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Castro quits as Communist Party head
Tue, 19 Apr 2011 14:39:46 GMT
Former Cuban President Fidel Castro has confirmed his exit from the leadership of the Communist Party, handing power to his brother Raul.
Castro announces political term limits
Castro loses faith in economic model
Cuba slams inclusion on US blacklist
Castro announces political term limits
Sun, 17 Apr 2011 17:32:09 GMT
Cuban President Raul Castro has proposed a series of reforms including term limits for politicians and economic changes during a Communist Party summit.
Exile in Spain begins for 37 Cubans
Fri, 08 Apr 2011 18:14:06 GMT
A total of 37 Cuban political prisoners have arrived in Madrid after the Spanish government accepted to take in a number of dissidents from the Latin American state.
Che's motorcycle companion dies
Sun, 06 Mar 2011 03:41:28 GMT
The motorcycle companion of revolutionary icon Ernesto Che Guevara, Alberto Granado, has passed away at the age of 88 in Cuba.
Castro: US after Libya's oil
Sat, 05 Mar 2011 18:08:17 GMT
The Cuban Revolution leader, Fidel Castro, has described a potential NATO intervention in Libya as US-led operation aiming to invade and take control of the country's oil.
Sat, 05 Mar 2011 10:28:05 GMT
US aid contractor tried in Cuba
An American aid contractor who worked in a US program aimed at undermining Cuba's government has gone on trial in the capital Havana, accused of crimes against the state.
Fri, 04 Mar 2011 22:29:02 GMT
Cuba to release and exile 7 dissidents
The Cuban authorities have agreed to release seven more dissidents from the country's prisons and send them into exile in Spain, along with their families.
Fri, 25 Feb 2011 23:11:10 GMT
'Obama fooled by US media, Cuba exiles'
Cuban officials have accused US President Barack Obama of supporting dissidents on the island and say he is being manipulated by Cuban-American exiles, uninformed advisors, and biased US media outlets.
Sat, 05 Feb 2011 03:30:07 GMT
US man faces 20 years in prison in Cuba
Cuban prosecutors say they are seeking a 20-year prison sentence for US contractor Alan Gross, who was arrested in Havana on espionage charges.
Sat, 22 Jan 2011 19:25:02 GMT
Cuba halts mail deliveries to US
Cuban state postal service Correos de Cuba has halted all mail deliveries to the US “until further notice” following Washington's new security measures.
Mon, 17 Jan 2011 17:32:50 GMT
Cuba says US rule changes not enough
The US decision to ease restrictions on Americans traveling to Cuba has not made any major changes in US policy towards the island, Havana says.
Fri, 07 Jan 2011 07:03:12 GMT
Cuba announces more cabinet changes
Following last year's major cabinet overhaul, the Cuban government has newly announced the replacement of construction and telecommunications ministers.
Tue, 23 Nov 2010 11:22:56 GMT
Castro bashes NATO 'military mafia'
Cuba's Fidel Castro has called NATO a "military mafia" involved in a "genocidal" war in Afghanistan, as the alliance vows to keep troops there beyond a 2014 deadline.
Wed, 17 Nov 2010 00:47:59 GMT
Castro: US credibility diminishing
Former Cuban Leader Fidel Castro has lashed out at the US President Barack Obama for giving out permanent seats of the United Nations Security Council.
Wed, 10 Nov 2010 18:26:20 GMT
In Cuba, Chavez meets Castro
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has travelled to Havana to mark the ten-year anniversary of the signing of the Cuba-Venezuela Comprehensive Cooperation Agreement.
Fri, 05 Nov 2010 06:08:58 GMT
Cuba plane crash claims 68 lives
An airliner flying on the route from the eastern city of Santiago de Cuba to Havana has crashed in central Cuba killing all the 68 people on board.
Thu, 04 Nov 2010 17:21:43 GMT
Catholics open new seminary in Cuba
Cuba's president has inaugurated the first religious building in the communist country, signaling a turn in the island nation's relations with the Catholic Church.
Tue, 02 Nov 2010 03:21:06 GMT
Cuba to free 3 more inmates into exile
The Cuban authorities are set to release three more dissidents from the country's prisons who have accepted exile in Spain in return for leaving their homeland.
Thu, 07 Oct 2010 08:03:42 GMT
'Cubans victims of US state terrorism'
Cuban President Raul Castro urges the US to stop vacillating in its fight against terrorism, as Washington protects terrorists involved in the death of dozens of Cubans.
Mon, 04 Oct 2010 06:54:42 GMT
Cuba to release dissidents into exile
Cuban authorities have approached a number of political prisoners in the country's jails and offered them freedom in return for leaving their homeland.
Tue, 14 Sep 2010 04:20:06 GMT
Cuba to fire one million state workers
Cuba has announced plans to lay off at least one million state employees as part of a move to revive the country's struggling economy.
