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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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  • Reach out to Cuba

    Reach out to Cuba
    Not since Richard Nixon went to China has an intractable foreign policy issue been so ripe for resolution as U.S. relations with Cuba are today. As with China, bilateral hostility has persisted long after the causes of the initial break have ceased to...
  • Semper Fidel

    "I can tell you that he has recovered his fastball of 90 miles an hour," Hugo Chávez informed the world last week after meeting with Fidel Castro, adding that the Cuban president for life "has his uniform hanging near him and he's peeking at it, but he'...
  • Reporters behind bars

    Reporters behind bars
    At least 125 journalists are being held worldwide in blatant government attempts to restrict freedom of speech, according to human rights groups, employing a form of hostage-taking in the service of censorship. Most of these are journalists arrested in...
  • Ready for Takeoff

    After a marathon promotional tour for a slate of new movies, Brazilian actor Rodrigo Santoro pauses to reflect on the nature of celebrity and his growing fame in America. Linney, Santoro’s Love Actually costar, gets the story. Laura Linney: Hello, my...
  • Looking, hopefully, for a better life in Havana

    Sebastian jumped off one of nearly 60 Chinese-made buses that arrives every day from the provinces, stretched out his slender arms like wings and took a deep breath in the hot evening air. Cuba's densely-packed capital, with more than two million souls,...
  • Oliver Stone–an exclusive interview

     
    Oliver Stone is one of those people in film that you always grab the chance to talk to. Agree or disagree with his politics, the angle of attack of his films, he's a fascinating brain to pick and one of the undisputed masters of his trade. I put him right...
  • Fidel Castro takes 'responsibility' for persecution of Cuban gays

     
    Former Cuban President Fidel Castro called years of official persecution of homosexuals under his Communist regime an "injustice." In an interview published this week in a Mexican newspaper, he said he takes responsibility for the repression. "If...
  • Fidel Castro praises Obama

    It appears ailing Cuban leader Fidel Castro is alive and well , and writing again -- in praise of new U.S. President Barack Obama. The news came Wednesday after recent speculation that the 82-year-old former president, who hasn't appeared publicly...
  • Cars go slow at Havana dealer

    Car dealers in communist Cuba have a lot of time on their hands. In one dealership Wednesday, the four sales people equaled the available cars. They sat around gossiping, playing solitaire on their computers, or staring out at giant waves smashing...
  • Riding to the rhythm in Havana

    The driver of the spanking new Chinese-made Yutong bus blasted the pounding rhythms of Daddy Yankee's reggaeton hit "Dame mas gasolina" at a stop near the Foreign Relations ministry. More than two-dozen people were left waiting to board when the blaring...
  • Cell phone ring losing its bling in Cuba

    Less than a year after cell phone service was made available to ordinary Cubans, the mobile devices are losing their status as the bling bling of the proletariat. "Everyone seems to have a cell phone now," lamented Rolando Diaz, 30, a first-time cell...