NAM summit: Anti-US rhetoric gathers steam
Sep 16, 2006
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday August 6, 2014
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro compared Israel's offensive in Gaza on Tuesday to a "disgusting form of fascism" that its ally, the United States, is unable to control.
World | Associated Press | Sunday July 27, 2014
Cuba marked the 61st anniversary of the beginning of Fidel and Raul Castro's revolution on Saturday with a leading official calling on islanders to be united and to defend the nation's communist system.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 25, 2014
The daughter of Cuban President Raul Castro assured journalists on Thursday that she is alive and well, contradicting reports that she had been on board the Air Algerie plane that went missing in Mali.
World | Associated Press | Thursday July 24, 2014
Many people in this tiny hamlet on the southern coast of Cuba remember when the shore lay about 100 meters (yards) farther out. That was four decades ago.
World | Reuters | Friday July 18, 2014
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday denied reports that Russia plans to reopen a Soviet-era base in Cuba from which it once spied on the United States.
World | Reuters | Sunday July 6, 2014
Cuban President Raul Castro told parliament on Saturday the communist country's market-oriented reforms must remain gradual, a clear signal he would resist calls to accelerate change in order to address an underperforming economy.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday June 3, 2014
Cuban President Raul Castro was marking his 83rd birthday privately Tuesday, a milestone that passed without fanfare but served as a reminder that his revolutionary generation's time in power is limited.
World | Reuters | Thursday December 19, 2013
Fidel Castro praised his brother, Cuban President Raul Castro, on Thursday for shaking hands with US President Barack Obama at a memorial for Nelson Mandela.
World | Reuters | Wednesday December 11, 2013
For sure it's just what Nelson Mandela would have wanted, but does it amount to more than that?
World | Reuters | Tuesday December 10, 2013
US President Barack Obama shook hands with Cuba's Raul Castro at a memorial for Nelson Mandela on Tuesday.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday December 10, 2013
President Barack Obama shook hands with Cuban President Raul Castro at a memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela.
World | Reuters | Tuesday December 10, 2013
World leaders from US President Barack Obama to Cuba's Raul Castro joined thousands of South Africans to honour Nelson Mandela on Tuesday in a memorial that will celebrate his gift for uniting enemies across political and racial divides.
World | Reuters | Tuesday August 13, 2013
Fidel Castro turns 87 today, largely out of sight but not out of mind, as Cuba struggles to move on from his half-century rule and as many of his policies are reconsidered under the leadership of his younger brother Raul.
World | Associated Press | Monday July 8, 2013
Cuban President Raul Castro threw his support behind other leftist Latin American governments willing to give asylum to NSA leaker Edward Snowden, calling him a man persecuted for his ideals.
World | Associated Press | Friday April 26, 2013
The daughter of Cuba President Raul Castro cannot visit Philadelphia to receive an award for her gay rights activism because the State Department has denied her permission to travel there, officials said on Thursday.
World | Reuters | Monday February 25, 2013
Cuban President Raul Castro announced on Sunday he will step down from power after his second term ends in 2018, and the new parliament named a 52-year-old rising star to become his first vice president and most visible successor.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday February 25, 2013
Raul Castro was re-elected as Cuba's president on Sunday, officially to his last five-year term, with a new regime number two -- Council of State Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel, official media said.
Wednesday November 28, 2012
Most Cubans have not paid taxes for half a century, but that will change under a new code starting January 1. The landmark regulations will change the relations of Cubans with their government and are a signal that market-oriented reforms, launched s...
World | Reuters | Thursday March 29, 2012
Pope Benedict, speaking from Cuba's biggest stage, urged Cubans on Wednesday to search for "authentic freedom" and pressed the communist government to let the Catholic Church teach religion in schools and universities.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday April 20, 2011
Raul Castro was named first secretary of Cuba's Communist Party on Tuesday, and his aging brother Fidel was formally removed from the leadership for the first time since the party's creation 46 years ago.Despite raising hopes during the gathering that a new generation of leaders was poised to take u...