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Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, January 16th | National - KHQ Right Now 17 Jan 2019, 7:15 am

Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, January 16th | National  KHQ Right Now

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho woman who thought she was gaining weight because of menopause discovered she actually had a 50-pound tumor that had ...

Grand marshal for Tucson Rodeo Parade to be revealed Thursday - Tucson News Now 16 Jan 2019, 7:40 pm

Grand marshal for Tucson Rodeo Parade to be revealed Thursday  Tucson News Now

The annual Tucson Rodeo Parade is set for Feb. 21.

Trump's nightmare: A Latino taking his job - CNN 16 Jan 2019, 11:49 am

Trump's nightmare: A Latino taking his job  CNN

Some may consider Julián Castro just a longshot for president They could not be more wrong. He is a symbol--a living repudiation of the negative rhetoric that ...

Trump’s Cuba policy hurts private sector, new figures say - The Sun Herald 15 Jan 2019, 1:41 pm

Trump’s Cuba policy hurts private sector, new figures say  The Sun Herald

New Cuban government statistics say President Donald Trump's Cuba policy is driving millions of dollars from the island's private entrepreneurs to its state-run ...

Manchester City vs. Wolverhampton Wanderers - Football Match Report - January 14, 2019 - ESPN 14 Jan 2019, 10:15 pm

Manchester City vs. Wolverhampton Wanderers - Football Match Report - January 14, 2019  ESPN

Gabriel Jesus took his tally to seven goals in three games with a double as Manchester City beat 10-man Wolverhampton Wanderers 3-0 to cut Premier League ...

Sixty Years After the Revolution, Is a ‘New Cuba’ Emerging? - World Politics Review 14 Jan 2019, 1:23 pm

Sixty Years After the Revolution, Is a ‘New Cuba’ Emerging?  World Politics Review

Is the Cuban Revolution reinventing itself at age 60? That was my unmistakable impression during a visit to Cuba last month. Change is in the air as the island ...

Raul Castro slams US 'confrontation' | Pretoria News - Independent Online 3 Jan 2019, 9:12 am

Raul Castro slams US 'confrontation' | Pretoria News  Independent Online

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of Cuba's revolution, Communist Party leader Raul Castro blasted the Trump administration for returning to an outdated path of ...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

Raul Castro and Diaz-Canel Attend National Assembly Session - Escambray 21 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

Raul Castro and Diaz-Canel Attend National Assembly Session  Escambray

The plenary session will address the final draft of the new Constitution and the results of the economy and projections for next year in terms of budget and ...

Cuba decides to scrap same-sex marriage law in new constitution despite majority support - The Telegraph 19 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

Cuba decides to scrap same-sex marriage law in new constitution despite majority support  The Telegraph

Cuba will leave out of its new constitution changes that would have paved the way for legal same-sex marriage, despite majority support in local assemblies, ...

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

Cuba’s Slow Rebirth  The 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 ...

President Trump doesn’t like Jim Acosta’s questions. Neither did dictator Raúl Castro - Miami Herald 16 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

President Trump doesn’t like Jim Acosta’s questions. Neither did dictator Raúl Castro  Miami Herald

CNN journalist Jim Acosta forced Cuban dictator Raúl Castro to answer questions about the taboo topic of political prisoners. It's shameful that he loses White ...

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 ...

Daughter of Political Prisoner who Wrote to Raul Castro Feels Mocked by the Cuban Justice System - Havana Times 24 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Daughter of Political Prisoner who Wrote to Raul Castro Feels Mocked by the Cuban Justice System  Havana Times

Vicente Morin Aguado. Robe and Paito in 1991. HAVANA TIMES – In January this year, we published a letter by Marialys Arias Laffita to then president Raul ...

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 ...

She doesn’t want it known, but Maria Elvira Salazar favors Trump talks with Castro - Miami Herald 17 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

She doesn’t want it known, but Maria Elvira Salazar favors Trump talks with Castro  Miami Herald

In the race against Donna Shalala, Maria Elvira Salazar portrays herself as a GOP hardliner on Cuba like Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen. But she told this columnist ...

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.

Raúl welcomes Díaz-Canel home from New York - Granma English 1 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Raúl welcomes Díaz-Canel home from New York  Granma English

Shortly after noon on Sunday, the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, received the President of ...

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 ...

RonDeSantis, Elections, Florida, CubanAmericans, Governor, InspireAmerica, Jeanette Nuñez, Republicans, Marcell, Felipe - Miami Herald 7 Sep 2018, 7:00 am

RonDeSantis, Elections, Florida, CubanAmericans, Governor, InspireAmerica, Jeanette Nuñez, Republicans, Marcell, Felipe  Miami Herald

GOP Candidate Ron DeSantis promotes his gubernatorial campaign and his push in Congress to indict Raul Castro in Little Havana during the Inspire America ...

