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WBZ Archives: Fidel Castro Speaks at Harvard In 1959. On April 25, 1959, Harvard University welcomed a young Cuban revolutionary named Fidel Castro, to give a speech in front of 5,000 students and Bostonians at the Harvard football stadium. Program: WBZ 70th Anniversary. Categories: News Local News ...

A new Politico cover story reveals how an ABC journalist named Lisa Howard conducted a secret liaison with Cuba's Fidel Castro, eventually establishing a secret back channel between Castro's office and the White House. For more, we speak with Peter Kornbluh, who directs the Cuba ...
In the rugged Sierra Maestra mountains near where Fidel Castro made his hideout as he led a guerrilla uprising in the late 1950s, Cubans say they are still grateful for the land reforms and modern amenities his leftist revolution brought. Fidel Castro's younger brother, Raul Castro, 86, steped down as ...
She opened it and saw the man she had been waiting for: Fidel Castro, the 37-year-old leader of the Cuban revolution and one of America's leading Cold War antagonists. “You may be the prime minister, but I'm a very important journalist. How dare you keep me waiting,” Howard declared with mock anger.
In the rugged Sierra Maestra mountains near where Fidel Castro made his hideout as he led a guerrilla uprising in the late 1950s, Cubans say they are still grateful for the land reforms and modern amenities his leftist revolution brought to the area.

HAVANA, March 29 (Xinhua) -- More than a million people have visited Fidel Castro's mausoleum in eastern Cuba since it opened in December 2016, including several world leaders and international celebrities, state daily Granma said on Thursday. Former Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa was ...
King had nothing to say when hundreds of Miami Cubans went out into the street waving Cuban flags to celebrate Fidel Castro's death, so I can only assume his decision to mock Gonzalez's deployment of the Cuban flag was a politically motivated attempt to undermine her powerful statements on gun ...
Guantanamo, Cuba Mar 28 (Prensa Latina) Delegates participating in the 10th Meeting of Educators Guantanamo-Dominican Republic highlighted today the role of Fidel Castro in the creation of the Association of Educators of Cuba and the Association of Educators of Latin America and the Caribbean.
Former Cuban president Fidel Castro will be honoured with the Nishan-e-Pakistan for rendering unwavering services to the South Asian country. The awards will be presented by the President of Pakistan. The Cuban ambassador to Pakistan will receive the Nishan-e-Pakistan for Castro at a formal ...
The firebrand human rights activist and lawyer Asma Jahangir will be conferred the Nishan-e-Imtiaz award on Pakistan Day in recognition of her public services for the country, according to a press release issued on Saturday. The President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, as the Head of State, will be ...
The Canadian government was recently forced to deny a rumour that Cuban dictator Fidel Castro is Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's real father. Here are other twisted stories revolving around the lineage of some of the most popular world leaders. 1/5. Agencies ...
Fifteen months after the passing of Fidel Castro, Cuba has taken the first step toward creating an institution dedicated to preserving the work and legacy of the former leader. State media reported this week that Cuba formed a working group and convened about 30 people from various disciplines and ...
Spies, sex, Mafia hit men and James Bond-like killing devices. They sound like the stuff of an Ian Fleming novel or a movie thriller. But these are true-life details from America's first foray into the assassination business—a rather messy affair, as 007 might say. They can be found, many for the first time, ...
New World University: Justin Trudeau is Fidel Castro's Son. Come on, that resemblance is ... Theory: Rumor has it that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is not the son of former PM Pierre Trudeau, but is instead the illegitimate son of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro instead. Apparently, Margaret Trudeau ...
A persistent internet rumor has led Canada's government to officially deny that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is the love child of the late Cuban dictator Fidel Castro. The Associated Press reported the denial Sunday and added that “Cuba has never claimed it and Trudeau's parents never visited Cuba until ...
A story claiming that Fidel Castro was the father of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is not true. The Canadian government denied it, Cuba has never claimed it and Trudeau's parents never visited Cuba until several years after Justin Trudeau was born. The Feb. 1 suicide of Castro's oldest son, ...

