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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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  • In Cuba, home of future U.S. Embassy has stories to tell

     In Cuba, home of future U.S. Embassy has stories to tell
    "Fatherland or death" might seem an unusual motto for a banner hanging outside a United States diplomatic post. But on a plaza across from the clunky six-story building that serves such a purpose in Havana, the words — placed by Cuban foes —...
  • US-Cuba talks head to Washington

    MIAMI The second round of U.S.-Cuba talks, which will be held Friday at the massive limestone Department of State building in a wintery Washington, D.C., is expected to be a nuts-and-bolts negotiating session to restore diplomatic ties between the two...
  • Spain angry over ex-Socialist prime minister's Cuba visit

    Spain's conservative government has reacted angrily to a visit to Cuba by former Socialist Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero and his unannounced meeting with Cuban President Raul Castro. Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia Margallo said...
  • Reality sinks in for many Cubans on eve of talks with US

    The jubilation that greeted the announcement of U.S.-Cuban detente two months ago has faded to resignation for many Cubans who are realizing they're at the start of a long process unlikely to ease their daily struggles anytime soon. Dreams of U.S....
  • Raul Castro honors 'Cuban Five' intelligence agents

    Raul Castro honors 'Cuban Five' intelligence agents
    President Raul Castro on Tuesday honored five Cuban intelligence agents who spent years in U.S. prisons, becoming heroes in their homeland and causing friction between the two countries that are now in the process of restoring full diplomatic relations....
  • In US-Cuba thaw, widow fights to bring home 'yanqui comandante'

    President Barack Obama's action to thaw diplomatic relations with Cuba may be on the verge of showing its first concrete result: a successful conclusion to a five-decade campaign to retrieve the body of William Morgan, the "yanqui comandante" who helped...
  • Does Cuba still belong on the sponsor of terrorism list?

    Does Cuba still belong on the sponsor of terrorism list?
    While President Barack Obama recently "instructed" Secretary of State John Kerry to review whether Cuba belongs on the State Department's list of "State Sponsors of Terrorism," the Federal Bureau of Investigation offered a reward of "up to $1 million...
  • McCaskill, back from Cuba, says Obama's opening has government there worried

    WASHINGTON The Castro regime is busy trying to tamp down sky-high expectations among Cubans eager for a closer relationship with the U.S., Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., told reporters after a trip to the communist-run Caribbean island. The Democratic...
  • Diverse experiences mark Terre Haute woman's trip to Cuba

    Fernando Gonzalez had been vacationing at a beach, but he made a special trip to meet an American friend from Terre Haute, Cathy McGuire, while she was in Havana on an educational/cultural trip to Cuba recently. McGuire had been on a tour Feb. 10 and was...
  • US Democrat delegation meets with Cuban vice president

    The minority leader of the U.S. House of Representatives and a delegation of fellow Democrats met with Cuban Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel, the man currently expected to take power after President Raul Castro leaves office in 2018. Cuban state media...
  • Cuba sees Obama terror promise as healing of historic wound

    A year after he took office, President Ronald Reagan placed Cuba on a list of state sponsors of terror for backing leftist guerrilla groups in Central and South America. Cuba remained on the list as the Soviet Union fell, Fidel Castro stopped aiding...