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

US tightening grip on Cuba: Raul Castro - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua 27 Jul 2018, 7:00 am

US tightening grip on Cuba: Raul Castro - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

The United States is tightening its grip on Cuba and other leftist Latin American countries, Cuba's ex-president Raul Castro warned here on Thursday.

Raul Castro uses Cuba's Rebellion Day to blast Trump administration - Independent Online 26 Jul 2018, 7:00 am

Raul Castro uses Cuba's Rebellion Day to blast Trump administration  Independent Online

Havana - The United States is increasingly "besieging" Latin American countries critical of its policies, such as Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua, Cuba's former ...

Castro seeks to do away with the old guard as a way to preserve socialism, analysts say - Miami Herald 25 Jul 2018, 7:00 am

Castro seeks to do away with the old guard as a way to preserve socialism, analysts say  Miami Herald

Age and term limits in proposed changes to Cuban Constitution send a clear message to the old guard that their time is up.

Raúl Castro proposes reshuffling government power, same-sex marriage - UPI.com 22 Jul 2018, 7:00 am

Raúl Castro proposes reshuffling government power, same-sex marriage  UPI.com

Former Cuban President Raúl Castro proposed changes to the constitution such as altering the government's structure and provisions for same-sex marriage.

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 ...

DeSantis joins call for Trump to indict Raul Castro - Fox News 25 Jun 2018, 7:00 am

DeSantis joins call for Trump to indict Raul Castro  Fox News

Rep. Ron DeSantis (R., Fla.) is calling on President Donald Trump to impose more severe economic sanctions against the Cuban government and to indict Raul ...

'Raul Castro Isn't Exactly the Pope': Neil Presses Top Dem on 'Hypocrisy' Over Trump-Kim Summit - Fox News Insider 13 Jun 2018, 7:00 am

'Raul Castro Isn't Exactly the Pope': Neil Presses Top Dem on 'Hypocrisy' Over Trump-Kim Summit  Fox News Insider

Neil Cavuto debated the number-two Democrat in the U.S. House on "Your World" Wednesday over the Democrats' reaction to President Donald Trump's ...

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 ...

Rubio, Díaz-Balart want investigation of Raúl Castro in 1996 shoot-down of exile planes - Miami Herald 22 May 2018, 7:00 am

Rubio, Díaz-Balart want investigation of Raúl Castro in 1996 shoot-down of exile planes  Miami Herald

Two Florida Republicans, Marco Rubio and Mario Díaz-Balart, want President Trump to consider the possible indictment of Cuban leader Raúl Castro for the ...

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.

Raul Castro Fast Facts - CNN International 3 May 2018, 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.

The End Of The Castro Era. Really? - Forbes 26 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

The End Of The Castro Era. Really?  Forbes

The recent anointment of a puppet non-Castro president in Cuba is not the end of the Castro era. But it could be the beginning of the end, if we effectively back ...

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 ...

Raul Castro leaves Cuba with new freedoms, deep problems - News-Herald.com 20 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

Raul Castro leaves Cuba with new freedoms, deep problems  News-Herald.com

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

Where are the Castro kids? The next generation of the Cuban dynasty lies low. - The Washington Post 20 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

Where are the Castro kids? The next generation of the Cuban dynasty lies low.  The Washington Post

This week, Cuba entered a new, post-Castro era. For 60 years, the country had been directly led by two members of one family. First, there was Fidel Castro, ...

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

Stalwarts and heirs of the Communist revolution will help support — and scrutinize — Cuba's new president, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez.

Cuba's Raul Castro steps down as vice president takes over - CNBC 19 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

Cuba's Raul Castro steps down as vice president takes over  CNBC

John Kavulich, Economic Eye on Cuba editor-in-chief, discusses Cuba's new leader, Miguel Diaz-Canel, who became the leader of Cuba after Raul Castro ...

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 ...

Diaz-Canel is Cuba’s new president as Raul Castro steps aside - The Indian Express 19 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

Diaz-Canel is Cuba’s new president as Raul Castro steps aside  The Indian Express

A poster of Fidel Castro and Cuba's President Raul Castro stands in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. The Cuban government on Wednesday ...

As Raul Castro Steps Aside, a New Era for Cuba - Voice of America 19 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

As Raul Castro Steps Aside, a New Era for Cuba  Voice of America

For the first time in nearly 60 years, a Castro will not lead Cuba. This will happen after the country's National Assembly approves First Vice President Miguel ...

Raúl Castro: 5 things to know about departing Cuba president - USA TODAY 18 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

Raúl Castro: 5 things to know about departing Cuba president  USA TODAY

Raúl Castro is expected to step down as president of Cuba this week, ending a nearly 60-year run where he helped his brother lead the communist nation ...

