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...
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’...
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.
Pan-Arabism
Pan-Arabism is an ideology espousing the unification of the countries of North Africa and West Asia from the Atlantic Ocean to the Arabian Sea, referred to as the Arab World. It is closely connected t...
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Abdel Hakim Amer
Mohamed Abdel Hakim Amer (Arabic: محمد عبد الحكيم عامر‎, [mæˈħæmmæd ʕæbdelħæˈkiːm ˈʕæːmeɾ]; 11 December 1919 – 14 September 1967) was an Egyptian general and political leader.
Amer...
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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...
Gustáv Husák
Gustáv Husák ([ˈɡustau̯ ˈɦusaːk]; 10 January 1913 – 18 November 1991) was a Slovak politician, president of Czechoslovakia and a long-term Secretary General of the Communist Party of Czechoslov...
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Goulash Communism
Goulash Communism (Hungarian: gulyáskommunizmus) or Kadarism (after János Kádár) refers to the variety of communism as practised in the Hungarian People's Republic from the 1960s until the collapse of...
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Egyptian Revolution of 1952
The Egyptian coup of 1952 (Arabic: ثورة 23 يوليو 1952‎), also known as the 23 July Revolution, began on 23 July 1952, by the Free Officers Movement, a group of army officers led by Muhammad ...
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Jean-Loup Chrétien
Jean-Loup Jacques Marie Chrétien (born August 20, 1938) is a French retired Général de Brigade (brigadier general) in the Armée de l'Air (French air force), and a former CNES spationaut. He flew on tw...
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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...
Arnaldo Tamayo Méndez
Arnaldo Tamayo Méndez (born January 29, 1942) was the first Latin American and the first person of African ancestry in space; he was proclaimed at the time as the first black cosmonaut. As a member of...
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Ahmed Ben Bella
Ahmed Ben Bella (Arabic: أحمد بن بلّة‎‎; ALA-LC: Aḥmad bin Billah; 25 December 1918 – 11 April 2012) was an Algerian socialist soldier and revolutionary who was the first President of ...
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Sigmund Jähn
Sigmund Werner Paul Jähn (born 13 February 1937) is a German pilot, who became the first German to fly in space as part of the Soviet Union's Interkosmos programme.
Jähn was born in Morgenröthe-Ra...
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Rubén Ruiz Ibárruri
Rubén Ruíz Ibárruri (January 9, 1920 - September 3, 1942) was the son of Spanish communist leader Dolores Ibárruri and a posthumous Hero of the Soviet Union.
Rubén was the sole male offspring of ...
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Gamal Abdel Nasser
Gamal Abdel Nasser Hussein (Arabic: جمال عبد الناصر حسين‎, [ɡæˈmæːl ʕæbdenˈnɑːsˤeɾ ħeˈseːn]; 15 January 1918 – 28 September 1970) was the second President of Egypt, serving from 1956 u...
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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...
Marcel Albert
Marcel Albert (25 November 1917 – 23 August 2010) was a French World War II flying ace who flew for the air forces of the Vichy government and the Free French forces, and also for the Royal Air ...
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Presidency of Fidel Castro

Castro considered Africa to be "the weakest link in the imperialist chain", in November 1975 he ordered 230 military advisors into Southern Africa to aid the Marxist MPLA in the Angolan Civil War...
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Arab Cold War
The Arab Cold War was a series of conflicts in the Arab world between the new republics led by Gamal Abdel Nasser of Egypt and espousing Arab nationalism, Arab socialism, and Pan-Arabism, and the more...