Fidel Castro
Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz ([fiˈðel aleˈxandɾo ˈkastɾo ˈrus]; born August 13, 1926) is a Cuban politician and revolutionary who served as Prime Minister of Cuba from 1959 to 1976, and President from 1...
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How Fidel Castro's Early Life Shaped Him
A look back on the life of Fidel Castro, from a young boy to an influential revolutionary. »»» Subscribe to The National to watch more videos here: https://www.youtube.com/user/CBCTheNational?sub_co...
Fidel Castro, Cuba's leader of revolution, dies at 90 - BBC News
Fidel Castro, Cuba's former president and leader of the Communist revolution, has died aged 90, his brother Raul has announced. James Robbins looks back on his life. Please subscribe HERE http://bit....
Cuba's Fidel Castro, former president, dies aged 90
Fidel Castro, Cuba's former president and leader of the Communist revolution, has died aged 90.
Sept 18,1960-Fidel Castro’s Wild New York Visit
During a two-week visit to address the United Nations in New York, Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro stole headlines and courted controversy.
Cuba's Fidel Castro: Survivor turns 90
Fidel Castro has turned 90 after avoiding what Cuban officials say was more than 600 plots to kill him. Poison pills and an idea for a tainted dive suit all failed to bring him down.
Backlash in Cuba
Obama’s historic visit was a smash hit in Havana. Fidel Castro wasn’t going to take that lying down.
Cuba: Pope Francis meets Fidel Castro after Havana mass
Pope Francis has met Cuba's former President, Fidel Castro, after celebrating mass in front of tens of thousands of people in Havana. The two men discussed world affairs and religion, in what the Vati...
US flag raised over reopened Cuba embassy in Havana
John Kerry, the first US Secretary of State to visit Cuba in 70 years, reopens his country's embassy in Havana, decades after it closed.
The Bay of Pigs Invasion
On the night of April 16th and 17th, 1961, 1,400 armed men on board a flotilla of small boats and landing-craft approached Bahía de Cochinos (Bay of Pigs) on the southern coast of Cuba. ‘Brigade 2506’...
Conan O’Brien Show First In Cuba Ahead Of Late-Night Competition
EXCLUSIVE: Jimmy Fallon may have taken NBC's Tonight Show to Phoenix and Los Angeles – but Conan's in Cuba. Conan O'Brien and a small crew flew to Havana Thursday and have spent the weekend filming fo...
Fidel Castro reacts to US-Cuba diplomatic thaw
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro appears to have given tacit approval to recent moves by Cuba and the US to restore diplomatic relations.
U.S., Cuba to restore ties after 50 years of hostility | Reuters
The United States will restore diplomatic relations it severed with Cuba more than 50 years ago, a major policy shift ending decades of hostile ties with the communist-ruled island, President Barack O...
Clouds Over Cuba
Relive the Cuban Missile Crisis 50 years later and discover what might have been.
Cuban Revolution
The Cuban Revolution (1953–1959) was an armed revolt conducted by Fidel Castro's 26th of July Movement and its allies against the government of Cuban President Fulgencio Batista. The revolution began ...
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Bay of Pigs Invasion
The Bay of Pigs Invasion, known in Latin America as Invasión de Bahía de Cochinos (or Invasión de Playa Girón or Batalla de Girón), was a failed military invasion of Cuba undertaken by the CIA-sponsor...
Bay of Pigs Invasion - Wikipedia
Cuban Missile Crisis
The Cuban Missile Crisis, also known as the October Crisis (Spanish: Crisis de octubre), The Missile Scare, or the Caribbean Crisis (Russian: Карибский кризис, tr. Karibskiy krizis), was a 13-...
Cuban Missile Crisis - Wikipedia
United States embargo against Cuba
The United States embargo against Cuba (in Cuba called el bloqueo, "the blockade") is a commercial, economic, and financial embargo imposed by the United States on Cuba. An embargo was first imposed b...
United States embargo against Cuba - Wikipedia
Foreign relations of Cuba
Cuba's once-ambitious foreign policy has been downsized as a result of economic hardship after the collapse of the Soviet bloc. Without massive Soviet subsidies and its primary trading partner, Cuba w...
Foreign relations of Cuba - Wikipedia
2006 Cuban transfer of presidential duties
The 2006–2008 Cuban transfer of presidential duties was a transfer of duties of the Cuban presidency from Fidel Castro to the first vice president, his brother Raúl Castro, following Fidel's operation...
Politics of Fidel Castro
Fidel Castro has proclaimed himself to be "a Socialist, a Marxist, and a Leninist". As a Marxist–Leninist, Castro believes strongly in converting Cuba, and the wider world, from a capitalist system in...
Human rights in Cuba
Human rights in Cuba are under the scrutiny of Human Rights Watch, who accuse the Cuban government of systematic human rights abuses, including arbitrary imprisonment, unfair trials, and extrajudicial...
Censorship in Cuba
Censorship in Cuba is the most intense in the western hemisphere. It has been reported on extensively and resulted in European Union sanctions from 2003 to 2008 as well as statements of protest from g...
Opposition to Fidel Castro
The Cuban dissident movement is a political movement in Cuba whose aim is "to replace the current regime with a more democratic form of government". According to Human Rights Watch, the Cuban governme...
My Life (Fidel Castro autobiography)
My Life - A Spoken Autobiography by Fidel Castro and Ignacio Ramonet was published in Spanish in 2006 (Fidel Castro: biografía a dos voces), and English in 2007. The book was written by Ramonet based ...
Alina Fernández
Alina Fernández Revuelta (born March 19, 1956) is the daughter of Fidel Castro and Natalia Revuelta Clews. She is critical about the government of Cuba, where she lived until 1993.
Fernández lived...
Alina Fernández - Wikipedia
The Real Fidel Castro
The Real Fidel Castro is a biography of the Cuban revolutionary and politician Fidel Castro, written by the British diplomat Leyster Coltman (1938-2003) and first published by Yale University Press in...
The Real Fidel Castro - Wikipedia
Angola-Cuba relations
Angola-Cuba diplomatic relations refers to the historical and current bilateral relationship between Angola and Cuba. During Angola's civil war, Cuban forces fought alongside the Marxist–Leninist Peop...
Angola-Cuba relations - Wikipedia
Media of Cuba
The Cuban government and Communist Party of Cuba (Partido Comunista de Cuba—PCC) strictly censor news, information, and commentary and restrict dissemination of foreign publications to tourist hotels....