North Korea, Raúl Castro, Taiwan Strait: Your Thursday Briefing - New York Times 18 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

North Korea, Raúl Castro, Taiwan Strait: Your Thursday Briefing  New York Times

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here's the sign-up.) Good morning. Talk of a Korean peace treaty, a top civil servant resigns in Japan and a SpaceX launch.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Think you can do business in post-Castro Cuba? Sorry, but it'll still be tricky - USA TODAY 11 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

Think you can do business in post-Castro Cuba? Sorry, but it'll still be tricky  USA TODAY

Doing business with Cuba has been historically tricky, with complex U.S. rules to untangle, lack of direct bank transactions and an often unreceptive Cuban ...

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 after the Castros: escaping a long shadow - Financial Times 7 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

Cuba after the Castros: escaping a long shadow  Financial Times

The appointment of a new president next week will only serve to underline the country's economic stagnation and fading influence.

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 ...

The secret memo to Raúl Castro - EL PAÍS in English 3 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

The secret memo to Raúl Castro  EL PAÍS in English

We have managed to control the nation with the largest oil reserves on the planet without firing a single shot. And we have done it without the world realizing that ...

Trump and Raul Castro Will Attend Summit of the Americas - Voice of America 3 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

Trump and Raul Castro Will Attend Summit of the Americas  Voice of America

President Donald Trump and leader Raul Castro will attend the Summit of the Americas next week in Peru. Peruvian ambassador to the U.S. Carlos Pareja says ...

Vietnamese Party Leader Sends Message of Gratitude to Raul Castro Ruz - Escambray 31 Mar 2018, 7:00 am

Vietnamese Party Leader Sends Message of Gratitude to Raul Castro Ruz  Escambray

In his message, the Vietnamese leader said he and the high-ranking delegation of Vietnam are happy about the fine outcomes of the State visit to Cuba. General ...

Federation of University Students names Raúl Castro delegate of honor to it 9th Congress - Granma English 26 Mar 2018, 7:00 am

Federation of University Students names Raúl Castro delegate of honor to it 9th Congress  Granma English

The Federation of University Students (FEU), this past Saturday, named as a delegate of honor to its 9th Congress, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, first secretary ...

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 ...

As Castro Prepares to Leave Office, Trump’s Cuba Policy Is a Road to Nowhere - The New Yorker 18 Mar 2018, 7:00 am

As Castro Prepares to Leave Office, Trump’s Cuba Policy Is a Road to Nowhere  The New Yorker

As Raúl Castro prepares to vacate the Cuban Presidency, Jon Lee Anderson writes about why the Trump Administration should explore a rapprochement with ...

Cuba: the end of the Castro era - The Week UK 14 Mar 2018, 7:00 am

Cuba: the end of the Castro era  The Week UK

Cuba at a crossroads as National Assembly prepares to vote for first president outside the Castro family in over 60 years.

Cuba gets lowest voter turnout in socialist history as Raúl Castro prepares to retire - Miami Herald 13 Mar 2018, 7:00 am

Cuba gets lowest voter turnout in socialist history as Raúl Castro prepares to retire  Miami Herald

A record 17.1 percent of voters did not cast ballots in what is expected to be the final election before Raúl Castro steps down as the head of government.

Marco Rubio, House Republicans want Donald Trump to denounce whoever replaces Raul Castro in Cuba - Sunshine State News 12 Mar 2018, 7:00 am

Marco Rubio, House Republicans want Donald Trump to denounce whoever replaces Raul Castro in Cuba  Sunshine State News

Marco Rubio, House Republicans want Donald Trump to denounce whoever replaces Raul Castro in Cuba.

Cuba election: When is it, who is voted in, and what does it mean for Raul Castro and the presidency? - The Independent 9 Mar 2018, 8:00 am

Cuba election: When is it, who is voted in, and what does it mean for Raul Castro and the presidency?  The Independent

Cuba will take its first step this weekend towards selecting a new president – the first time in nearly 60 years that the office will not be occupied by a member of ...

[WATCH - Rappler 7 Mar 2018, 8:00 am

[WATCH  Rappler

MANILA, Philippines – With millennials expected to take over at least half of the global workforce by 2020, the often-misunderstood generation – who by now are ...

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 ...

As the selection of a new president approaches, Cubans say they want meaningful change - Miami Herald 1 Mar 2018, 8:00 am

As the selection of a new president approaches, Cubans say they want meaningful change  Miami Herald

Cuban voters go to the polls on March 11 to ratify pre-chosen slates for the National Assembly of People's Power — Cuba's parliament — and for provincial ...

Goodbye Castros, Hello Communist Party - The New York Times 26 Feb 2018, 8:00 am

Goodbye Castros, Hello Communist Party  The New York Times

A future without President Raúl Castro is on the horizon, but everything points to the continuation of the status quo. It doesn't have to.

