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Operation ‘Red Reaper’ Shuts Down Massive Nuestra Familia-Norteno Drug Network - CBS San Francisco 19 Jun 2019, 5:42 pm

Operation ‘Red Reaper’ Shuts Down Massive Nuestra Familia-Norteno Drug Network  CBS San Francisco

FRESNO (CBS SF) — A state, local and federal undercover operation named 'Red Reaper' has busted a major methamphetamine distribution and violent crime ...

Is Cuba On the Verge of a New Special Period? - Havana Times 19 Jun 2019, 2:00 pm

Is Cuba On the Verge of a New Special Period?  Havana Times

A new Special Period is on the horizon” is the word on the street. People are afraid because in spite of current shortages and how hard it is just to get by, many ...

Guerrero, Farfan put Peru on brink of Copa America knock-outs - Business Standard 19 Jun 2019, 4:05 am

Guerrero, Farfan put Peru on brink of Copa America knock-outs  Business Standard

Captain Paolo Guerrero and forward Jefferson Farfan each scored one and created another as Peru took a huge step towards qualifying for the Copa America ...

Bernie Sanders selling a socialist fantasy to voters - Boston Herald 18 Jun 2019, 4:22 am

Bernie Sanders selling a socialist fantasy to voters  Boston Herald

Through evasion and distortion, Bernie Sanders pretends that socialism has never proved oppressive to freedom, and that capitalism has never led to ...

Raul Castro, Diaz-Canel Participate in Tribute to Cuban Hero - Prensa Latina 17 Jun 2019, 6:34 pm

Raul Castro, Diaz-Canel Participate in Tribute to Cuban Hero  Prensa Latina

Havana, June 17 (Prensa Latina) The first Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba, Raul Castro; and the President, Miguel ...

Cubans feeling the pinch as Trump cruise ban bites - Yahoo News 16 Jun 2019, 1:38 am

Cubans feeling the pinch as Trump cruise ban bites  Yahoo News

The waxy sheen on his splendid 1934 Ford glimmers in the Caribbean sun, but nobody is hiring Estaban Estrada's red and white convertible these days -- the ...

Copa America 2019: Fixtures, results, tables plus TV and venue guides and kick-off times - Sportinglife.com 15 Jun 2019, 11:17 am

Copa America 2019: Fixtures, results, tables plus TV and venue guides and kick-off times  Sportinglife.com

The fixtures, results, tables, kick-off times and TV guide for the 2019 Copa America, which takes place in Brazil from June 14 to July 7. The 2019 Copa America is ...

Coutinho brace helps Brazil forget Neymar in winning Copa start - FRANCE 24 15 Jun 2019, 4:05 am

Coutinho brace helps Brazil forget Neymar in winning Copa start  FRANCE 24

Sao Paulo (AFP). A brace from Philippe Coutinho handed hosts Brazil a winning start to the Copa America on Friday in a 3-0 victory over Bolivia as the absence ...

Trump Tightens Stranglehold on Castro's Financial Throat - FrontPage Magazine 14 Jun 2019, 7:00 am

Trump Tightens Stranglehold on Castro's Financial Throat  FrontPage Magazine

“If Cuban troops and militia do not immediately cease military and other operations for the purpose of causing death and destruction to the constitution of ...

Expedia fined $300,000 for Cuba travel deals which breached sanctions - The Independent 13 Jun 2019, 5:29 pm

Expedia fined $300,000 for Cuba travel deals which breached sanctions  The Independent

Travel giant Expedia has been fined more than $300000 for selling travel packages to Cuba – including to Cuban nationals – that breached US sanctions.

Raul Castro Turns 88, Daniel Ortega Celebrates - Havana Times 3 Jun 2019, 7:00 am

Raul Castro Turns 88, Daniel Ortega Celebrates  Havana Times

HAVANA TIMES – Raul Castro turned 88 on Monday and the Nicaraguan governing couple Daniel Ortega and Rosario Murillo sent the Cuban Communist Party ...

Raul Castro Fast Facts - CNN International 29 May 2019, 7:00 am

Raul Castro Fast Facts  CNN International

Read CNN's Fast Facts about Raul Castro, the former President of Cuba and the brother of former President Fidel Castro.