Nearly 18 years have passed since the artist and activist Tania Bruguera first mounted — or attempted — “Untitled (Havana, 2000)” at the 7th Havana Biennial. Critical of the post-revolutionary politics of Cuba, it was shut down by censors within hours. Much has changed in the interim. Fidel Castro, the ...
He was then overthrown by the revolution of 1959, when Fidel Castro made Cuba a communist state. I make my trip to Cuba 10 years after Castro, the revolutionary, stood down as leader, and as the country bids farewell to his brother Raul, the fellow revolutionary who took over from him. But the majority ... Caribbean
She opened it and saw the man she had been waiting for: Fidel Castro, the 37-year-old leader of the Cuban revolution and one of America's leading Cold War antagonists. "You may be the prime minister, but I'm a very important journalist. How dare you keep me waiting," Howard declared with mock anger. secret
Some of the most influential people in the history of Florida include household names such as Henry Flagler, Walt Disney and … Fidel Castro? According to a new book from former U.S. Sen. George LeMieux and co-author Laura Mize, the late Cuban dictator's unlikely role in molding the Sunshine State ... secret
Fidel Castro's government initially executed or imprisoned many foes, and veered to Soviet-backed socialism in the early 1960s. Cuba backed revolutions across Latin America, and while most of those failed, the Castros' resistance to U.S. domination inspired millions across the continent and beyond. secret
Her dad sought refuge from Fidel Castro's regime by moving to New York in 1968. Her mother is a math tutor and worries about her: In an interview with CBS' "60 Minutes," mom, Beth, reminded viewers that Gonzalez is still young despite the strength she's displaying: "It's like she built herself a pair of wings ... secret
McNeese State will host Alina Fernandez, the daughter of the late Cuban leader Fidel Castro. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. Fernandez will present a reading from her book titled “Castro's Daughter: An Exile's Memoir of Cuba” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 28th, in the Tritico Theatre as part of the 2018 ... secret
Marita Lorenz was just 19 when she met and fell in love with Fidel Castro. It was February 27, 1959. The Cuban revolution had just taken over. She sailed into Havana Harbor aboard the German ship her father captained. “I didn't even know he was in power. He could have been a mechanic somewhere,” ... secret
To the square with Fidel, commanded Fidel Castro supporters, coaxing thousands to show up to watch tanks roll and troops march through Havana's Revolution Square, a show aimed at delivering the message to dissidents at home and the Yankees alike that the regime was capable of inflicting great loss ... secret
When Madison Mayor Paul Soglin announced his campaign for governor in January, it shouldn't have surprised anyone what Gov. Scott Walker's first line of attack would be. When Soglin first served as mayor, he met Fidel Castro twice and gave him the key to the city. When Castro finally passed away over ... secret
The son of the late Cuban dictator Fidel Castro has committed suicide, according to news reports. Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart killed himself Thursday after undergoing a months-long treatment for depression, Reuters reported, citing Cuban state-run media. >> Read more trending news. Doctors had been ... secret
The oldest son of late Cuban leader Fidel Castro killed himself on Thursday after months of treatment for depression, state media reported. He was 68. Official website Cubadebate said that Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart had been in a "deeply depressed state." A brief note read on state television said his ... secret
HAVANA, Feb 1 (Reuters) – The son of late Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart, committed suicide on Thursday after being treated for months for depression, Cuban state-run media reported. “Diaz-Balart, who had been attended by a group of doctors for several months due to ... secret
It was close but no cigar for anyone who bid less than $26,950 at auction for a signed box of Cuban cigars from Fidel Castro's personal collection. Boston-based RR Auction says Thursday that was the winning bid. The wooden Trinidad Fundadores cigar box was signed in blue felt tip by the longtime Cuban ... secret
On August 23rd 1968, Fidel Castro recognized, albeit discreetly, that the sovereignty of the Czechoslovakian State had been violated; but, he asked the Soviet Union's government to invade Cuba if something like what happened in Czechoslovakia were to take place! “We believe that Czechoslovakia was ... secret
