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CIA Operative Who Tracked Che Wins $1 Billion in Lawsuit
By Mariela Rosario | 06/01/2009 - 15:45

Gustavo Villoldo, 73, fled Cuba shortly after the revolution. His father, also named Gustavo, was a member of the upper class Cuban society that eventually came to represent all that was corrupt and wrong with society in the eyes of Fidel Castro and Ernesto "Che" Guevara.


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Fidel Castro Spotted, Brother Raul Replaces Fidel Loyalists With His Own
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 03/03/2009 - 16:10

An ailing Fidel Castro hasn’t made many public appearances since taking ill in 2006, prompting endless rumors about the Cuban leader’s proximity to death. The New York Times reports (via The Daily Beast)  Castro was spotted walking the streets of Havana recently after being released from the hospital. He casually strolled around, trailed heavily by security and sporting shorts and a track jacket.


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Fidel Castro on Rahm Emanuel’s Name: “It Appears Spanish…But It’s Not.”
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 02/11/2009 - 16:03

Ailing Cuban leader Fidel Castro wrote an editorial in the Granma Internacional titled Rahm Emanuel, where he oddly goes on and on about President Obama’s Chief of Staff. Castro wrote:


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Castro Slams Obama's Economic Plan
By Mariela Rosario | 02/09/2009 - 13:30

In an essay released Monday, ailing Cuban leader Fidel Castro criticized President Barack Obama's economic plans, saying that he intends to print "enormous sums of money" to pull America out of the financial crisis we are facing.


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New Photo of Fidel Castro Released
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 01/26/2009 - 14:20

A new photo Fidel Castro was released on Friday, temporarily quieting rumors that the former Cuban leader is gravely ill. The picture came from the office of Argentine President Cristina Fernandez two days after her meeting with Castro in Cuba. Castro, 82, can be seen standing next to Fernandez looking relatively strong.


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Fidel Castro Finally Speaks, Praises President Obama
By Yuliana Gomez | 01/22/2009 - 12:55

After several months of silence, ailing former Cuban leader Fidel Castro on Wednesday finally resurfaced. Castro, 82, posted to his column on Cuban-run website cubadebate.cu. According to Reuters UK, at one point in 2008, he was averaging 8 columns a month; the most recent message from Castro comes after more than a month of absence, leading to speculation over his ill health.


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VIDEO: CNN's Rick Sanchez Compares Joe The Plumber to Fidel Castro
By Monica Herrera | 01/16/2009 - 12:00

Twitter-loving CNN journo Rick Sanchez lashed out at Samuel Wurzelbacher (a.k.a. Joe the Plumber) on his show yesterday, in response to the "everyman" Republican's suggestion that media should be banned from covering the war.


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Raul Castro Vows to Extend the Revolution
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 01/02/2009 - 11:08

Cuban President Raul Castro spoke to supporters gathered to mark the 50th anniversary of the revolution that began when Fidel Castro seized control of Santiago de Cuba on New Years Day 1959, as Ernesto "Che" Guevara marched into Havana.


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Fidel Castro Loves Benicio del Toro's 'Che'
By Mariela Rosario | 11/20/2008 - 10:52


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