If Only Brennan Trusted Trump Like He Trusts Raul Castro - FrontPage Magazine 22 May 2019, 7:00 am

If Only Brennan Trusted Trump Like He Trusts Raul Castro  FrontPage Magazine

“Make no mistake about it, John Brennan is the mastermind of this conspiracy to frame Donald Trump and to steal his presidency from him after he was elected.

Sanctions on Cuba will only slow regime change - The Economist 16 May 2019, 7:00 am

Sanctions on Cuba will only slow regime change  The Economist

The island's communist dictatorship can blame America for shortages.

Raúl awarded Lenin Prize › Cuba › Granma - Official voice of the PCC - Granma English 2 May 2019, 7:00 am

Raúl awarded Lenin Prize › Cuba › Granma - Official voice of the PCC  Granma English

Following the massive May Day march through Havana's Plaza de la Revolución, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba, ...

Raul Castro, Miguel Diaz-Canel Preside Over May Day Parade - Prensa Latina 1 May 2019, 12:09 pm

Raul Castro, Miguel Diaz-Canel Preside Over May Day Parade  Prensa Latina

Havana, May 1 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel, and the first secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC), ...

Raul Castro and Diaz-Canel Attend Cuban Parliament's Session - Prensa Latina 13 Apr 2019, 1:39 pm

Raul Castro and Diaz-Canel Attend Cuban Parliament's Session  Prensa Latina

Havana, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) The first secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC), Raul Castro, and President Miguel ...

Raul Castro Tells Cuba to Ready for More Belt Tightening - Havana Times 11 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

Raul Castro Tells Cuba to Ready for More Belt Tightening  Havana Times

HAVANA TIMES – Communist Party leader Raul Castro urged Cubans on Wednesday to “be prepared for the worst variant” of the economy, at a time when the ...

Cuba Has Hijacked Venezuela - New York Times 10 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

Cuba Has Hijacked Venezuela  New York Times

Venezuelans are not victims of a single dictatorship, but of two.

Raul Castro denounces renewed U.S. attempts to destroy Cuban revolution - Reuters 10 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

Raul Castro denounces renewed U.S. attempts to destroy Cuban revolution  Reuters

Cuban Communist Party leader Raul Castro on Wednesday denounced what he called the United States' renewed attempts to destroy the Cuban revolution and ...

Raúl Castro pledges Cuba will never abandon Venezuela - The Guardian 10 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

Raúl Castro pledges Cuba will never abandon Venezuela  The Guardian

Raúl Castro has promised that Cuba will never abandon its leftist ally Venezuela despite US “blackmail”, even as the Trump administration threatened more ...

Raul Castro says Cuba will never abandon Venezuela - Reuters 10 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

Raul Castro says Cuba will never abandon Venezuela  Reuters

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuban Communist Party Leader Raul Castro said on Wednesday Cuba would never abandon its solidarity with its leftist ally Venezuela or ...

How Fidel Castro's life and rule is a political paradox - The Independent 2 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

How Fidel Castro's life and rule is a political paradox  The Independent

Popular uprising or roughshod revolution? Political insurgencies rarely fail to create paradoxes. The contradictions inherent in the notion that one person's ...

15-Year-Old Charged With Attempted Murder Of Teen In East Coventry Township, Police Say - CBS Philly 2 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

15-Year-Old Charged With Attempted Murder Of Teen In East Coventry Township, Police Say  CBS Philly

CHESTER COUNTY, Pa. (CBS) – A Montgomery County teenager is being charged as an adult for the attempted murder of 14-year-old boy in East Coventry ...

Algerian Unrest a Potential Threat to Cuban Coffers - VOA News 1 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

Algerian Unrest a Potential Threat to Cuban Coffers  VOA News

Cuba faces yet another threat to its exports of health services in exchange for oil and money as social unrest roils old friend Algeria, even as a new deal to ...

Fernández de Kirchner meets Raúl Castro in Cuba - Buenos Aires Times 19 Mar 2019, 7:00 am

Fernández de Kirchner meets Raúl Castro in Cuba  Buenos Aires Times

Cristina Fernández de Kirchner meets with Raúl Castro in Cuba. Senator for Buenos Aires province received by Communist Party leader, while on island to visit ...

