Inside the Cuban Hospitals That Castro Doesn't Want Tourists to See
The socialized medical system, delivered at no charge to Cuban patients, is a key propaganda tool of the Castro regime. “Since the triumph of the Revolution, making sure that Cubans have free health care has become a fundamental social cornerstone,” ...
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Obama and Raúl Castro Meet as US-Cuba Ties Deepen
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UNITED NATIONS — President Obama and President Raúl Castro of Cuba met Tuesday for the second time in six months, continuing a gradual warming of ties that has chipped away at decades of tension between the nations but upset conservative critics of ...
"A new era": Obama, Castro meet at UN
Cuban President Raúl Castro Calls for an End to the US Trade Embargo on His ...
Obama, Castro meet as they work on thawing US-Cuba ties
Rapprochement with Cuba is topic of debate at Tiger Bay Club
Yet he remained on the sidelines of the Cuba debate until 1980, when Castro announced that any Cuban who wanted to relocate to the U.S. could do so on a boat from the port in Mariel. Fernandez said many of the Cubans who fled were incarcerated in U.S. ...
Want to Do Business in Cuba? All Roads Lead to Raúl Castro's Son-in-Law
Omar Everleny Pérez is eager to show me how far Raúl Castro's overhaul of Cuba's socialist economy has advanced, and so, on a muggy evening in August, the 54-year-old economist invites me into his home in Havana's Marianao neighborhood. Above his ...
The US and Cuba: a storied history
End Cuba Embargo, Say Obama and Castro at United Nations
Castro urged Obama to use executive powers to begin dismantling Cuban embargo
Pope meets with Fidel Castro in Cuba
Francis was greeted by Castro at Jose Marti International airport in Havana, where the Pope urged Cuba to grant its people the "freedom, the means and the space" to practice their faith -- an implicit criticism of the many restrictions the country ...
Pope Francis meets Fidel Castro
Pope meets with Fidel Castro, urges Cubans to 'serve people,' not ideas
Pope Francis Meets with Fidel Castro on Second Day of Cuba Visit
Cuba's really terrible internet, explained
Since the communist revolution of 1959, the Castro regime has enforced a strict ban on all forms of information flow that challenge official policy and history. Enforcing such censorship has been relatively easy for an island nation that has a monopoly ...
The quiet man who controls Cuba's big money
Cubans brace for the American invasion
Cuba's Castro slams US trade embargo at United Nations
UNITED NATIONS Cuba's President Raul Castro, speaking at the United Nations for the first time, on Saturday hailed renewed diplomatic ties with the United States as "major progress" but slammed a U.S. trade embargo as the top obstacle to Cuba's ...
Governor Cuomo and Raúl Castro of Cuba Meet
Obama, Cuba's President Raul Castro to Meet in New York
Raul Castro: US economic blockade against Cuba is 'main obstacle' to Cuba's ...
Pope Francis will meet Fidel Castro in Cuba – if ex-president's health allows
Pope Francis will meet with Fidel Castro during his upcoming visit to communist-controlled Cuba if the former president's health is strong enough, according to news reports. Citing a senior Vatican official who is helping to organise the three-day ...
Pope Said to Seek Meeting With Ailing Fidel Castro on Cuba Trip
New York Gov. Cuomo, Cuban President Castro talk economic ties
Castro's speech to a gathering of world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly on Saturday was his first appearance before the world body. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio met with Cuban President Raúl Castro during the weekend. Cuba estimates ...
On Friday, Cuban media reported that Raul Castro has ordered the release of more than 3,500 prisoners ahead of the pope's arrival, just as he and his brother had done in advance of visits by the previous two popes. “[P]risoners were chosen for early ...
Cuba pardons thousands of prisoners ahead of papal visit
For Pope Francis, an unfinished mission in Cuba
Cuba pardons 3522 prisoners ahead of Pope Francis visit