Tag Archives: Raúl Castro

26Nov/16

Fidel Castro, lion of the 20th century, dead at 90

Fidel Castro, the son of a wealthy landowner, turned his back on a life of privilege to lead the Cuban revolution and earn a place in history that was glorious to some, notorious to others, but finally the product of prodigious talents and boundless ego.

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17Sep/16

Millennials lead private media opening in Cuba

Cuba’s state media monopoly is under assault as web-based news outlets challenge official news on the island nation.

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28Nov/15

Highlights of world events from April to June 2015

World events during the second quarter of the year include an attack on a Kenyan university, a gunman targeting tourists on a Tunisian beach and, after decades of hostility, a handshake between the leaders of the United States and Cuba.
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20Sep/15

Pope celebrates Mass in Havana’s Revolution Square

Pope Francis uses his Mass at Havana’s Revolution Square to call followers to serve the “most vulnerable” in a homily that Cuba’s government supporters and ardent critics could claim as their own.

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01Jul/15

Cuba, USA formally agree to restore diplomatic ties severed 54 years ago

U.S Secretary of State John Kerry formally announces the reopening of the American embassy in Cuba, saying it is an “important step on the road to restoring fully normal relations”.

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10Apr/15

Obama-Castro in historic summit

(R Reports) – U.S. President Barack Obama arrived in Panama as news broke that the U.S. is poised to remove Cuba from its list of state sponsors of terrorism.

The move would be a huge breakthrough in relations between the two countries.
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01Mar/15

Paris Hilton and Naomi Campbell attend Havana cigar festival

Heiress Paris Hilton and supermodel Naomi Cambell bring glitz and glamour to Havana’s annual cigar festival.
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