Cuban doctor resigns her profession and writes an open letter to Raúl Castro - Cuba Headlines 5 Mar 2019, 8:00 am

Cuban doctor resigns her profession and writes an open letter to Raúl Castro  Cuba Headlines

Cuban doctor Nelva Ismarays Ortega Tamayo, member of the opposition organization Unión Patriótica de Cuba (UNPACU), wrote a letter addressed to Raúl ...

Cuba's new constitution is the same as the old one — undemocratic - USA TODAY 26 Feb 2019, 8:00 am

Cuba's new constitution is the same as the old one — undemocratic  USA TODAY

A sham referendum can't hide the fact that the Communist Party retains its monopoly on power and the Cuban people remain in chains.

What happens to Raul Castro if Cuban agents shoot Venezuelans? - American Thinker 25 Feb 2019, 8:00 am

What happens to Raul Castro if Cuban agents shoot Venezuelans?  American Thinker

We are receiving intercepted transmissions of Cuban agents present & directing repressive actions in Ureña. This is very interesting. What happens if Cuban ...

Cuba’s Next Transformation - New York Times 5 Jan 2019, 8:00 am

Cuba’s Next Transformation  New York Times

Sixty years after the revolution, a Communist stalwart may be moving closer to democracy.

Grandson of Fidel Castro shares his life of luxury aboard yachts and more on Instagram - Miami Herald 4 Jan 2019, 8:00 am

Grandson of Fidel Castro shares his life of luxury aboard yachts and more on Instagram  Miami Herald

Some of the photos shared by Tony Castro, grandson of the late Fidel Castro, on his private Instagram account show a way of life that most Cubans can't afford.

Raul Castro: May the Cuban Revolution Live on Forever! - Escambray 3 Jan 2019, 8:00 am

Raul Castro: May the Cuban Revolution Live on Forever!  Escambray

Raul Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba, delivered the key speech in the commemoration ceremony held in ...

Raul Castro blasts United States on 60th anniversary of revolution - BusinessLine 2 Jan 2019, 8:00 am

Raul Castro blasts United States on 60th anniversary of revolution  BusinessLine

On the 60th anniversary of Cuba's revolution, ruling Communist Party leader Raul Castro blasted the Trump administration for returning to an outdated path of ...

Cuban Lawmakers OK New Constitution; Referendum Next - Voice of America 22 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

Cuban Lawmakers OK New Constitution; Referendum Next  Voice of America

Cuban lawmakers Saturday unanimously approved a revised draft of a new constitution that retains the island's one-party socialist system but reflects its ...

Cuba’s Slow Rebirth - New York Times 4 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

Cuba’s Slow Rebirth  New York Times

As the traumas of Fidel Castro's revolution fade, young Cubans are letting go of the past and embracing a new, global present.

Raúl Castro and Díaz-Canel Honor Fidel Castro in Santa Ifigenia - Escambray 26 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

Raúl Castro and Díaz-Canel Honor Fidel Castro in Santa Ifigenia  Escambray

This year Cuba commemorates the second anniversary of the death of the eternal Commander in Chief of the Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz. Two beautiful ...

CNN’s Jim Acosta Cowers and Whimpers for Dictator Raul Castro—But Bullies Small Female White House Intern - Townhall 10 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

CNN’s Jim Acosta Cowers and Whimpers for Dictator Raul Castro—But Bullies Small Female White House Intern  Townhall

For some odd reason CNN's Jim Acosta—the same one recently banned from White House press conferences for rudely interrupting (genuine) reporters while ...

Patricia Castro, Wife Of Former Arizona Gov. Raul Castro, Dies At 94 - KJZZ 22 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Patricia Castro, Wife Of Former Arizona Gov. Raul Castro, Dies At 94  KJZZ

Patricia Castro, the wife of former Arizona Gov. Raul Castro, died on Saturday. She passed away at the age of 94 due to kidney disease.Family spokesperson ...

