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Raul Castro

Raul Castro
Raul Castro (June 3, 1931 - ) is the President of Cuba and younger brother of Fidel Castro who transfered power to his brother on July 31, 2006.
Raul Castro (June 3, 1931 - ) is the President of Cuba and younger brother of Fidel Castro who transfered power to his brother on July 31, 2006. « Show less

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  • Cubans convicted along with Canadians in corruption case

    HAVANA (Reuters) - Fourteen Cubans, including two high-ranking officials, were convicted and sentenced to jail terms ranging from 6 to 20 years in a corruption case that also condemned three Canadian executives, the Canadian company said on Sunday.
  • Cuban cabinet change aims to boost flagging economy

    HAVANA (Reuters) - With Cuba's economy flagging, President Raul Castro has turned to his most trusted economic adviser, Marino Murillo, granting him more authority to carry out ambitious reforms to the socialist economy. Castro on Thursday added the...

    As migrants flee eastern Cuba, a town mourns those lost at sea

    MANZANILLO Cuba (Reuters) - Eighteen-year-old Miguel Lopez Maldonado boarded a homemade boat last month with 31 others, leaving behind this sleepy fishing town on Cuba's southeast coast to seek a new life in the United States. The motor broke down...

    UN: Doctors, nurses play role in both treating, spreading Ebola

    GENEVA The World Health Organization is sounding the alarm that it has too few doctors and nurses willing to work in Africa to respond effectively to the continent's outbreak of Ebola. Margaret Chan, director-general of the World Health Organization,...

    Market-style reforms widen racial divide in Cuba

    HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba's experiment with free-market reforms has unintentionally widened the communist-led island's racial divide and allowed white Cubans to regain some of the economic advantages built up over centuries. Under President Raul Castro,...