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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's Castro says he will attend Americas summit

    Cuban President Raul Castro confirmed on Saturday he will participate in the Washington-backed Summit of the Americas in Panama in April, potentially setting up his first meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama since the two countries agreed on Wednesday...
  • Cuba's Raul Castro steps out of brother's shadow with U.S. deal, support surges

    Stepping out of his legendary brother's shadow, President Raul Castro has scored a diplomatic triumph and a surge in popular support with the deal that ends decades of open hostility with the United States. For many Cubans, the restoration of...
  • Obama says Cuba deal will eventually help 'hermetically sealed' island

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama said Friday that Cuba remained "a regime that represses its people," but he predicted that the thawing of relations after more than half a century will usher in change on the island. At a year-end White House news...
  • Obama vows U.S. response to North Korea over Sony cyber attack

    Obama vows U.S. response to North Korea over Sony cyber attack
    President Barack Obama said on Friday that Sony Pictures Entertainment made a mistake in pulling the 'The Interview' from theaters, after the FBI announced that North Korea was responsible for the cyber attack on the entertainment company. "Yes I...
  • Time Right For A New Approach To Cuba

    Time Right For A New Approach To Cuba
    "With all due respect ..." That's a fitting sentiment to express to Cuban-Americans angered by President Barack Obama's decision to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba. Their emotions run deep, an indication of the decades of loss and hardship they...
  • Poll: Cuban-Americans split on Obama's Cuba policy

    MIAMI Cuban-Americans nationwide are almost evenly divided over support for the embargo and for President Barack Obama's effort to normalize relations with Cuba, according to a new poll that shows a vast generational divide in reaction to this week's...
  • Marco Rubio, Rand Paul trade shots over Cuba on TV, Twitter, Facebook

    MIAMI As they jockey for possible presidential bids, Republican senators Marco Rubio and Rand Paul are taking aim at each other on TV, Twitter and Facebook over Cuba policy. Rubio, a Cuba hardliner from West Miami, has attacked President Barack Obama's...
  • Obama says change in Cuba is inevitable, though pace is uncertain

    Obama says change in Cuba is inevitable, though pace is uncertain
    Two days after announcing the end of a half-century-long diplomatic freeze with Cuba, President Obama warned Friday that the pace of reform in the communist island nation would be uncertain but that change was inevitable. In a wide-ranging news...
  • Proposed change in US policy toward Cuba is momentous, meaningful and right

    The following editorial appeared in the Kansas City Star on Thursday, Dec. 18: Just a year ago, at a memorial service for Nelson Mandela in South Africa, President Barack Obama set tongues wagging by greeting Cuba's President Raul Castro with a...
  • Pope's Latin American brains trust was behind Cuba deal

    Argentine Pope Francis and a trio of top Vatican officials who helped broker the historic deal between the United States and Cuba represent an unprecedented brain trust in Latin American affairs at the Holy See. The collective expertise in America's...
  • Will casinos return to Cuba?

    Before there was Las Vegas, there was Havana, and if President Obama's efforts to thaw U.S.-Cuba relations succeed, gamblers might return to the island nation. "I don't think there's any question every casino executive in the United States and beyond...