Raul Castro’s Daughter At Center Of Cuba’s New Same-Sex Marriage Policy - Cuba Journal 13 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Raul Castro’s Daughter At Center Of Cuba’s New Same-Sex Marriage Policy  Cuba Journal

Cuba's president says he supports a change to the island's constitution in support of same-sex marriage.

If Only Jeff Flake Trusted Brett Kavanaugh Like He Trusts Cuban Dictator Raul Castro - Townhall 6 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

If Only Jeff Flake Trusted Brett Kavanaugh Like He Trusts Cuban Dictator Raul Castro  Townhall

“I am grateful for the step that Senator Flake took last Friday. I'll remind you in the absence of his having done so, Judge Kavanaugh would have been confirmed ...

Raul Castro Presides over Closing of CDR Congress in Cuba - Radio Cadena Agramonte 28 Sep 2018, 7:00 am

Raul Castro Presides over Closing of CDR Congress in Cuba  Radio Cadena Agramonte

The first secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba, Raúl Castro, is presiding over the closing ceremony of the 9th Congress of the ...

Cuba’s Stalled Revolution - Foreign Affairs 20 Sep 2018, 7:00 am

Cuba’s Stalled Revolution  Foreign Affairs

For Cuba, 2018 marks the end of an era. For the first time in almost six decades, the country's president is no longer a Castro—neither the late guerilla fighter, ...

Cuba under reform: Cosmetic change on the way - Washington Examiner 29 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

Cuba under reform: Cosmetic change on the way  Washington Examiner

On July 21, the Cuban National Assembly the approved a new preliminary constitution. It had been created by the government's reform commission headed by ...

Cuba Under Raúl Castro: Assessing the Reforms by Carmelo Mesa-Lago and Jorge Pérez-López - Americas Quarterly 19 Aug 2018, 11:25 am

Cuba Under Raúl Castro: Assessing the Reforms by Carmelo Mesa-Lago and Jorge Pérez-López  Americas Quarterly

When Cuban President Raúl Castro first assumed power in 2006 after his bombastic brother, Fidel, fell ill, few knew what to expect. Some believed his ...

Jim Acosta: Roaring Lion to Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Purring Kitty to Raul Castro - Townhall 11 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

Jim Acosta: Roaring Lion to Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Purring Kitty to Raul Castro  Townhall

If CNN's Jim Acosta spoke to the mass-murdering Stalinist dictator Raul Castro with half the insolence he sputters at White House Press Secretary Sarah ...

A Revolution Within the Revolution: Cuba Opens to Same-Sex Marriages - New York Times 3 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

A Revolution Within the Revolution: Cuba Opens to Same-Sex Marriages  New York Times

A new constitution under discussion is a necessary reform that can set an example in L.G.B.T. rights.

Castro proposes changes to Constitution, including term limits for president, gay marriage - Miami Herald 21 Jul 2018, 7:00 am

Castro proposes changes to Constitution, including term limits for president, gay marriage  Miami Herald

After leaving the Cuban government at age 86, Raúl Castro is proposing a new constitution that would limit the age of future presidents to 60 at the start of their ...

Ron DeSantis urges Donald Trump to indict Raul Castro for shooting down Hermanos al Rescate planes in 1996 - Sunshine State News 12 Jul 2018, 7:00 am

Ron DeSantis urges Donald Trump to indict Raul Castro for shooting down Hermanos al Rescate planes in 1996  Sunshine State News

From his perch as chairman of the U.S. House National Security Subcommittee, U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., called on President Donald Trump to have the ...

Seven members of Congress say now is the time to indict Raúl Castro - Miami Herald 12 Jul 2018, 7:00 am

Seven members of Congress say now is the time to indict Raúl Castro  Miami Herald

Seven Florida Republicans sent a letter to President Donald Trump asking him to hold Raúl Castro accountable for the 1996 shoot-down of two Brothers to the ...

Campaign intensifies to indict Raúl Castro for deadly 1996 shoot-down of exile planes - Miami Herald 27 Jun 2018, 7:00 am

Campaign intensifies to indict Raúl Castro for deadly 1996 shoot-down of exile planes  Miami Herald

Letters to the White House, petition drives and a congressional hearing have been aimed at indicting Raúl Castro for the 1996 shoot-down of two Brothers to the ...

