On the flight to Havana, the governor waxed on about his father’s relationship with Fidel Castro and spoke optimistically about future trade possibilities with Cuba.
HAVANA (Reuters) - Ten baby crocodiles arrived in Cuba on Monday from a Swedish zoo where they had been born to a pair of Cuban crocodiles that former President Fidel Castro had given to a Soviet cosmonaut as a gift in the 1970s.
Long before film and TV producer Brian Grazer met with the likes of Steve Jobs, Barack Obama or Fidel Castro, he was a wildly curious child, full of questions. Once, when he was 5 years old, he was sitting in his Grandma Sonia’s convertible, and a bee made its way inside.
"Soon, same-sex marriages will likely be declared a right hidden in the Constitution and entitled to all the privileges and benefits accorded traditional marriages. Next, those who refuse to provide services to same-sex weddings will become the criminals. Show More Summary
The poll, based on 1,200 in-person interviews, found that while Cubans are optimistic about future change, they are unhappy about the present.
I’m fascinated to watch how the world’s media is heaping posthumous praise on Lee Kuan Yew and compare it to their depiction of his contemporaries, like Fidel Castro they took power in the same year and are about the same age. Despite...Show More Summary
The Herald Sun. Hardly the bastion of journalism, I know. And this editorial I link to below is a classic example of trashy media. Just to correct some of their factual errors: 1. Castro was not a dictator by any definition. 2. Castro did not take the world ‘to the brink of nuclear war’ by […] The post Fidel bias in the media – Example 1 appeared first on cameronreilly.com.
A negatively-biased article about Castro in The New Statesman by Isabel Hilton has some interesting reader comments including this one below. It’s fascinating to watch the way the US press is carrying the news. I’ve been trying to read as much of it as I can to see if I can find many pieces which […] The post The Fidel Debate Continues appeared first on cameronreilly.com.
I had to go all the way to Edinburgh’s Sunday Herald to find one. A good article by Joanna Blythman on Castro’s retirement. clipped from www.sundayherald.com Letâ€™s keep the faith with Fidel The post Finally – A Positive MSM Castro Story appeared first on cameronreilly.com.
I enjoyed reading this article today by Fidel Castro where he challenges claims made by American Presidential nominee John McCain that he was tortured by Cubans in Vietnam. One of the things I admire about Fidel is his ability to communicate history and to explain political matters. Show More Summary
Fidel Castro appeared in public for the first time in more than a year. It was his first known appearance outside his home since Cuba in December agreed to normalize relations with the United States, Castro’s longtime adversary. Official media showed images of a seated Castro shaking hands with the visiting Venezuelans through the window [...]
Fidel Castro, the former President of Cuba, made a rare public appearance — his first in well over a year, reports NBC News. The 88-year-old Castro was pictured greeting several delegates from Venezuela and appeared “full of vitality,” the Cuban state media reported on Saturday. Show More Summary
It was his first appearance since his brother, President Raúl Castro, and President Obama announced in December that the United States and Cuba would normalize diplomatic relations.
Cuban state media published photos Saturday that showed the 88-year-old former leader shaking hands with members of a crowd in Havana on March 30.
Fidel Castro — who, despite this winter's rumors, is not dead — recently made his first public appearance since January 2014, according to Cuban media.From the Associated Press: The Cubadebate website says Castro greeted a group of Venezuelans visiting the capital of Havana. Cubadebate on Friday published four images that... More »
Former longtime Cuban president Fidel Castro has appeared in public for the first time in more than a year, according to official state media. The Cubadebate website says Castro greeted a group of Venezuelans visiting the capital of Havana. Cubadebate yesterday published four images that show Castro sitting inside a...
The former Cuban president was "full of vitality," according to official media
Retired Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro has reemerged in public following a 14 month absence, engaging in an informal meeting with a delegation of Venezuelan students, Cuba's Granma has reported.
HAVANA (Reuters) - Former Cuban President Fidel Castro, 88, appeared in public "full of vitality" for the first time in more than a year on Monday, greeting a delegation of Venezuelans, official media reported on Saturday.
Every visitor to the Cuban town of Santa Clara is greeted by a statue to Che Guevara, the town's adopted hero. The LGBT scene is pretty special too, not to mention supper with Fidel Castro’s chef…