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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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  • Cuba has done very little to help relations with US

    Cuba has done very little to help relations with US
    More than 100 days ago, the presidents of the United States and Cuba announced their desire to reestablish diplomatic relations and open up embassies in Washington, D.C., and Havana. It is worthwhile seeing what has changed in relations between the...
  • US, Cuba face off on human rights in Washington meeting

    The latest round in the U.S.-Cuba rapprochement got underway Tuesday when the two countries met in Washington to discuss the potentially divisive issue of human rights. The State Department described the meeting as "professional" and said there was...
  • US, Cuba to face off on human rights

    MIAMI The latest round in the U.S.-Cuba rapprochement gets underway Tuesday when the two countries meet in Washington to discuss the potentially divisive issue of human rights. A State Department spokesperson said the two sides will "discuss the...
  • Vatican sending diplomat to Obama summit with Latin America

    Pope Francis is sending a top emissary to a gathering between U.S. President Barack Obama and the leaders of Latin America. Panama on Thursday confirmed that the Vatican secretary of state, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, will attend next month's Summit of...
  • Florida Senate votes to send message to Obama on Cuba policy

    The Florida Senate voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to send President Barack Obama a message that it opposes his decision to renew diplomatic relations with Cuba. The three-page message to Obama and Congress expresses "profound disagreement" with the...
  • Tourists flocking to Cuba 'before the Americans come'

    Bookings to Cuba jumped 57 percent for one New York tour operator in the weeks after Washington said it would renew ties with Havana. In February, they were up 187 percent; and so far this month, nearly 250 percent. The boom is just one sign that the...
  • Real change needed in Cuba for better lives, opportunities

    Real change needed in Cuba for better lives, opportunities
    The normalization of relations with Cuba has developed into an interesting debate since President Obama first announced the policy change on Dec. 17. First, it is important to recognize the fact that the results of the embargo in bringing about...
  • AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America

    We often take it for granted, but fresh water is one element we must always have nearby. From the Iguazu Falls in Brazil to the Nile River in Egypt, Associated Press photographers the world over set out to capture the beauty and majesty of the precious...
  • Cuba, US say third round of diplomatic negotiations ends

    Cuba, US say third round of diplomatic negotiations ends
    A third round of U.S.-Cuban negotiations over the restoration of full diplomatic relations ended after a day of talks, Cuban and U.S. officials said Tuesday. They provided no details on whether progress was made toward a deal on reopening embassies in...
  • Change needed at home for better lives: Front Burner

    Change needed at home for better lives: Front Burner
    The normalization of relations with Cuba has developed into an interesting debate since President Obama first announced the policy change on Dec. 17. First, it is important to recognize the fact that the results of the embargo in bringing about...
  • Young Cuban artists testing the boundaries of dissent

    Young Cuban artists testing the boundaries of dissent
    With fake-diamond studs lining his lips and ears, and a tattoo carved under his dreadlocks, Omar Sayut is hard to miss. His version of Cuban hip-hop is what you might call hard to miss too. "Down with Raul! Down with Raul!" he chants in a video...