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 ...

Fidel Castro's oldest son commits suicide after battle with depression - Miami Herald 1 Feb 2018, 8:00 am

Fidel Castro's oldest son commits suicide after battle with depression  Miami Herald

Fidel Castro's oldest son — Fidel “Fidelito” Castro Díaz-Balart — committed suicide Thursday in Cuba. He had been battling depression and had a diminished ...

Raul Castro's exit delay puts Miguel Diaz-Canel's Cuba succession in question - Washington Times 30 Jan 2018, 8:00 am

Raul Castro's exit delay puts Miguel Diaz-Canel's Cuba succession in question  Washington Times

For the first time since 1959, Cubans will soon have a president not named Castro, but there is a surprisingly cloudy forecast over what comes next.

Raúl Castro’s son can’t be Cuba’s next president. But what about his daughter? - Miami Herald 26 Jan 2018, 8:00 am

Raúl Castro’s son can’t be Cuba’s next president. But what about his daughter?  Miami Herald

After months of speculation about who will succeed Cuban leader Raúl Castro, something became clear this week: Castro will not be able to pass the ...

Among Obama's foreign gifts: Cigars and rum from Raul Castro - News24 11 Jan 2018, 8:00 am

Among Obama's foreign gifts: Cigars and rum from Raul Castro  News24

Cuban leader Raul Castro presented former US president Barack Obama, his family and a top aide with gifts, including cigars and rum, worth more than $2 000 ...

Raul Castro: I'm stepping down as Cuba's president on April 19 - ABC News 21 Dec 2017, 8:00 am

Raul Castro: I'm stepping down as Cuba's president on April 19  ABC News

Raul Castro will step down as Cuba's president on April 19, 2018, he announced Thursday during the National Assembly meeting in Havana. Castro, 86, has led ...

Raúl Castro’s economic reforms were supposed to make life better in Cuba. Didn’t happen - Miami Herald 11 Dec 2017, 8:00 am

Raúl Castro’s economic reforms were supposed to make life better in Cuba. Didn’t happen  Miami Herald

Raúl Castro promised a better life for Cubans when he launched timid economic reforms and opened a few doors to private business. But after a decade in ...

Cuba and Raul Castro face critical transition - Miami Herald 21 Nov 2017, 8:00 am

Cuba and Raul Castro face critical transition  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 ...

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 ...

‘There are several people with qualities’ to replace Raúl Castro, says the Cuban leader’s daughter - Miami Herald 1 May 2017, 7:00 am

‘There are several people with qualities’ to replace Raúl Castro, says the Cuban leader’s daughter  Miami Herald

Remarks by Mariela Castro Espín suggest that there is more than one candidate to replace her father, who has publicly stated that his tenure as president of the ...

The next year will determine Raúl Castro’s economic legacy - Miami Herald 23 Mar 2017, 7:00 am

The next year will determine Raúl Castro’s economic legacy  Miami Herald

Cuba's Raúl Castro faces difficult economic challenges in his final year in the presidency. The lingering question is whether he will act to remedy them or leave ...

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? - The New York Times 10 Jan 2017, 8:00 am

Can Donald Trump and Raúl Castro Make a Good Deal?  The 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.

Raúl Castro follows his own path - Miami Herald 26 Nov 2016, 8:00 am

Raúl Castro follows his own path  Miami Herald

In recent years the younger brother of Fidel Castro has found his independence and set Cuba on a course that some say wouldn't have happened under Fidel.

Similarities between Fidel and Raul Castro don't go unnoticed | Opinion - Sun Sentinel 26 Nov 2016, 8:00 am

Similarities between Fidel and Raul Castro don't go unnoticed | Opinion  Sun Sentinel

Shortly after Gen. Raul Castro spoke on Cuban television in the very early hours of Saturday morning, the homes of many human rights activists on the island.

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.

Raúl Castro, the Cuban leader behind Obama's historic visit - Washington Post 21 Mar 2016, 7:00 am

Raúl Castro, the Cuban leader behind Obama's historic visit  Washington Post

In a landmark visit to Cuba, President Obama toured parts of Havana on Monday, marking the first time in almost nine decades that an American leader has ...

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 ...

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.

Raúl Castro Thanks U.S., but Reaffirms Communist Rule in Cuba - New York Times 20 Dec 2014, 8:00 am

Raúl Castro Thanks U.S., but Reaffirms Communist Rule in Cuba  New York Times

HAVANA — President Raúl Castro declared victory for the Cuban Revolution on Saturday in a wide-ranging speech, thanking President Obama for “a new ...

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

Raul Castro - Cuban President, Military Leader  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, (87 years old)

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