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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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  • President Obama's statement on Cuba policy change

    Good afternoon. Today, the United States of America is changing its relationship with the people of Cuba. In the most significant changes in our policy in more than fifty years, we will end an outdated approach that, for decades, has failed to advance our...
  • US hints that it won't oppose Cuban participation in Summit of the Americas

    In an apparent reversal of decades-long policy, Washington will not stand in the way of Cuban participation in the next Summit of the Americas, Secretary of State John Kerry suggested on Wednesday. In a speech marking the 20th anniversary of the first...
  • Venezuela wants to expand oil diplomacy despite falling prices

    Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro told leftist allies from Latin America on Sunday he wanted to expand the Petrocaribe program of providing oil at preferential terms, even as falling oil prices add more stress to the Venezuelan economy. Speaking in...
  • Contractor Alan Gross marking five years in Cuban custody

    Contractor Alan Gross marking five years in Cuban custody
    Four times, Alan Gross traveled to Cuba, lugging with him Internet equipment to connect the island's small Jewish community to the outside world. And four times, he completed his trips to the Caribbean island nation without a problem. With each trip...
  • Wife of jailed contractor and the White House issue plea for his release

    Wife of jailed contractor and the White House issue plea for his release
    On the fifth anniversary of the arrest of Alan Gross in Cuba, his wife urged the U.S. government to secure his release, and the White House said it remained committed to freeing him. “Enough is enough,” Judy Gross said in a statement....
  • Wife of jailed contractor issues plea for his release

    On the fifth anniversary of the arrest of Alan Gross in Cuba, his wife urged the U.S. government to secure his release, and the White House said it remained committed to freeing him. "Enough is enough," Judy Gross said in a statement. "My husband has...
  • Taking Winter Park on a photographic tour of Cuba

    Taking Winter Park on a photographic tour of Cuba
    Field trips can take students to interesting places – parks, museums, and theaters. Robert Reinauer decided his students deserved something truly special. So the professor at Rollins College organized a trip to a rather different and unique place:...
  • Alan Gross, nearing 5th anniversary in Cuban prison, says goodbye to wife, daughter

    Alan Gross, nearing 5th anniversary in Cuban prison, says goodbye to wife, daughter
    Three hundred American rabbis have called on President Barack Obama to secure the immediate release of former State Department contractor Alan Gross as family members and advocates expressed growing concern for his physical and emotional health. Gross's...
  • Young fan who dresses like Fidel Castro meets his idol

    Young fan who dresses like Fidel Castro meets his idol
    All that's missing is the beard. An 8-year-old Cuban boy who likes to dress up as Fidel Castro got to meet his idol after Cuba's 88-year-old retired leader invited him and his family to his Havana home for a chat. "I felt a lot of emotion upon...
  • Time for a thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations

     Time for a thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations
    The United States and Cuba have been locked in the coldest of relationships for more than half a century. But a new poll suggests that the American people think it's time to warm things up a bit. We agree. The poll, commissioned by the Washington-...
  • What an outrage

    Many Illinois democrats recently showed much concern when Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner unknowingly shook hands at a campaign stop with a biker who wore a confederate flag patch on his jacket.  Remind me, were they similarly outraged when...