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Posted on 7 June 2018 | 7:58 am
Cuban Activists Launch Campaign To Stop US
WLRNCuban Activists Launch Campaign To Stop US Tourism To The IslandWLRNFidel Castro's grandson reportedly walked the runway. But recent restrictions rolled out by the Trump administration, as well as mysterious sonic attacks on U.S. embassy workers and the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, led to sharp declines in overall ...and more »
Posted on 7 June 2018 | 6:31 am
Raul Castro: I'm stepping down as Cuba's
WLS-TVRaul Castro: I'm stepping down as Cuba's president on April 19WLS-TVRaul Castro will step down as Cuba's president on April 19, 2018, he announced Thursday during the National Assembly meeting in Havana. Castro, 86, has led the country since 2006 after his brother, Fidel Castro, stepped down due to health issues.
Posted on 7 June 2018 | 6:23 am
'My dearest Fidel' film to portray Cold War
Miami Herald'My dearest Fidel' film to portray Cold War affair between Castro and US journalistMiami HeraldThis Cold War tale, which centers on an affair between Fidel Castro and former TV journalist Lisa Howard, will also feature a cast of other high-profile characters including Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson, as well as, Castro's ...
Posted on 7 June 2018 | 4:01 am
Trump Forgot The Words To Irving Berlin's
ForwardTrump Forgot The Words To Irving Berlin's 'God Bless America'ForwardThe idea is based on a recent Politico article by Peter Kornbluh titled “My Dearest Fidel: A Journalist's Secret Liaison With Fidel Castro.” It details how ABC journalist Lisa Howard helped establish a secret channel between Cuba and Washington after ...and more »
Posted on 6 June 2018 | 9:35 am
The future of Cuba’s socialist ice-cream
In the 1960s, Fidel Castro created Coppelia – a state-run ice‑cream parlour that came to embody Cuba’s revolutionary ideals. As relations with the US begin to thaw, can it survive? There is a black-and-white photograph of Fidel Castro that was taken during his whirlwind April 1959 trip to New York, just three months after his rebel forces ousted Fulgencio Batista , a US-backed dictator who had ...
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 10:00 pm
Here are some key events in US-Cuba
Jan. 1, 1959 - US-backed dictator Fulgencio Batista flees Cuba as Fidel Castro and his revolutionaries seize control. April 19, 1959 - Fidel Castro, as prime minister, meets US Vice President Richard Nixon in what will become the highest-level talks between the two countries for decades.
Posted on 11 April 2015 | 7:24 pm
Former president Fidel Castro appears in
Former longtime Cuban president Fidel Castro has appeared in public for the first time in more than a year, official media reported.
Posted on 5 April 2015 | 7:02 am
Fidel Castro 'Lucid' in First Public
The former Cuban leader reportedly appeared energetic meeting students.
Posted on 4 April 2015 | 4:38 pm
Fidel Castro makes rare appearance
The former Cuban president Fidel Castro, 88, makes his first public appearance in 14 months to meet a Venezuelan delegation.
Posted on 4 April 2015 | 4:19 pm
Adventures in acquiring a Cuban visa
On their wall was a large poster of Fidel Castro in full, bushy beard, probably taken when he was still in his 40s, and a smaller, faded-to-blue poster of Che Guevarra, the great hero-martyr of the Cuban revolution whom none of you under the age of 40 ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 1:13 am
Obama left Israel in the cold when he
It severed relations in 1973 not because of the Yom Kippur War but because Fidel Castro sought the presidency of the Non-Aligned Movement. Currently, Canada represents Israel’s interests in Havana, including assisting the country’s Jewish community.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:12 am
Cuba at the crossroads
Pedal taxis weave between old American cars, East German Trabants and the odd Peugeot. Cuba’s roads are a time portal to 1959, when Fidel Castro led a socialist revolution and received an American embargo in return. Despite this, our own taxi isn’t in ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:57 am
Photo Exhibit on Fidel Castro Opens in
Havana, Ago 27.- The Cultural Center for Cooperation of Buenos Aires, Argentina, opened a photo exhibit depicting moments of the speech given by Cuban Revolution leader Fidel Castro at the stairs of the Law Faculty at the University of Buenos Aires back in ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:54 am
Happy 8th Anniversary Of Perez Hilton
Happy anniversary to Perez Hilton and Fidel Castro! Monday marks EIGHT YEARS since the bad blogger WRONGLY reported Castro was dead. On August 24, 2007, the perennially uninformed Perez tried to “scoop” the world with an “exclusive” about the Cuban ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 12:21 am
Diego Maradona visits Fidel Castro in Cuba
Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona has paid a visit to retired Cuban leader Fidel Castro.
Posted on 15 April 2013 | 10:01 am
Fidel Castro breaks 9-month hiatus as
Retired Cuban leader Fidel Castro published his first column in nearly nine months on Friday, urging both friends and foes to use restraint amid tensions on the Korean Peninsula.
Posted on 5 April 2013 | 7:52 am
Cuban Revolution gets video game treatment
Fight your way through mangrove swamps shoulder-to-shoulder with bearded guerrillas clad in the olive green of Fidel Castro and Ernesto "Che" Guevara. Your mission: Topple 1950s Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista.
Posted on 28 March 2013 | 10:29 am
Fidel Castro laments loss of 'best friend,'
Retired leader Fidel Castro broke nearly a week of silence since the death of friend and ally Hugo Chavez, saying Monday that Cuba has lost its "best friend" with the late Venezuelan president's passing.
Posted on 11 March 2013 | 7:43 am
Thousands of Cubans in emotional tribute to
Tens of thousands of Cubans streamed past a memorial to Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez in Havana on Thursday in a tribute to the island's most important international ally and a close friend of retired leader Fidel Castro.
Posted on 7 March 2013 | 11:46 am
Resolved Question: Question about Fidel
out of all the American Presidents he had to deal with, which one would you say posed the biggest challenge and frustration for him?(meaning which one made his position as leader of Cuba come closest to the brink of jeopardy?)
Posted on 8 July 2012 | 2:03 pm
Resolved Question: History Help - Fidel
1. What kind of government did Fidel Castro institute in Cuba? Who became his economic and military ally?
2. What is the "Liberation Theology"?
3. How was the Liberation Theology applied by various leaders, rebels, and reformers in Latin America?
Posted on 9 May 2012 | 9:55 am
Resolved Question: Rise of Fidel Castro /
Discuss the event surrounding the rise of Fidel Castro, and his eventual overthrow of the Cuban Batista regime. Why did Castro turn to the Soviet Union and adopt communism? How did these events lead to the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1961? Discuss the events surrounding the missile crisis and their long term significance.
Posted on 9 May 2012 | 8:23 am
Resolved Question: Fidel Castro & Cuban
What was Castro's role in the Cuban Missile Crisis?
Posted on 9 April 2011 | 5:24 am
Resolved Question: Che Guevara vs Fidel
Che Guevara vs Fidel Castro?
Posted on 29 December 2010 | 7:25 am