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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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  • Obama's "gifts" to Cuba ask nothing in return

    Obama's "gifts" to Cuba  ask nothing in return
    In the six weeks since President Obama announced the United States would reestablish diplomatic relations with Cuba, two things have happened: The United States government will move ahead with its decision to improve relations with the communist...
  • 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....
  • U.S.-Cuban normalization could shake up jazz

    U.S.-Cuban normalization could shake up jazz
    Chicago trumpeter Orbert Davis was rehearsing with students in Havana last month when a translator tapped him on the shoulder and asked him to stop everything. The translator then told the room that Cuban President Raul Castro had just been on TV to...
  • U.S. and Cuba set to start work on opening diplomatic relations

    U.S. and Cuba set to start work on opening diplomatic relations
    Acrimonious neighbors for 50 years, Cuba and the United States this week are expected to take the first concrete steps toward opening diplomatic relations and an entirely new relationship in trade, traffic and tourism. The most senior American...
  • As diplomatic talks begin in Havana, Cuba and U.S. agree to disagree

    As diplomatic talks begin in Havana, Cuba and U.S. agree to disagree
    Cuba and the United States launched their highest-level talks in a generation, agreeing to disagree on basic immigration policies but recognizing a new spirit of cooperation. Wednesday's meeting was the first of two days of sessions in the Cuban...
  • Cuba's Fidel Castro reportedly sends letter; prisoners released

    Cuba's Fidel Castro reportedly sends letter; prisoners released
    Former Cuban President Fidel Castro, whose absence from public view for months has fueled rumors that he might be dead, reportedly sent a letter to Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona, assuring his friend that he is just fine, thank you. Meanwhile,...
  • Some Maryland-based businesses look to Cuban frontier

    Some Maryland-based businesses look to Cuban frontier
    Before the Cuban Revolution, Maryland's relationship with the Caribbean island was lots of sugar and spice. Baltimore-based McCormick & Co. and the defunct Baltimore Spice Co. did business there, and when a sugar refinery opened in 1922, a U.S....
  • Moving swiftly, U.S. eases travel and trade rules on Cuba

    Swiftly expanding trade ties with Cuba, the Obama administration opened the door to easier travel and a wide range of new export opportunities with the communist island starting Friday, punching the biggest hole to date in America's half-century-old...
  • US loosens embargo on Cuba, making trade and travel easier

    The Obama administration is putting a large dent in the U.S. embargo against Cuba as of Friday, significantly loosening restrictions on American trade and investment. The new rules also open up the communist island to greater American travel and allow...
  • U.S.-Cuba talks in Havana set for Jan. 21-22

    U.S.-Cuba talks in Havana set for Jan. 21-22
    The United States later this month is sending its highest level delegation to Cuba in decades for talks on migration and normalizing ties. The State Department says Roberta Jacobson, America's top diplomat for Latin America, will lead the U.S....