Scott Walker defended giving a key to the city to former Cuban leader Fidel Castro, blasting Walker last week for making the 1975 move an early ... to the left when one of their leading candidates for Governor in Wisconsin is a mayor who gave brutal Communist dictator Fidel Castro the keys to the city!”. secret
New York Times Memorializes Mormon President Less Charitably Than They Did Fidel Castro. The New ... Faithful members of the church were understandably upset and angry that The New York Times memorialized Monson less charitably than it did Fidel Castro, Hugh Hefner, and even Charles Manson. secret
But here's how Times begins its Castro obituary: “Fidel Castro, the fiery apostle of revolution who brought the Cold War to the Western Hemisphere in 1959 and then defied the United States for nearly half a century as Cuba's maximum leader, bedeviling 11 American presidents and briefly pushing the world ... secret
Scott Walker in 2018, is defending his decision to give the key to the city to former Cuban dictator Fidel Castro in 1975, a move Walker is repeatedly ... to the left when one of their leading candidates for Governor in Wisconsin is a mayor who gave brutal Communist dictator Fidel Castro the keys to the city!". secret
#An embarrassment of Chicano park and the Anti-American sentiment: I feel sad for Chicanos and immigrants who participate in this act of hostility. #Not all Mexican Americans feel this way. I grew up back in the days when Chicanos didn't speak to immigrants. I remember taking Chicano studies and telling ... secret
The suicide of Fidel Castro's eldest son opens up many important subjects. The most obvious: one might come to think that his depression is Cuba's own depression, for example, that this is another irrevocable sign of change in this era. In this case, if we, the Cuban people, have been anyone over the past ... secret
BOSTON: A signed wooden box, containing a set of 24 cigars from the personal collection of Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro, has been sold for ... Beginning in 1980, Trinidad Fundadores were exclusively produced for Fidel Castro, and until 1998 the only boxes that were allowed to leave Cuba had been ... secret
Loved By Fidel Castro, This Indian Tree is Helping Fight Climate Change in Africa's Maghreb! A unique initiative in Tunisia is using India's moringa tree to transform Maghreb's agricultural landscape and fight against desertification. by Sanchari Pal December 9, 2017, 10:40 am ... secret
Fidel Castro, former president and leader of the Cuban revolution, died in November at age 90. Affectionately known as El Comandante in socialist Cuba, Fidel Castro's legacy will live in the hearts of not only the Cuban people but millions and millions around the world who thought of him as the man who ... secret
Remembering Fidel Castro's Death. December 8, 2017. | Paul Kengor, Ph. D. This past week marked the first anniversary of the death of Fidel Castro, our hemisphere's worst dictator for a half century. When we remember Castro's death, we should remember him for just that: death. Expressing the depths of Fidel's ... secret
Santiago de Cuba, Dec 7.- A Cuban anthological piece called ''Juramento'' was sung before the ashes of Fidel Castro in the Cemetery of Santa Ifigenia, to give a start to the 32nd International Chorus Festival. The famous Cuban musical composition written by Miguel Matamoros was arranged by recently ... secret
Not all of it has been good: Miami residents pumped to have a chef beloved by the internet in their midst started scouring his Instagram, and discovered an old photo of him impersonating Fidel Castro, one of the most hated historical figures in all of Miami. The post, which went up four days after Castro's ... secret
'The first year of the seed planted by our Commander Fidel Castro, a vigorous seed, will be completed,' said the text of the communique. secret
IN PICTURES: One year after his death, TeleSUR takes a look at how iconic Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro has been depicted in indelible ... secret
A supporter holds an image of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro at a tribute in Malaga, southern Spain, December 4, 2016. | Photo: Reuters. secret
The University of Belize teamed up with the Cuban Embassy for a tribute to Fidel Castro to mark the first anniversary of his death. secret
Cuba commemorates the first anniversary of the death of revolutionary father Fidel Castro on Saturday as it looks ahead to the post-Castro era. secret
A giant replica of Fidel Castro's emblematic olive-drab cap has been crafted out of sheet metal as a tribute by workers in the Argentinian town of ... secret


 

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