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Fidel Castro

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  • Cuba has plenty of reasons to mistrust the U.S.

    To the editor: To say that U.S.-Cuba relations went south after the "confiscation of private property" egregiously overlooks the important fact that we sought to overthrow Fidel Castro's regime through a CIA-sponsored military operation in 1961. Remember the Bay of Pigs? ("U.S.-Cuba talks focus on embassies, diplomatic restrictions," Jan. 22)
  • US, Cuba end historic talks with more questions than answers, no common vision of closer ties

    After a euphoric month that left Americans dreaming of holidays in Havana and Cubans imagining U.S. products at their corner stores, the first real effort at forging a new era was sobering: Much bitter disagreement still stands in the way of normal...

    First-time Havana visitor finds charm aplenty amid a complicated picture of life on the island

    Everyone warns you Old Havana is a facade, but it's impossible not to be taken by its charms. In my hotel room, the soft sound of guitars enters from the balcony. In the cobblestone street below, I enjoy a cigar and watch a teenage girl introduce her...

    Though her purple hair shows no silver, Dame Edna prepares to retire

    Though her purple hair shows no silver, Dame Edna prepares to retire
    Barry Humphries sat at a table overlooking the pool of his Beverly Hills hotel and blew his nose. He had just arrived from his home in London and was suffering with a common cold — something it's hard to imagine ever getting the better of his...

    Despite differences, US and Cuba make positive steps toward establishing embassies

    MIAMI The United States and Cuba held historic normalization talks Thursday aimed at erasing more than five decades of corrosive relations, but there were no major breakthroughs and the two delegations remained apart on some key issues such as human...