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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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  • Hurricane Ike shreds central Cuba, heads for Havana

    Hurricane Ike shreds central Cuba, heads for Havana
    Hurricane Ike ripped through central Cuba on Monday, toppling colonial landmarks and forcing the evacuation of nearly 1 million people -- with more likely to be displaced as the powerful storm plowed toward populous Havana. Revolutionary leader Fidel...
  • Hurricane Ike batters Cuba for a second day

    MIAMI -- Hurricane Ike tore into western Cuba today, dumping up to 20 inches of rain on already ravaged tobacco and sugar cane crops after its destructive romp across the length of the island that left four dead and forced the evacuation of 1.3 million....
  • Castros Have Different Styles In Disasters

    The remnants of Hurricane Paloma were already headed away from Cuba when Raul Castro visited disaster victims in Las Tunas and Camaguey provinces. Dressed in olive-green fatigues, the 77-year-old Cuban president was taking a page from his hands-on...
  • China keeps Tibet closed

    1 China The Chinese government has changed its mind and will not open Tibet to tourists again on May 1, as it had previously announced. The Tibetan Tourism Bureau told tour operators late last week to stop arranging trips beginning on that date....
  • Fidel Castro gives up Cuba's presidency

    Almost half a century after seizing power in a guerrilla war, the iconic and combative Fidel Castro quietly ceded command of communist Cuba on Tuesday, ending his rule as the world's most tenured government leader. The news met with low expectations...
  • Fidel's slow fade

    In the early '90s, when I was living in Havana with my family, my eldest daughter, Bella, who was then about 6 years old, came home from school one afternoon in a state of excitement. She asked me, in Spanish: "Daddy, do you know what 'amor' means?" I...
  • 'Obamaism:' Values, example, listening

     
    by Mark Silva Once, the United States had its "manifest destiny.'' Once, the U.S. had "the Bush doctrine.'' Now, the U.S. has "Obamaism.'' President Barack Obama, who says he will leave it to the scribes to determine what that Obamaism......
  • Obama's Latin tour: Reengaging America

     
    by Mark Silva During a four-day spree of diplomacy that started in Mexico on Thursday and returns President Barack Obama to Washington today, the new American president has attempted to stake productive new relationships on three fronts within a...
  • 'Anti-Americanism isn't cool anymore'

     
    by Mark Silva People are missing the point in President Barack Obama's encounters with other worlds leader and the responses that Obama is getting. The point, says Obama adviser David Axelrod: "Anti-Americanism isn't cool any more.'' This follows...
  • Castro: Obama 'misinterpreted' entree

     
    by Mark Silva Can Cuba take it back? President Barack Obama misinterpreted Cuban President Raul Castro's overture for talks with the United States - with the Cuban leader saying that "everything is on the table'' - according to Castro's older......
  • Obama, Clinton, Castro, ready to talk

     
    by Mark Silva and updated As President Barack Obama landed at Port-of-Spain this afternoon for a summit including all the hemisphere's leaders but Cuba's, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton already had welcomed Cuban President Raul Castro's call for new...