Raul Castro appointed to head rewrite of Cuban constitution - Reuters 2 Jun 2018, 7:00 am

Raul Castro appointed to head rewrite of Cuban constitution  Reuters

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba's national assembly named former President Raul Castro on Saturday to head the commission charged with carrying out changes to ...

Cuba State Media Says Raul Castro Had Hernia Surgery - NBC 6 South Florida 18 May 2018, 7:00 am

Cuba State Media Says Raul Castro Had Hernia Surgery  NBC 6 South Florida

Cuban state media say Communist Party leader Raul Castro is recovering from a hernia operation.

Raul Castro's daughter to push for gay marriage in Cuba - NBCNews.com 7 May 2018, 7:00 am

Raul Castro's daughter to push for gay marriage in Cuba  NBCNews.com

Mariela Castro, a Cuban lawmaker and daughter of Communist Party chief Raul Castro, says she will push for same-sex marriage to be included in a ...

Can Cuba’s Miguel Díaz-Canel Complete Raúl Castro’s Economic Revolution? - Newsweek 3 May 2018, 7:00 am

Can Cuba’s Miguel Díaz-Canel Complete Raúl Castro’s Economic Revolution?  Newsweek

Díaz-Canel has to force Raúl Castro's economic reforms through a resistant bureaucracy—something even Raúl had trouble doing.

As Cuba Gains a New President, Raúl Castro Steps Back, Not Down, from Power - Democracy Now! 24 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

As Cuba Gains a New President, Raúl Castro Steps Back, Not Down, from Power  Democracy Now!

For the first time since the Cuban revolution toppled dictator Fulgencio Batista, a president who does not have the last name Castro has taken power. Miguel ...

Reviewing the legacy of Raul Castro in Cuba - CGTN America 22 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

Reviewing the legacy of Raul Castro in Cuba  CGTN America

April 19th marked a turning point in Cuba as 87-year-old Raul Castro retired as president. It's the first time in almost six decades that there is no Castro at the ...

A New Era In Cuba? Raul Castro Hands Over Power To Diaz-Canel - NPR 22 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

A New Era In Cuba? Raul Castro Hands Over Power To Diaz-Canel  NPR

Raul Castro, Fidel's younger brother, stepped down Thursday. Marc Frank of Reuters tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about Cubans' reactions to Miguel ...

This Is Not the 'End of an Era' in Cuba - The Atlantic 20 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

This Is Not the 'End of an Era' in Cuba  The Atlantic

The newly elected president represents an evolution of the Castro regime—an act of self-perpetuation masquerading as change.

Raul Castro: The life of the Cuban leader - New York Daily News 19 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

Raul Castro: The life of the Cuban leader  New York Daily News

The Castro era in Cuba has come to an end as Raul Castro steps down as president, handing over his power to his Vice President, Miguel Diaz Chanel. Take a ...

Fidel Died and Raúl Resigned, but Castros Still Hold Sway in Cuba - The New York Times 19 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

Fidel Died and Raúl Resigned, but Castros Still Hold Sway in Cuba  The New York Times

MIAMI — For the first time in decades, Cubans have a president whose last name is not Castro. But as the new president, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, who ...

Raúl Castro Prepares to Resign as Cuba’s President, Closing a Dynasty - The New York Times 18 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

Raúl Castro Prepares to Resign as Cuba’s President, Closing a Dynasty  The New York Times

HAVANA — Raúl Castro, who took over from his brother Fidel 12 years ago and led Cuba through some of its biggest changes in decades, is expected to step ...

Explainer: The state of Raul Castro's economic reforms in Cuba - Reuters 16 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

Explainer: The state of Raul Castro's economic reforms in Cuba  Reuters

HAVANA (Reuters) - President Raul Castro's efforts to modernize Cuba's Soviet-style centrally planned economy have borne mixed results, with some initiatives ...

Raul Castro Leaving Cuba With New Freedoms, Deep Problems - NBC 6 South Florida 16 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

Raul Castro Leaving Cuba With New Freedoms, Deep Problems  NBC 6 South Florida

In 2008 Raul Castro took over a country where most people couldn't own computers or cellphones, leave without permission, run most types of private ...

