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All posts tagged "Raúl Castro"

  • Castro’s denial: Personal assurance clouds probe of attacks

    The Cuban president seemed as rattled as the Americans

    • Posted September 15, 2017
  • Cuba hardliners, US defenders battle over new Trump policy

    Reduction in number of categories for which Americans don't need licenses to go planned

    • Posted June 13, 2017
  • Cuba a year from getting new, non-Castro president

    HAVANA — If all goes as expected, in exactly one year President Raul Castro will hand responsibility for Cuba’s faltering economy and aging, disaffected population to a little-known, 57-year-old Communist Party official. It will be the first...

    • Posted February 24, 2017
  • US senators say Raul Castro eager to maintain US relations

    HAVANA – Cuban President Raul Castro appears eager to maintain better relations with the United States and gave a group of U.S. Congress members signed copies of a recent speech expressing his willingness to negotiate with President...

    • Posted February 22, 2017
  • Castro: Cuba can Work with Trump if Sovereignty Respected

    "Latin America and the Caribbean have taken a stand in favor of the integration, in favor of the opening, in favor of the preservation of the advances that have been made in the matter of free trade"...

    • Posted January 26, 2017
  • Raúl Castro faces deep problems in 2017

    Cuba faces an economic recession and Trump, who promised to undo Obama's normalization unless the Cuban government makes new concessions on civil rights

    • Posted December 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
  • Castro Clan Torn by Dysfunction and Disagreements

    HAVANA – Fidel Castro’s rule of nearly five decades split many a Cuban family between exile and solidarity with the communist revolution – including his own. While brother Raul was his closest confidant and successor as president,...

    • Posted November 26, 2016
  • Cuban Military Expands its Economic Empire under Detente

    HAVANA – At the height of Cuba’s post-Soviet economic crisis, a man with the obscure title of city historian began transforming Havana’s crumbling historic center block by block, polishing stone facades, replacing broken stained glass and repairing...

    • Posted September 9, 2016
  • Cuba Subdued Ahead of Fidel Castro’s 90th Birthday

    HAVANA – Fidel Castro greeted his 80th birthday from his sickbed, gripping a newspaper to show he was alive two weeks after stepping down as president. For the next 10 years the leader of the Cuban revolution...

    • Posted August 12, 2016