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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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  • 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...
  • In Cuba, likely Castro successor keeps a low profile

    In Cuba, likely Castro successor keeps a low profile
    The man expected to run Cuba after Raul Castro steps down is nearly 30 years the president's junior and is regularly on Facebook in this Internet-starved country. He is considered personable, with a certain charm, but has been careful to keep a low...
  • Appeasement as narcissism

    Members of the Obama administration have insisted that the Taliban are not terrorists. Those responsible for the recent Paris killings are not radical Islamists. The Muslim Brotherhood is largely secular. Jihad is a "legitimate tenet of Islam." And...
  • Rubio presses diplomats to demand human rights in Cuba

    Rubio presses diplomats to demand human rights in Cuba
    WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio extracted commitments from U.S. diplomats on Tuesday to demand full access to dissidents and human-rights advocates in Cuba before establishing normal relations with the Castro regime. "I can't imagine that we...
  • Veteran female diplomats leading U.S.-Cuba negotiations

    Veteran female diplomats leading U.S.-Cuba negotiations
    As Cuba and the United States prepare for their next landmark meeting in Washington, the future of their relations, at least in the short term and at the critical nuts-and-bolts level, rests in the hands of two veteran female diplomats. They are not...
  • Mayo: Fidel alive, but is he relevant?

    Mayo: Fidel alive, but is he relevant?
    Fidel Castro lives. For now. We think. But the bigger question amid sweeping changes in U.S.-Cuba relations: Is he still relevant? Early Tuesday, the Cuban government released fresh photos of the former president and maximum leader of the Cuban...
  • In Cuba-U.S. talks, the list of disagreements is still long

    In Cuba-U.S. talks, the list of disagreements is still long
    For all the talk about historic talks, the list of disagreements between Cuba and the United States, which could trip up renewed ties after the first round of official negotiations this month, looks a lot like it has for many years. The moods and...
  • End Cuba embargo but don't cave in to Castro's demands

    End Cuba embargo but don't cave in to Castro's demands
    And so my Cuban compadre Raúl Castro is making demands to the United States. End the embargo! Return Guantánamo to the Cuban government! And the pièce de résistance: Provide compensation for the "human and economic damage" suffered by Cuba because of U....
  • Castro's new demands may be more Cuban politics than diplomacy

    Castro's new demands may be more Cuban politics than diplomacy
    Cuban President Raul Castro appeared to toss a wrench into normalization talks with his surprise announcement Wednesday that the U.S. government must first give up the military base at Guantanamo Bay, rescind the congressionally mandated trade embargo and...
  • Raul Castro: U.S. must return Guantanamo for normal relations

    Raul Castro: U.S. must return Guantanamo for normal relations
    Cuban President Raul Castro demanded on Wednesday that the United States return the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, lift the half-century trade embargo on Cuba and compensate his country for damages before the two nations re-establish normal relations....
  • Raul Castro says US must return Guantanamo military base to re-establish normal relations

     
    Cuban President Raul Castro demanded on Wednesday that the United States return the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, lift the half-century trade embargo on Cuba and compensate his country for damages before the two nations re-establish normal relations....