Make no mistake, Raul Castro will orchestrate Cuba’s election results | TheHill - The Hill 14 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

Make no mistake, Raul Castro will orchestrate Cuba’s election results | TheHill  The Hill

Cuba's National Assembly will gather on April 19 to choose Cuba's next leader, and for the first time in more than 60 years he or she is unlikely to bear the ...

Raúl Castro's Unfinished Legacy in Cuba - Americas Quarterly 9 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

Raúl Castro's Unfinished Legacy in Cuba  Americas Quarterly

This month, Cuba's Raúl Castro will leave office at the end of his second term as president, having set in motion changes to the island's economy, politics and ...

Cuba will soon be without a Castro as leader for first time in nearly 60 years - USA TODAY 6 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

Cuba will soon be without a Castro as leader for first time in nearly 60 years  USA TODAY

If all goes as expected, Cuba will name a new president in two weeks — the first time in nearly 60 years that the communist country's leader won't be a Castro.

White House: No Trump handshake for Raul Castro - McClatchy Washington Bureau 6 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

White House: No Trump handshake for Raul Castro  McClatchy Washington Bureau

White House aides plan to prevent President Donald Trump from having a controversial hand shake with Cuban leader Raul Castro that would make headlines ...

Miguel Diaz-Canel, Raul Castro's likely successor in Cuba, favors hard line against US and dissidents - Fox News 4 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

Miguel Diaz-Canel, Raul Castro's likely successor in Cuba, favors hard line against US and dissidents  Fox News

On April 19, for the first time in almost 60 years, Cuba likely will have a leader whose last name is not Castro. Raul Castro, who took over as leader in 2008 after ...

Raúl Castro: From Dictator to Puppet Master of Cuba’s Next Government - PanAm Post 20 Mar 2018, 7:00 am

Raúl Castro: From Dictator to Puppet Master of Cuba’s Next Government  PanAm Post

Less than a month before Raúl Castro officially leaves power in Cuba his successor is still unknown. Which raises the question: will the power change merely ...

Raul Castro succession process takes off; heir apparent blasts US for “resuming a Cold War rhetoric” - MercoPress 12 Mar 2018, 7:00 am

Raul Castro succession process takes off; heir apparent blasts US for “resuming a Cold War rhetoric”  MercoPress

Cuba Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel, tipped to succeed President Raul Castro, accused the US yesterday of “resuming a Cold War rhetoric” and of ...

Raúl Castro is expected to step down soon. And recent moves suggest he won’t be alone - Miami Herald 2 Mar 2018, 8:00 am

Raúl Castro is expected to step down soon. And recent moves suggest he won’t be alone  Miami Herald

Other historical leaders of the Cuban revolution could also leave their positions in April, when Raúl Castro is expected to leave the presidency. This political ...

Cuba’s economy after Raúl Castro: A tale of three worlds - Brookings Institution 20 Feb 2018, 7:59 pm

Cuba’s economy after Raúl Castro: A tale of three worlds  Brookings Institution

As Raúl Castro steps down from the Cuban presidency in April 2018, Richard Feinberg suggests a series reforms to strengthen the domestic economy and ...

Raul Castro's retirement as Cuba's leader is postponed - CNN 21 Dec 2017, 8:00 am

Raul Castro's retirement as Cuba's leader is postponed  CNN

Havana, Cuba (CNN) Hurricane Irma, which devastated much of the Caribbean in September, has claimed a new victim: Raul Castro's succession plans.

Raul Castro to step down as Cuba's president in April 2018 - FRANCE 24 English 21 Dec 2017, 8:00 am

Raul Castro to step down as Cuba's president in April 2018  FRANCE 24 English

Cuban President Raul Castro will step down in April 2018 straight after elections that same month to choose his successor, according to a vote Thursday in the ...

Cuba Without Fidel: Will Raúl Castro Leave Power As Trump Erodes Obama-Era Relations? - Newsweek 25 Nov 2017, 8:00 am

Cuba Without Fidel: Will Raúl Castro Leave Power As Trump Erodes Obama-Era Relations?  Newsweek

On November 25, 2016, a somber Raúl Castro announced on Cuban state television the passing of his brother, Fidel, who ruled Cuba for nearly 50 years. Today ...

