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Nevertheless, there remains serious political opposition to expanding trade with a country seen as still dominated by Cuban revolutionary dictator Fidel Castro and, by extension, his brother President Raul Castro, a socialist leader. Moreover, trade ...
And by the way, isn't it a funny coincidence that Raul Castro has the same surname as Fidel Castro, the revolutionary leader who shaped modern Cuba ?

Since President Raul Castro loosened restrictions on small businesses six years ago, private restaurants have flourished, especially in the capital where income is higher and an increasing flow of tourists demand better fare and service than what is ...
These new measures have also been negotiated following the two years that have followed the historic ice-breaking talks between President Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro. These effectively paved the way for an eventual end to the economic ...
In the time since Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro agreed to normalize relations, the Cuban government made 8,616 politically motivated arrests in 2015, and 7,418 in the first six months of 2016, according to the human rights group.
Others also wished that Raul Castro die, because what good would it be if one of them died and the other one continued to stand on his two feet.
The president of the Assembly of People's Power in Guantanamo highlighted that the presence of Cuban President Raul Castro was a positive incentive. Raul Castro remained with the people and the authorities of Guantanamo after the devastating hit by ...
Cuban President Raul Castro speaks with reporters after bidding farewell to French President Francois Hollande at Jose Marti International Airport in Havana.
Havana - Premier Abdelmalek Sellal met Thursday in Havana (Cuba) with President of Cuba's Council of State and Ministers Raul Castro Ruz. For the Algerian side, Minister of State, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Ramtane ...
HAVANA TIMES - hurricane Matthew swept the eastern part of Cuba, with winds gusting up to 300 km per hour, heavy rain and strong swells.
Cuban President Raul Castro presided over a working meeting to learn about the details of the recuperation works underway in the Cuban easternmost city of Baracoa, severely affected by hurricane Matthew.
FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015 file photo Cuba's President Raul Castro, center, smiles as Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, left, and Commander the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia or FARC, Timoleon Jimenez, known as ...
FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2015 file photo, Josefina Vidal, Cuba's director-general of U.S. affairs, speaks to reporters beside Gustavo Machin, the deputy chief, backdropped by framed images of Cuba's President Raul Castro, from left, former Cuban leader ...
March 2016: President Obama makes a three-day visit to Cuba and holds talks with President Raul Castro. He expresses hope the embargo will be ended, but it can only be lifted by the US Congress which is controlled by Republicans who oppose the move.
Behind, from left, are Norway's Foreign Minister Borge Brende, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki Moon, Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto, Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, Cuba's President Raul Castro, and Spain's former King Juan Carlos.
FILE - In this Sept, 26, 2016 file photo, the top commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, Rodrigo Londono, right, shakes hands with Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos, left, as Cuba's President Raul Castro, center, looks on ...
Cuban President Raul Castro met with leaders of Lesotho and Namibia to boost relations and co-operation with the African nations.
HAVANA TIMES - With a skillful juggling act, Raul Castro surprises us with a new facet of his, presenting himself as a leader and guardian of peace in Colombia.
Cuban President Raul Castro officially welcomed on Thursday visiting Japanese Premier Shinzo Abe and held talks on bilateral relations between their nations.
On the afternoon of September 24, 2016 local time, Premier Li Keqiang held talks at the Palace of the Revolution in Havana with President of the Council of State and Council of Ministers Raul Castro Ruz of Cuba. Li Keqiang firstly conveyed President Xi ...
"This is a modest homage we wanted to pay Gabo, because during his trips to Cuba, he used to talk a lot with Fidel and me about peace in Colombia" Raul told the journalists and added the writer would go over and over on the need to have such a moment ...
Chinese premier Li Keqiang has met with Cuban President Raul Castro in Havana. The meeting was followed by signings of around 30 agreements on economic cooperation in such areas as science, agriculture, industry, energy, public health and ...
Abe, the first Japanese premier to visit Cuba, discussed the nuclear question in meetings with both Fidel and Raul Castro, the brothers who have ruled the communist island since 1959.
To begin in Cuba where Premier Li Keqiang has met with Cuban President Raul Castro in the country's capital Havana. The visit is the final part of Li's three-nation tour, following visits to the United Nations in New York and then Canada.
The Japanese Prime Minister met Raul Castro later in the evening to discuss how Japan and Cuba could deepen bilateral relations, in particular in the commercial and economic spheres, Cuban state media reported.
Abe, the first Japanese premier to visit Cuba, discussed the nuclear question in meetings with both Fidel and Raul Castro, the brothers who have ruled the communist island since 1959.
HAVANA TIMES - The Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe, met separately on Thursday with Cuban President Raul Castro and his brother and former President Fidel Castro on a visit to the island to revive bilateral ties, reported dpa news.
Local children work on building their own pinatas at Raul Castro Park, in part of the 2016 Fiestas Patrias. Fiestas Patrias 2016: Celebrating Mexico's Independence.
"Raul Castro wants to encourage that kind of economy but puts a number of obstacles and bottlenecks in the way that impedes these small business people from really flourishing.
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani arrives in Cuba for an official visit aimed at expanding bilateral political and economic ties.
Community members have begun a number of service projects for the United Way of the Black Hill's annual Day of Caring. Community members have begun a number of service projects for the United Way of the Black Hill's annual Day of Caring.
HAVANA - Presiden Iran Hassan Rouhani dilaporkan akan melakukan pertemuan dengan Presiden Kuba Raul Castro. Pertemuan itu rencananya akan dilakukan saat Rouhani melakukan kunjungan ke Havana.
Rouhani met with Castro at the latter's residence in western Havana prior to a meeting with his brother and President, Raul Castro. Rouhani arrived in the Cuban capital earlier in the day for a short visit to boost economic cooperation between Tehran ...
Cuban President Raul Castro met on Sunday with Kim Yong Nam, president of the Presidium of the People's Supreme Assembly of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), as well as with Indian Vice President Hamid Ansari.
Havana, Cuba, Sep 19.- Cuban President Raul Castro said that when the 120 Non-Aligned nations act shoulder to shoulder their strength cannot be underestimated.
Raul Castro noted the importance of the Movement in the struggle against colonization and for the independence, sovereignty and self-determination of peoples.
Cuba President Raul Castro arrived this Friday, September 16th, in Venezuela, to attend the XVII Summit of the Non-aligned Movement.
President Raul Castro's government blocks internet access to dissident media, such as the country's most famous blogger Yoani Sanchez, as well as stridently anti-Castro, Miami-based outlets.
Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard wrapped up his two-day visit to Cuba on Tuesday with a surprise meeting with President Raul Castro - a meeting that was not on the premier's original schedule. Couillard - the first Quebec premier to make an official ...
Cuban President Raul Castro and the visiting Premier of Quebec Philippe Couillard on Tuesday agreed to boost economic ties between the two sides.
U.S. diplomats at our new embassy in Cuba asked him to stop, but he refused until Cuban leader Raul Castro ends violence against dissidents.
The military's long-standing business wing, GAESA, assumed a higher profile after Gen. Raul Castro became president in 2008, positioning the armed forces as perhaps the prime beneficiary of a post-detente boom in tourism.
As for Cuba, neither Fidel Castro or Raul Castro were at the airport to greet Obama for the historic meeting between U.S. and Cuban leaders in March - a sign of "no respect," Trump tweeted at the time.





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