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Castro, My Family and the Lie of Romantic Revolutions

Michelle Manning Barish | Posted 11.28.2016 | Politics
Michelle Manning Barish

Everyone has their personal stories about Castro, but one thing everyone says is: "He took everything."

How Do You Lure Fidel Castro Out Of Hiding? Cheese, Apparently.

Fusion | John Walker | Posted 07.06.2015 | World

Although Fidel Castro has retreated from the public eye in recent years, he made a rare appearance last week to weigh in on one of the most important ...

Fidel Castro Appears In Public For First Time In Over A Year

Reuters | Daniel Trotta | Posted 04.04.2015 | World

HAVANA, April 4 (Reuters) - Former Cuban President Fidel Castro, 88, appeared in public "full of vitality" for the first time in more than a year on M...

Cuba's Potential as the Economic Growth Superstar

John Donovan | Posted 03.29.2015 | World
John Donovan

There is abundant evidence that it has been largely the energetic Cuban presence that has taken that decaying city and transformed it into what is really the economic capital of Latin America.

Fidel Castro Issues Statement Apparently In Support Of U.S.-Cuba Diplomacy

Reuters | Daniel Trotta | Posted 01.26.2015 | World

HAVANA, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Retired Cuban leader Fidel Castro on Monday appeared to lend his support to talks with the United States in his first comme...

New York Tabloids React To U.S.-Cuba Deal

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 12.18.2014 | Media

Cigars figured prominently in Thursday's New York tabloid covers. Following news that the U.S. would begin to reestablish diplomatic relations wit...

Turns Out Henry Kissinger Really Despised Castro and the Cubans

Daniel R. DePetris | Posted 12.06.2014 | World
Daniel R. DePetris

Thanks to the good folks and diligent researchers at the National Security Archive--a research organization at George Washington University--Americans will now be able to add another placeholder for the former Secretary of State: hater of the Castros.

It's Time to Talk About Cuba, Part 2

Kate Oberdorfer | Posted 12.02.2014 | Politics
Kate Oberdorfer

Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, provoked by Cuba's military presence in Angola, wanted to stop its military from spreading to other African countries and organized the Washington Special Actions Group to draw the plans.

Fidel Castro Makes First Public Appearance In 3 Years

Reuters | Posted 04.05.2013 | World

By Marc Frank HAVANA, Feb 3 (Reuters) - Retired Cuban leader Fidel Castro voted in Cuba's general election on Sunday and chatted with ...

An Unauthorized Trip To Cuba

Clint Johnston | Posted 03.20.2013 | Travel
Clint Johnston

I was in Havana, Cuba, with no visa and no permission from the U.S. government. It was just the way I wanted it.

Fidel Versus the Ghouls

Sarah Stephens | Posted 01.06.2013 | World
Sarah Stephens

Since the Cold War, our country has had an unhealthy preoccupation with Fidel Castro's mortality. It's like a vestigial tail that our body politic refuses to shake.

The October Missile Crisis, 50 Years Later

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 12.27.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

The days are long gone when what is said or what happens in Havana can disrupt world peace. Now we are marking the 50th anniversary of those events; studies are conducted of the declassified documents, the surviving players are interviewed and come to new conclusions.

Report: Fidel Castro Has Suffered Stroke

Posted 10.19.2012 | World

Fidel Castro has suffered a serious, "embolic" stroke, according to a Venezuelan physician cited by The Miami Herald. Jose Marquina, who spoke with...

Is Fidel Castro Alive? So We're Told.

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 10.16.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

It would be difficult to find in contemporary history someone who has been rumored to have been killed more times than Fidel Castro.

Elise Foley

WATCH: GOP Candidates Wish Fidel Castro To Hell

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 03.24.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich got into a game of one-upmanship at a GOP debate Monday night when discussing the potential death of Cuba's Fidel Castro...

Rubio Hits Back Against Accusations Surrounding His Parents' Origins

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) responded to a Washington Post report alleging that he embellished details about his parents' emigration from Cuba on "The O...

9/11 and the Cuban Hip Hop Revolución

Sujatha Fernandes | Posted 11.12.2011 | Black Voices
Sujatha Fernandes

In Cuba, the events of 9/11 provided a new platform for young people involved in the movement of Cuban rap. Echoing the words of their leader Fidel Castro, they took the opportunity to reflect on the state of world politics.

Fidel Castro Stars In TV Show That Charts 638 Assassination Plots Against Him

guardian.co.uk | Rory Carroll | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Illness has forced him from public view but Fidel Castro is back in Cuban living rooms via a lavish television series that celebrates his escape from ...

Alleged Cuban Spies Given Praise From Castro

The Independent | Stephen Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

He is said to have been the subject of some cartoonish plots over the years, from poisoned ice cream, mines disguised as sea shells and, of course, ex...