Raúl Castro: Will he stay in power in Cuba or retire? - Miami Herald 21 Nov 2017, 8:00 am

Raúl Castro: Will he stay in power in Cuba or retire?  Miami Herald

The Cuban leader said he would retire as president in February but Trump, a devastating hurricane, and acoustic incidents targeting American diplomats weren't ...

Raul Castro has a surprising response to harmed U.S. diplomats in Cuba - Los Angeles Times 15 Sep 2017, 7:00 am

Raul Castro has a surprising response to harmed U.S. diplomats in Cuba  Los Angeles Times

Five Republican senators urged Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to kick all Cuban diplomats out of the United States and close America's newly reestablished ...

Fear is driving Raúl Castro to punish Cuba’s new entrepreneurial class, experts say - Miami Herald 2 Aug 2017, 7:00 am

Fear is driving Raúl Castro to punish Cuba’s new entrepreneurial class, experts say  Miami Herald

First, Cuban authorities hauled out tables and chairs from several private restaurants on the island. Then, they put a hold on issuing permits for a range of new ...

Raul Castro denounces Donald Trump's Cuba policy - BBC News 15 Jul 2017, 7:00 am

Raul Castro denounces Donald Trump's Cuba policy  BBC News

The president of Cuba has spoken publicly for the first time against US President Donald Trump's rollback of a thaw between the two countries a month ago.

Cuban leader Raul Castro says he will retire in 2018 - CNBC 16 Jun 2017, 7:00 am

Cuban leader Raul Castro says he will retire in 2018  CNBC

Cuban President Raul Castro announced on Sunday he will step down from power after his second term ends in 2018, and the new parliament named a ...

Post-Fidel Castro Cuba isn't that different from before - PRI 23 Mar 2017, 7:00 am

Post-Fidel Castro Cuba isn't that different from before  PRI

For years, opponents of Cuba's socialist revolution pegged the system's downfall to the inevitable death of its leader, Fidel Castro. Yet, months after Castro's ...

The countdown begins for Raúl Castro’s retirement in 2018 - Miami Herald 22 Feb 2017, 8:00 am

The countdown begins for Raúl Castro’s retirement in 2018  Miami Herald

A year from now — on Feb. 24 — something is expected to occur in Cuba that hasn't happened in more than 40 years: a non-Castro will occupy the presidency.

Raúl Castro: Cuba won't compromise sovereignty to normalize US relations - The Guardian 25 Jan 2017, 8:00 am

Raúl Castro: Cuba won't compromise sovereignty to normalize US relations  The Guardian

President said Cuba hopes to continue to repair relations but made it clear that Trump administration should not expect concessions affecting independence.

Can Donald Trump and Raúl Castro Make a Good Deal? - New York Times 10 Jan 2017, 8:00 am

Can Donald Trump and Raúl Castro Make a Good Deal?  New York Times

The agreements that the new administration will inherit serve the interests of the United States and Cuba.

Why Raul Castro Is Happy Fidel Is Gone - POLITICO Magazine 4 Dec 2016, 8:00 am

Why Raul Castro Is Happy Fidel Is Gone  POLITICO Magazine

In After Fidel, my book about the Castro brothers, I concluded with a thought shared with me by Juanita Castro, their younger sister. She was convinced that once ...

Raúl Castro: where will Fidel's brother and successor take Cuba next? - The Guardian 28 Nov 2016, 8:00 am

Raúl Castro: where will Fidel's brother and successor take Cuba next?  The Guardian

The 85-year-old has steered Cuba through stormy waters since taking over from Fidel, but his death and Trump's presidency will test him as never before.

Cuban President Raúl Castro: A pragmatist who made reforms - USA TODAY 27 Nov 2016, 8:00 am

Cuban President Raúl Castro: A pragmatist who made reforms  USA TODAY

Corrections & clarifications: A previous version misspelled the Cuban Moncada Barracks. Cuban President Raúl Castro, who operated for decades in the ...