Sat, 11 Sep 2010 17:50:27 GMT
Fidel says econ remark 'misinterpreted'
Former Cuban President Fidel Castro says his remarks about the failure of the Cuban economic model have been "misinterpreted" by the media.
Thu, 09 Sep 2010 16:59:03 GMT
Castro loses faith in economic model
Former Cuban President Fidel Castro has acknowledged weak spots in the communist economic model of his Latin American country.
Sat, 04 Sep 2010 02:18:20 GMT
'Expect nuclear war if US attacks Iran'
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro, in his first open-air rally since a near-death illness four years ago, has warned about the threat of a nuclear war if the United States or Israel attack Iran.
Tue, 31 Aug 2010 14:55:25 GMT
Fidel says illness almost killed him
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro has spoken of his illness, which forced him to leave power, for the first time, saying he "was at death's door."
Sat, 28 Aug 2010 01:49:26 GMT
Bin Laden is a CIA agent, Castro says
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro has said al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden is a US agent used by former US President George W. Bush to scare the world.
Fri, 13 Aug 2010 21:18:47 GMT
I am still a revolutionary, Castro says
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro has celebrated his 84th birthday in style, saying he will remain faithful to his ideas about revolution.
Sun, 08 Aug 2010 01:36:38 GMT
Castro warns of 'nuclear holocaust'
Former Cuban President Fidel Castro has delivered a speech to the country's parliament to warn against US threats against Iran and the danger of a global nuclear war.
Fri, 06 Aug 2010 01:14:41 GMT
Cuba slams inclusion on US blacklist
Cuba has condemned the inclusion of the island on a US blacklist, calling on Washington to "immediately" remove it from the list of states sponsoring terrorism.
Mon, 02 Aug 2010 13:59:00 GMT
Cuba to cut state control in economy
Cuban President Raul Castro says his government intends to "update the Cuban economic model" by promoting business privatization and further reducing state control.
Thu, 29 Jul 2010 07:16:56 GMT
Castro memoirs to come out in August
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro says he will recount the story of how he came to power in his memoirs to be released in August.
Sun, 11 Jul 2010 10:09:35 GMT
Fidel makes rare public appearance
Former Cuban president Fidel Castro has made his first appearance in public outside Havana, ever since he retired from public life in 2006.
Sun, 11 Jul 2010 08:04:38 GMT
Cuba begins releasing dissidents
Cuba has begun releasing a group of political prisoners, journalists and activists, as part of a Vatican-brokered deal to free 52 of them.
Thu, 08 Jul 2010 10:04:35 GMT
Cuba set to free 52 political prisoners
Responding to international calls, Cuba has agreed to free 52 of its political prisoners in what is believed to be the largest release of captive dissidents in the country in decades.
Thu, 03 Jun 2010 00:34:54 GMT
'Israeli attack was Nazi fascist fury'
Former Cuban President Fidel Castro has condemned Israel's attack on the Freedom Flotilla as "Nazi fascist fury."
Sun, 25 Apr 2010 20:20:16 GMT
Cuba challenges US over embargo
Cuba has challenged US to lift its embargo "even for a year", after Secretary of State Hillary Clinton charged that Cuban leaders benefit from the restriction.
Thu, 25 Feb 2010 16:01:24 GMT
Cuba ready to talk to US under equal terms
Cuba insists that the Island is quite prepared to open talks on "all" subjects with the United States under "equal" terms, Brazil's official Estado News Agency reports.
Thu, 25 Feb 2010 10:13:32 GMT
Lula sees Castro 'exceptionally' healthy
Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva says Cuba's revolutionary leader Fidel Castro looks "exceptionally well" after years of ailment.
Wed, 24 Feb 2010 09:03:35 GMT
Cuban dissident dies on hunger strike
Well-known Cuban dissident Orlando Zapata Tamayo has died in a Havana hospital after 85 days of a hunger strike, medical sources say.
Sun, 21 Feb 2010 06:03:52 GMT
Cuba says US is trying to destabilize it
Cuba has once again accused the United States of trying to destabilize the country after high-ranking US officials met Cuban dissidents.
Wed, 17 Feb 2010 18:34:20 GMT
Top US envoy heads to Cuba for migration talks
The United States has sent a high-ranking envoy to Cuba to promote talks with the Island on the betterment of ties regarding migration issues.
Sat, 16 Jan 2010 12:27:11 GMT
Fidel blames West imperialism for Haitian poverty
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro has strongly criticized the West for its 'abusive' economic approach that has brought about 'shame' in Haiti.
Wed, 06 Jan 2010 02:44:59 GMT
Cuba protests US screening of passengers
Cuba has summoned the top US diplomat on the island to protest the screening of passengers of 14 countries, including Cuba, entering or leaving the United States.
Tue, 22 Dec 2009 03:26:58 GMT
'Obama foiled Copenhagen climate summit'
Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez has criticized US President Barack Obama for helping to 'thwart' efforts meant to reach a legally binding climate change deal.
