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 Castro resigns as Cuba Communist Party Leader
Castro resigns as Cuba Communist Party Leader
Not only has Castro surprised many by stepping down as the leader for the ruling party of Cuba, but he has also changed the laws so the Cubans can purchase and sell property for the first time since 1959 picked by NoPantsMan 6 months ago
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 Castro defends athlete who kicked judge in face
Castro defends athlete who kicked judge in face
"I saw when the judges blatantly stole fights from two Cuban boxers in the semifinals," Castro wrote. "Our fighters ... had hopes of winning, despite the judges, but it was useless. They were condemned beforehand." AAAAW! Poor Zombie Fidel. picked by Frunchroom 3 years ago
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 Communist Party USA Donates Its Archives to NYU
Communist Party USA Donates Its Archives to NYU
The Communist Party USA has donated a vast collection of its photographs and documents, including smuggled directives from Moscow, to New York University. picked by suebe 5 years ago
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 Cuba, Venezuela strengthen economic ties
Cuba, Venezuela strengthen economic ties
HAVANA (Reuters) - Revolutionary allies Cuba and Venezuela signed a raft of economic accords on Monday aimed at furthering cooperation, including plans for nickel and oil development and a billion-dollar petrochemical complex in Cuba. picked by wags273 4 years ago
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 Florida Leaders Oppose Easing Travel To Cuba
Florida Leaders Oppose Easing Travel To Cuba
"This is the time to support pro-democracy activists in Cuba, not provide the Castro regime with a resource windfall," Martinez said. "Changing travel restrictions for U.S. citizens will simply allow Americans to contribute to the resources available to the Castro regime to perpetuate its repression." picked by bingo 2 years ago
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 Dalai Lama stepping down as Tibetan political leader
Dalai Lama stepping down as Tibetan political leader
"As early as the 1960s, I have repeatedly stressed that Tibetans need a leader, elected freely by the Tibetan people, to whom I can devolve power," the Dalai Lama said in a prepared speech on the anniversary of the 1959 Tibetan uprising against Chinese control. "Now, we have clearly reached the time to put this into effect." picked by drogue 7 months ago
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 An unclenched fist?
An unclenched fist?
Raúl Castro, Cuba's leader, appears to welcome talks with America on political freedoms. picked by Bornbad 2 years ago
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 BREAKING NEWS: Castro Resigns As Cuban President
BREAKING NEWS: Castro Resigns As Cuban President
"I neither will aspire to nor will I accept -- I repeat -- I neither will aspire to nor will I accept, the position of president of the council of state and commander in chief." picked by punthe 4 years ago
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 Castro to Ahmadinejad: Leave the Jews Alone
Castro to Ahmadinejad: Leave the Jews Alone
Does this release him from the "Axis of Evil"? Cuban Leader Fidel Castro attacks Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for his anti-Semitism in an interview with The Atlantic's Jeffrey Goldberg. Quotes include "I don't think anyone has been slandered more than the Jews" and "The Jews have lived an existence that is much harder than ours. There is nothing that compares to t... read full post picked by Bornbad 1 year ago
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 Castro thought to have cancer.
Castro thought to have cancer.
Cuban dictator could have only months to live. picked by tomphoolry 5 years ago
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 Obama to ease Cuban restrictions
Obama to ease Cuban restrictions
President Barack Obama is poised to offer an olive branch to Cuba in an effort to repair the US's tattered reputation in Latin America. picked by JoshSF49 3 years ago
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 CIA tried to get mafia to kill Castro
CIA tried to get mafia to kill Castro
The CIA declassified hundreds of pages of long-secret records that detail some of the agency's worst illegal abuses during about 25 years of overseas assassination attempts, domestic spying and kidnapping. picked by DrNothing 4 years ago
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 Fidel Castro Speech Database
Fidel Castro Speech Database
Ever wanted to know what Castro said at a luncheon in Algiers? Now you can!

This database includes speeches, interviews, etc., by Fidel Castro from 1959 to 1996. picked by melgesevad 4 years ago
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 Castro takes questions, warns of nuclear war
Castro takes questions, warns of nuclear war
Fidel Castro is taking questions from dozens of Cuban ambassadors at the Foreign Ministry and warning them of the threat of global nuclear war, in his most overtly political public act since re-emerging from four years of near total seclusion. picked by Bornbad 1 year ago
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 U.S. couple spied for Cuba for 30 years, investigators allege
U.S. couple spied for Cuba for 30 years, investigators allege
A married couple in their 70s was accused Friday of spying for Fidel Castro's Cuba for 30 years while the husband was a top intelligence analyst at the State Department.

Walter Kendall Myers, known as "Agent 202" to the Cubans, and his wife, Gwendolyn Steingraber Myers, "Agent 123" and "E-634," were nabbed at a Washington hotel following an undercover FBI sting picked by bingo 2 years ago
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 Joke Campaign Wins Election in Iceland
Joke Campaign Wins Election in Iceland
In his acceptance speech he tried to calm the fears of the other 65.3 percent. “No one has to be afraid of the Best Party,” he said, “because it is the best party. If it wasn’t, it would be called the Worst Party or the Bad Party. We would never work with a party like that.” picked by cecilberman 1 year ago
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 Russian Communist Party Angered by New Indiana Jones Movie
Russian Communist Party Angered by New Indiana Jones Movie
Russian Communist Party members condemned the new "Indiana Jones" film on Friday as crude, anti-Soviet propaganda that distorts history and called for it to be banned from Russian screens. picked by lunasol 3 years ago
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 Communist Christofias wins Cyprus presidential vote
Communist Christofias wins Cyprus presidential vote
Communist party leader Demetris Christofias won Cyprus's presidential election on Sunday and agreed immediately to meet the leader to the island's breakaway Turkish-Cypriot community to revive reunification efforts. picked by topofall 4 years ago
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 Private Travel to Cuba: An Illustrated Guide
Private Travel to Cuba: An Illustrated Guide
Two intrepid travelers decided to go the opposite route: to take a vacation to the real Cuba, staying with local people to take advantage of the native sights, sounds, tastes and colours. picked by isivoilof 2 years ago
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 The Cuban farm revolution 'forgot'...
The Cuban farm revolution 'forgot'...
A relic of Cuba's past, or a glimpse of its future...? picked by Ziaphra 5 years ago
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 Man trying to challenge Cuba travel ban still free
Man trying to challenge Cuba travel ban still free
A U.S. citizen trying to challenge the ban on travel to Cuba on Friday bemoaned his inability to get arrested or cited — even after having his passport stamped in Havana and bringing back Cuban memorabilia. picked by kakana 2 years ago
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