Raul Castro
Raul Castro Eases International Travel Restrictions for Cubans
By Mariela Rosario | 05/13/2011 - 11:00

Raul Castro announced this week that the Cuban government will allow citizens of the island nation to travel abroad freely, as tourists, for the first time in 50 years. Although there was not a formal law keeping Cubans from traveling, they were forced to endure many bureaucratic obstacles, including a requirement of an invitation letter from a foreign country, in order to leave.


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Fidel Castro
Fidel Castro Steps Down: For Real This Time
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 04/19/2011 - 15:00

For real, for real?
 
Fidel Castro, who first stepped out of the limelight (sort of) after becoming seriously ill in 2006, then handed over power to his brother Raul Castro in 2008, has made it official. He resigned his role as secretary of Cuba’s Communist Party on Tuesday.
 


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Direct Flights from Puerto Rico to Cuba Now Available
Direct Flights from Puerto Rico to Cuba Now Available
By Amaris Castillo | 03/09/2011 - 14:30

U.S. citizens looking to visit Cuba now have more options of departure locations after eight new airports were given permission to schedule flights to and from the island nation.


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POLL: Artist Manipulates Iconic Che Guevara Image
POLL: Che Guevara as a Puppy: Offensive or Just Silly?
By Stacey Rivera | 01/31/2011 - 16:30

It's kind of a long story but the basics are, a British greeting card company that takes iconic photos and replaces the subject with a dog has manipulated that incredibly famous photo of Che seen on T-Shirts, etc. and the original photographer's daughter is so mad about it, she is suing.

Our question is: Do you find this offensive or just kind of silly?


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Travel to Cuba Skyrockets
Travel to Cuba Skyrockets
By Mariela Rosario | 12/08/2010 - 11:15

Travel to Cuba has grown incredibly fast over the last year with over 1,000 American visitors entering the country every day!


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Castro Says Tea Party is Leading U.S. to Fascism
Castro Says Tea Party is Leading U.S. to Fascism
By Fox News Latino | 11/19/2010 - 14:00

In a recent report published in the Cuban state-run newspaper, Granma, Fidel Castro made a bold declaration about American politics when speaking to a group of studens visiting Havana.

What was on his mind? The rise of the Tea Party in the United States. He called the country a "ruined nation" and said the new movement was "extreme right," warning that Tea Party activists were leading the country towards fascism.


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Cuban Government Denounces Popular Video Game
Virtual Assassination Attempt on Fidel Castro has Cuban Government Up in Arms
By Mariela Rosario | 11/11/2010 - 09:36

The Cuban government is harshly criticizing a new video game released this week in the U.S. Call of Duty: Black Ops was expected to be one of the highest selling video games of the year and sold $360 million in its first 24 hours on sale. Its release this week has been highly anticipated by gamers all across the country.


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All 68 Passengers Dead in Fatal Cuban Plane Crash
68 Passengers Dead in Fatal Cuban Plane Crash
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 11/05/2010 - 15:30

All 68 people on board were killed when a state airliner crashed in central Cuba on its way to Havana Thursday. The plane appeared to be one of the last carrying Cubans as well as European and Latin American tourists from Santiago ahead of the Hurricane Tomas.


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Obama Admin Considers Further Lift on Travel Bans to Cuba
Obama Admin Discusses Further Lift on Travel Bans to Cuba
By Elayne Fluker | 08/19/2010 - 16:00

The Obama administration is planning to further ease restrictions on travel to Cuba, which has been subjected to US sanctions since John F. Kennedy's presidency. According to recent reports, the announcement could come as early as next week, but no final decision has been made yet.


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Cuban Rapper Yotuel Romero's New Punk Sound
By Grace Bastidas | 07/16/2010 - 08:00

The Orishas may be no more, but Cuban rapper Yotuel Romero is now performing with a new band and a new sound called Afro Cuban Punk. Here, he tells us all about it:


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