Mon, 21 Dec 2009 10:04:10 GMT
Castro accuses US of plotting against Cuba
Cuban President Raul Castro has accused the US of continuing hostile policies against his government through distribution of illegal satellite equipment.
Wed, 16 Dec 2009 02:21:25 GMT
Cuba arrests US citizen for subversive activities
Cuba has arrested a US citizen for handing out cellphones, laptops, and other communications equipment to Cuban dissidents on behalf of the Obama administration.
Tue, 15 Dec 2009 03:00:37 GMT
Castro warns of the empire's new plots
Fidel Castro has criticized the US empire for launching an offensive, this time with the help of a “friendly smile and African-American face.”
Mon, 14 Dec 2009 00:36:54 GMT
Raul Castro condemns 'electoral farce' in Honduras
Cuban President Raul Castro has condemned the US-supported coup in Honduras and called for the reinstatement of ousted president Manuel Zelaya.
Sun, 13 Dec 2009 23:40:55 GMT
Cuban Five issue statement
A Miami court has reduced the sentences of three of five Cuban nationals convicted of spying and imprisoned in the United States since 1998.
Thu, 10 Dec 2009 10:46:55 GMT
Obama 'cynic' to accept Nobel Prize
Cuba's revolutionary leader Fidel Castro has accused US President Barack Obama of cynicism for his acceptance of the Nobel Peace Prize in time of the US war in Afghanistan.
Wed, 09 Dec 2009 16:38:00 GMT
US exports 'violence' to Latin America, says Fidel
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro says the US has never ceased its "exceptional cynicism" towards the revolutionary nations in Latin America over the past 50 years.
Wed, 09 Dec 2009 02:53:12 GMT
Havana calls for release of Cuban Five
An international colloquium was held in Cuba to condemn the US government for unjustly imprisoning five Cubans in the United States for more than eleven years.
Wed, 09 Dec 2009 02:43:10 GMT
Climate change is world's most pressing problem: Castro
In a recent commentary, Cuba's Fidel Castro discussed his country's friendship with Venezuela and the problems created by the United States during Cuba's struggle for independence.
Fri, 27 Nov 2009 06:40:59 GMT
Cuba kicks off 'deterrent' military maneuvers
The Cuban armed forces say they have launched a three-day military exercise to 'deterrent capability' of country and prevent a military confrontation.
Sun, 22 Nov 2009 03:20:21 GMT
Cuba to hold military exercise to deter the empire
Cuba warns that the island is holding a military exercise next week to boost preparedness against any possible US attack.
Thu, 19 Nov 2009 23:50:40 GMT
Cuba slams HRW report
A report slamming Cuba's treatment of its dissidents is only meant to justify Washington's failed, genocidal economic embargo, Cuban state media says.
Tue, 17 Nov 2009 07:26:23 GMT
Cuba to launch nationwide military exercise
Cuba has scheduled a late November three-day cross-country military exercise in order to mark the country's National Defense Day.
Mon, 26 Oct 2009 14:44:12 GMT
Fidel Castro's sister unveils CIA links
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro's younger sister, Juanita, has revealed in her book that she had conspired with the CIA against the rule of his communist brother.
Sun, 25 Oct 2009 18:44:44 GMT
'Spain passes Obama message to Cuba'
US President Barack Obama has asked Spain to send Cuba a message, urging the communist island to accelerate reform process if it wants improved ties with Washington.
Sat, 10 Oct 2009 19:27:32 GMT
Fidel Castro calls Obama prize a 'positive step'
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro says awarding Barack Obama with the Peace Nobel Prize is a "positive step" as the young US president has a lot to accomplish.
Fri, 09 Oct 2009 19:21:29 GMT
Cuba hits at Obama 'lip service' and Nobel Prize
The peace prize which was awarded to Barack Obama for his international diplomacy initiatives has met with criticism in Cuba, where the word is the president of the United States has been rewarded solely for the "promises" he has made.
Wed, 30 Sep 2009 03:20:18 GMT
Cuba and US hold high-level talks
The US State Department has announced the conclusion of a six-day visit by a senior US official to Cuba.
Tue, 22 Sep 2009 17:02:35 GMT
'Castro suggested nuclear strike against US'
A private American research group claims it has acquired documents pointing to former Cuban leader Fidel Castro's advocacy of a nuclear attack against the US.
Fri, 18 Sep 2009 00:44:16 GMT
Cuba, US discuss mail exchange
Cuba and the US have opened negotiations in Havana to re-establish direct postal exchanges, which have been cut off for almost half-a-century.
Tue, 15 Sep 2009 09:00:40 GMT
Obama extends trade ban against Cuba
President Barack Obama has extended the US trade embargo against Cuba, despite a prior easing of travel restrictions and restarting diplomatic contacts with Havana.
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