Raúl Castro Re-Elected to Top Post in Cuba’s Communist Party - Wall Street Journal 19 Apr 2016, 7:00 am

Raúl Castro Re-Elected to Top Post in Cuba’s Communist Party  Wall Street Journal

Cuba's Communist Party re-elected Raúl Castro and the party's hard-line ideologue to its two top posts, in a sign the government would move slowly with ...

Raúl Castro derides US democracy in speech to Cuban Communist party - The Guardian 16 Apr 2016, 7:00 am

Raúl Castro derides US democracy in speech to Cuban Communist party  The Guardian

President Raúl Castro on Saturday derided American democracy as a sham, saying he saw no difference between Democrats and Republicans.

What Obama Thought About That Awkward Handshake With Castro - ABC News 28 Mar 2016, 7:00 am

What Obama Thought About That Awkward Handshake With Castro  ABC News

It was the awkward handshake seen around the world -- Cuban President Raul Castro attempting to raise President Obama's hand in solidarity last week while ...

Raúl Castro Asked for a List of Political Prisoners, and Twitter Responded - New York Times 21 Mar 2016, 7:00 am

Raúl Castro Asked for a List of Political Prisoners, and Twitter Responded  New York Times

President Raúl Castro told a CNN reporter that if he could provide a list of political prisoners, the Cuban government wo...

In Cuba, Raúl Castro Proves a Pragmatic Communist - Wall Street Journal 20 Mar 2016, 7:00 am

In Cuba, Raúl Castro Proves a Pragmatic Communist  Wall Street Journal

When he replaced his ailing big brother Fidel in 2008, Cuban President Raúl Castro pledged continuity for the island's half-century-old Communist revolution.

How Raul Castro Watered Down Communism - Daily Beast 5 Nov 2015, 8:00 am

How Raul Castro Watered Down Communism  Daily Beast

Long before the diplomatic breakthrough between Cuba and the US, Raul Castro was making his country much more Western-friendly than it had been under ...

Obama, Raul Castro Sit for Historic Meeting - ABC News 29 Sep 2015, 7:00 am

Obama, Raul Castro Sit for Historic Meeting  ABC News

For the first time in more than 60 years, a U.S. president has met with a Cuban president on U.S. soil. President Obama sat down with President Raul Castro on ...

Could Pope bring Raul Castro back to the faith? - CNN 19 Sep 2015, 7:00 am

Could Pope bring Raul Castro back to the faith?  CNN

Will Raul Castro return to religion? As Pope Francis visits Cuba, there are hints the Cuban leader's atheism could be softening.

Cuban President Raúl Castro Will Visit the United States - Newsweek 15 Sep 2015, 7:00 am

Cuban President Raúl Castro Will Visit the United States  Newsweek

Updated | Cuban President Raúl Castro will speak before the United Nations General Assembly in New York City on September 28, according to a ...

Raúl Castro Meets With Pope Francis at Vatican - New York Times 10 May 2015, 7:00 am

Raúl Castro Meets With Pope Francis at Vatican  New York Times

ROME — President Raúl Castro of Cuba visited Pope Francis at the Vatican on Sunday, praising the Argentine pontiff for helping to broker last year's diplomatic ...

Obama Meets Raúl Castro, Making History - New York Times 11 Apr 2015, 7:00 am

Obama Meets Raúl Castro, Making History  New York Times

PANAMA — President Obama and President Raúl Castro of Cuba met here Saturday in the first face-to-face discussion between the leaders of the two countries ...

Raul Castro - Cuban President - Biography - Biography 1 Apr 2014, 7:00 am

Raul Castro - Cuban President - Biography  Biography

Learn about Fidel Castro's brother Raul Castro on Biography.com. He succeeded Fidel as Cuba's president in 2008.

Raúl Castro Says His New 5-Year Term as Cuba’s President Will Be His Last - New York Times 24 Feb 2013, 8:00 am

Raúl Castro Says His New 5-Year Term as Cuba’s President Will Be His Last  New York Times

MEXICO CITY — President Raúl Castro of Cuba announced Sunday that the five-year term he has just begun will be his last, giving the Castro era an official ...

RaUl Castro Bio


First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba

June 03, 1931, (88 years old)

Raúl Modesto Castro Ruz

RaUl Castro
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