Cuba's Communist Party Names Successor to Raul Castro

Cuba's Communist Party Names Successor to Raul Castro

Cuba's Communist Party has named President Miguel Diaz-Canel as its new first secretary after Raul Castro announced his retirement.
Raul Castro Steps Down as Cuba's Communist Party Leader

Raul Castro Steps Down as Cuba's Communist Party Leader

Raul Castro announced Friday that he is resigning as Cuba's Communist Party head, ending his family's six decades in power.
Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders Provides Context to 1985 Comments About Fidel Castro, Daniel Ortega

Older Latino populations have a negative view of Latin America’s socialist governments, and it became a hot topic for Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., during the latest Democratic presidential debate on March 9.
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One Year Later: Obama Commemorates Renewed Cuban Relations

Thursday marked one year since President Barack Obama announced the renewed diplomatic relations with Cuba.
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This Year, Cuba Marks Revolution's Anniversary with a Softer Tone

Sunday is the 62nd anniversary of the first offensive Fidel Castro's guerrillas made against Cuba’s then dictator Fulgencio Batista. The 1953 rebellion brought down Batista and altered the ideological aims of the island nation a mere five years later.
Charles Chemin is the director for the upcoming Cubanacan

EXCLUSIVE: Cubanacan Director Charles Chemin Talks Creating Fidel Castro, Che Guevara & More

"Cubanacan" will a major event as it is the first opera in almost 50 years to come out of Cuba. The work is written by Charles Koppelman and composed by Roberto Valera. The production team recently announced that director Charles Chemin was brought into create the vision for the work's premiere. Chemin has an extensive background in theater and film, but "Cubanacan" will be his first crack at opera. The Frenchman called in from his native country to talk to Latin Post about how he got involved with the project and his vision for bringing Cubanacan to life.
Marco Rubio

Sen. Bob Menendez, Marco Rubio Grills U.S. State Department on Renewed Cuban Relations

Sen. Marco Rubio conducted his first Senate Foreign Relations Western Hemisphere Subcommittee hearing this week and focused heavily and critically on the renewed diplomatic relations between Cuba and the U.S.
Fidel Castro Speaks on US-Cuba Relations

Fidel Castro Speaks on U.S.-Cuba Relations, Says He's Not Involved, But Distrust with U.S. Still Exists

More than a month after U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuba President Raul Castro announced the renewed diplomatic relations between the two countries, former Cuban leader Fidel Castro has finally commented on the developments.

New York Yankees Legend Orlando Hernandez Talks Journey from Cuba to MLB Stardom as ESPN 30 for 30 Documentary on Him, Brother Livan Set to Air This Weekend [Exclusive]

New York Yankees legend and World Series hero Orlando "El Duque" Hernandez discusses the upcoming "30 for 30" documentary "Brothers in Exile" which debuts on ESPN Deportes Saturday, November 1st night and on ESPN Tuesday November 4th.

Fidel Castro's Interest in Art & Sculpture Brings him Back into the Spotlight After 9 Months

Is former Cuban President Fidel Castro becoming an art aficionado in his old age? Inspired to show his support for the arts, Castro made his first public appearance in nine months, attending the opening of an art studio in the Cuban capital of Havana, according to The Associated Press.

The History of the AK-47: Remembering the Creator of the World's Most Popular Firearm

The AK-47 is the world’s most prolific firearm.

Nelson Mandela & Fidel Castro: Unlikely Allies Shared Nationalist and Anti-Imperialist Ideologies

Today is a day of mourning and prayer for former South African President Nelson Mandela in his native country, and around the world millions reflect on his influence and reach around the world. Mandela's outlook was broad, accepting and forgiving, but his affection for Cuba and its controversial leader, Fidel Castro, didn't settle well with the United States.

Ted Cruz's Father Bribed Officials In Order to Enter United States

Republican Senator Ted Cruz of Texas is one of the most outspoken opponents of the bipartisan immigration reform bill currently being debated in the chamber, but his own father’s path to citizenship was neither straightforward nor completely honest.
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