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Cuba Missile Crisis

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.

PHOTOS: Relive The Cuban Missile Crisis

Posted 10.20.2012 | World

October marks the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis, a tense 13 day period in 1962 during which the U.S., Russia and Cuba balanced on the v...

Fidel Castro Death Rumors Swirl

AP | PAUL HAVEN | Posted 12.19.2012 | World

HAVANA — The rumor mill surrounding the health of Fidel Castro churned anew Friday despite a letter from the aging Cuban revolutionary published...

Cuban Missile Crisis Mentality Lingers After 50 Years

AP | PETER ORSI | Posted 12.13.2012 | World

HAVANA — The world stood at the brink of Armageddon for 13 days in October 1962 when President John F. Kennedy drew a symbolic line in the Atlan...