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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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  • 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...
  • Obama Sees Positive Signs From Venezuela, Cuba

    PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad - President Barack Obama on Sunday suggested Cuba release its political prisoners and strongly defended his highly publicized handshakes with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez at the end of overseas trip that he said heralded a...
  • 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...
  • Cuba wary as Russia cozies up

    For a country forever transformed by its relationship with the former Soviet Union, the arrival of Russian President Dmitry Medvedev today could be seen as a distant son's reunion with an estranged parent. Cuba was indelibly changed by its nearly 40-year...
  • 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...
  • Hurricane Ike shreds central Cuba, heads for Havana

    Hurricane Ike shreds central Cuba, heads for Havana
    Hurricane Ike ripped through central Cuba on Monday, toppling colonial landmarks and forcing the evacuation of nearly 1 million people -- with more likely to be displaced as the powerful storm plowed toward populous Havana. Revolutionary leader Fidel...