuban restaurants belongs to Fidel Castro. If not for the late Cuban president, Jose "Pepe" Diaz … Click to Continue »
In his first interview with American press, Casamayor stated he “would rather die than box for Fidel Castro…”
She was the youngest of seven siblings, including Fidel and Raul Castro.
A "breathing" Fidel Castro is among several ex-communist leaders gathered in Hong Kong this week -- one of the world's centres of capitalism -- as part of a cheeky exhibition at Art Basel. Lifelike replicas of Mao Zedong, Vladimir Lenin,...Show More Summary
“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."