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All posts tagged "Cuba"

  • In Cuba, Tourists Find Historic Moment and Limited Options

    HAVANA – They came for salsa music and mojitos and ended up wandering through a city turned still and silent by nine days of national mourning for Fidel Castro. As Cuba prepares a massive commemoration for the...

    • Posted November 27, 2016
  • Trump aides say Cuban government will have to change

    Cuba would have to be "very different" for Trump to open new conversations

    • Posted November 27, 2016
  • Miami Cuban celebration turns to reflection on Castro death

    By Adrian Sainz and Curt Anderson MIAMI — Celebration turned to somber reflection and church services Sunday as Cuban-Americans in Miami largely stayed off the streets following a raucous daylong party in which thousands marked the death...

    • Posted November 27, 2016
  • Havana readies for tributes to late leader Fidel Castro

    Cuba's government has declared nine days of national mourning

    • Posted November 27, 2016
  • Cuba’s Fidel Castro, who defied US for 50 years, dies at 90

    HAVANA – Fidel Castro, who led his bearded rebels to victorious revolution in 1959, embraced Soviet-style communism and defied the power of 10 U.S. presidents during his half-century of rule in Cuba, has died at age 90....

    • Posted November 26, 2016
  • Miami’s Joyous Cubans Hope for Change with Castro’s Death

    MIAMI – Fidel Castro’s death triggered an emotional and long-awaited celebration in Miami’s large Cuban-American community Saturday as peaceful demonstrators waved flags and honked car horns, many cheering with joy and others weeping for family members who...

    • Posted November 26, 2016
  • Cuba to observe 9 days of mourning for Fidel Castro

    Cuba will observe nine days of mourning for Fidel Castro, including a three-day journey by his ashes along the route taken by the rebel army he led on a victorious march across the island in 1959. The...

    • Posted November 26, 2016
  • A look at Cuba, its people, government, economy

    Key information about Cuba: — LAND – Largest island in Caribbean, covers 44,344 square miles (110,922 square kilometers), about size of Pennsylvania or Bulgaria. Rugged Sierra Maestra mountains at eastern end, but mostly flat or slightly rolling...

    • Posted November 26, 2016
  • Secrecy Shrouded Details of Fidel Castro’s Health

    Cuban leader Fidel Castro would always laugh off speculation about his health. With an athletic build, and physical stamina that lasted deep into his 70s, it seemed he would continue to rule for many more years. Castro’s...

    • Posted November 26, 2016
  • Fidel Castro clung to socialism, mentored new leftists

    HAVANA – Fidel Castro’s revolution was slowly dying – or so it seemed. Communism had collapsed in Europe, and Cuba’s Soviet lifeline was severed. Food was in short supply. Power outages silenced TV sets normally tuned to...

    • Posted November 26, 2016