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Raul Castro Issues Stern Warning To Entrepreneurs


HAVANA (AP) — President Raul Castro issued a stern warning to entrepreneurs pushing the boundaries of Cuba's economic reform, telling parliament on ...

Chávez Congratulates Raúl Castro On Re-election

AP | Posted 02.25.2013 | Latino Voices

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has sent a message to Raul Castro, congratulating him for his re-election as Cuba's president. ...

Over The Hill: Cuba's Castro Marks Another Birthday

AP | PETER ORSI | Posted 06.02.2012 | World

HAVANA -- Cuban President Raul Castro turns 81 on Sunday, another reminder to his countrymen and to the exiles who hate him that time is catching up w...

U.S. Senators Meet With Castro

AP | PAUL HAVEN | Posted 04.25.2012 | World

HAVANA (AP) — A senior U.S. senator met with imprisoned American Alan Gross and discussed the man's case in a long sit-down with Cuban President Rau...

Cuba's Leader Proposes Sweeping Reforms

AP | By PETER ORSI | Posted 06.16.2011 | World

HAVANA -- Raul Castro proposed term limits Saturday for Cuban politicians – including himself – a remarkable gesture on an island ruled fo...

Juanita Castro's Cuba

Conchita Sarnoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Conchita Sarnoff

You would think that in a family that nurtures politicos much like the Kennedys, political sparring would be a welcome activity. Not quite so in the Casto family.

As Cuba's Regime Turns 50, How About Some Common Sense -- Finally?

David Paul Appell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Paul Appell

The brothers Castro have outfoxed ten U.S. presidents, thanks partly to the embargo put in place by John Kennedy in 1961, before Barack Obama was born. Chances are they won't outlast an eleventh.

Raul Castro: Cubans Can Have Cell Phones

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HAVANA — First microwaves, now cell phones. Is this the new Cuba? Raul Castro is revolutionizing his brother's island in small but significant w...