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In Cuba's 'People's Democracy' 612 Candidats for 612 Seats Guarantees No Surprises

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 04.07.2013 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Wearing tight clothes, short and with a skinny build, the Frenchman Alain Robert scaled the façade of the Habana Libre Hotel on Monday. With some 27 floors and over 400 feet high, this building has one of the best views over the city.

WATCH: French 'Spider-Man' Scales Rusty Havana Hotel

AP | ANNE-MARIE GARCIA | Posted 04.06.2013 | World

HAVANA — A French daredevil who has scaled some of the world's tallest buildings conquered Cuba's famous Habana Libre hotel on Monday without ro...

Climbing Skyscrapers In Cuba

AP | ANNE-MARIE GARCIA | Posted 02.02.2013 | Latino Voices

HAVANA -- The daredevil climber nicknamed "Spider-Man" is famous for scaling some of the world's tallest skyscrapers without a safety line. Now Alain ...

French 'Spiderman' Scales Sky-High Hong Kong Bank

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Alain Robert wants the world to know he takes his "French Spiderman" moniker very seriously. Famous for not revealing which building he plans to cli...

Infamous 'Spiderman' Arrested For Scaling 57-Story Skyscraper

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) SYDNEY -- A French skyscraper climber nicknamed "Spiderman" was arrested Monday after scaling a 57-story building in Sydney with his bare hands. ...

'Spiderman' Climbs Petronas Towers Without Safety Equipment (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The french climber Alain Robert (AKA 'Spiderman') has finally scaled the 1483ft high Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, and he left the safety equipment...

The Real Spider Man And Lithuanian Baby-Racing: HuffPost's Caption Contest!

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Original Caption: French 'Spiderman' Alain Robert (R) is watched by a police officer as he descends after climbing a city skyscraper in central Sydney...

"Spiderman" Arrested After Climb For Climate (VIDEO)

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Famous building scaler Alain "Spiderman" Robert was arrested after climbing the Royal Bank of Scotland in Sydney, Australia. He had climbed up and di...

Spiderman Alain Robert Arrested In Sydney For Climbing 41-Story Building (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SYDNEY (AP) - A French skyscraper climber nicknamed "Spiderman" was arrested Tuesday after scaling a 41-story building in downtown Sydney with his bar...

Alain Robert, The French "Spiderman," Climbs in G-20 Protest

AP | RAPHAEL G. SATTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

LONDON — Police were out in force for the G-20 summit Thursday, swarming the east London riverside site as small groups of demonstrators protest...

Alain Robert Scales Hong Kong Skyscraper Barehanded To Protest Global Warming

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HONG KONG — A French daredevil scaled a 73-story Hong Kong skyscraper barehanded Tuesday, his latest attempt to draw attention to global warming...

Alain Robert, "French Spiderman," Climbs New York Times Building (Photos) (Video)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

**UPDATE*** The AP reports that later in the day a second man tried to climb the New York Times building: Hours later, a second man ascended the buil...

"French Spiderman" Alain Robert Climbs NYT Building With Global Warming Banner

Sewell Chan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A man holding a bright green banner has ascended the north face of The New York Times's building, climbing about 10 stories while the police and secu...