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Castro meets experts to discuss threats to human species


February 12th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 12 (IANS/EFE) Former Cuban president Fidel Castro has met experts from 22 countries to discuss subjects related to dangers threatening the human species.The meeting was the 85-year-old Cuban ... Read more...

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Socialism can’t resolve all ills: Fidel Castro (Lead)


February 5th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 5 (IANS/EFE) Fidel Castro says he now realises it was a mistake to think that socialism can resolve all economic problems.Castro made the candid admission during the release ... Read more...

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Twitter fuels Fidel Castro death rumor


January 5th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Havana, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cuban leaders do not find Fidel Castro’s death rumor on Twitter funny. The country’s administration has spoken against the rumor which spread over the miniblog this week.... Read more...

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US concerned about safety of Libya’s oil reserves, not peace: Castro


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Cuba, Feb.23 (ANI): Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro has said that America is not worried about maintaining peace in Libya but is more concerned about country's oil reserves.In a column published in ... Read more...

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Castro takes responsibility for persecution of gays


September 1st, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 1 (IANS/EFE) Former Cuban president Fidel Castro says he bears total responsibility for the persecution of homosexuals at the beginning of the Cuban revolution. Castro told Carmen Lira, editor of ... Read more...

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Castro admits he was “at death’s door” when he gave up power


August 31st, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 31 (ANI): Former Cuban President Fidel Castro has admitted he was "at death's door" when he gave up power four years ago, saying he was weak, dangerously thin and thought ... Read more...

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I was at death’s door, says Castro


August 31st, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 31 (IANS/EFE) After a serious illness that took him four years to recover, former Cuban president Fidel Castro has said he felt like he "rose from the dead ... Read more...

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Fidel Castro addresses Cuban parliament


August 8th, 2010 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Aug 7 (IANS) Cuba's revolutionary leader Fidel Castro Saturday delivered a speech on the Iranian nuclear issue before country's parliament, his first official appearance in four years. Dressed in his ... Read more...

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Ex-Cuba strongman Fidel Castro releases his autobiography


August 3rd, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Havana (Cuba), Aug.3 (ANI): Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro has released his autobiography at a closed-door ceremony here.According to the web site walesonline.co.uk, the book contains an autobiographical section and describes his ... Read more...

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Castro to release first volume of memoirs in August


July 28th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Havana (Cuba), July 28 (ANI): Former Cuban president Fidel Castro has announced plans to release the first volume of his memoirs. The Strategic Victory, which tells the story of how a few ... Read more...

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Maradona expresses admiration of Castro


July 25th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, July 25 (DPA) Argentine football legend Diego Maradona is an admirer of long-time Cuban leader Fidel Castro, he said in an interview published in official Cuban media. "Tell Fidel that I love ... Read more...

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Fidel Castro to appear on public TV after almost a year


July 12th, 2010 - 11:52 pm ICT by BNO News
HAVANA, CUBA (BNO NEWS) -- Fidel Castro on Monday will be appearing live on public television for the first time in years, state media said.Castro, 83, will be hosting a special discussion ... Read more...

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Castro blows kisses in surprise public appearance (Lead)


July 11th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, July 11 (IANS) Workers at a scientific institute in the Cuban capital were thrilled when, in a rare public appearance four years after handing over power, former president Fidel Castro paid ... Read more...

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Fidel Castro makes rare public appearance


July 11th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, July 11 (DPA) A Cuban website published photographs over the weekend of revolutionary leader Fidel Castro making his first public appearance since he resigned as president in mid-2006. The official Cubadebate website ... Read more...

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Cuban doctor says Fidel Castro once fancied her


April 11th, 2010 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, April 11 (IANS/EFE) A Cuban neurosurgeon has said former president Fidel Castro once felt "a very marked inclination" towards her. Hilda Molina, 66, who now lives in Argentina, however, described Castro ... Read more...

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Castro ready to talk with US under conditions of equality


February 25th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 25 (IANS/EFE) Cuban President Raul Castro has confirmed that his government is ready to talk with the US about any subject, but under conditions of equality, Brazil's official ... Read more...

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Journalist arrested in Cuba


February 2nd, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Feb 2 (IANS/EFE) The Cuban government's arrest of independent journalist Juan Carlos Reyes Ocana indicates that there is no positive move toward more press freedom on the communist island, said Reporters ... Read more...

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Cuba doesn’t lack future generation of leaders: Vice president


January 11th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Jan 11 (IANS/EFE) First Vice President Jose Ramon Machado has said that Cuba does not lack leaders to replace those who carried out the revolution that brought Fidel Castro to power ... Read more...

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Cuban economy grew 1.4 percent in 2009


December 22nd, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Dec 22 (EFE) The Cuban economy grew by only 1.4 percent in 2009, far from an initial forecast of 6 percent, the economy and planning minister told parliament. Marino Murillo told lawmakers ... Read more...

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Rumors Of Fidel Castro’s Death Circulating On Internet


November 19th, 2009 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov.19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Speculations are running high regarding Cuban dictator Fidel Castro as rumors are circulating in the internet that claim that the Cuban politician has passed away. Although the ... Read more...

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Fidel Castro Likely to be not dead


November 19th, 2009 - 3:51 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Punto Cero, Nov 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is a strong rumor that the Cuban Dictator Fidel Castro is dead. It is an unconfirmed rumor. Due to his failing health, Fidel ... Read more...

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Sean Penn flies to Cuba to interview Fidel Castro


October 27th, 2009 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 26 (IANS) Oscar-winning actor Sean Penn has jetted to Cuba to interview Fidel Castro for an article. Penn, who has come under fire for his support of the anti-US revolutionary ... Read more...

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Sean Penn to ‘interview Fidel Castro’


October 26th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): Sean Penn has flown all the way to Cuba to interview politician Fidel Castro for a magazine article, according to reports.The Oscar winner has been criticised for ... Read more...

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Fidel Castro fathered at least 10 children by a string of women, says book


September 27th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 27 (ANI): Cuban leader Fidel Castro has at least 10 children from his relationships with a string of women, if a new book is to be believed.Even though discussing ... Read more...

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Castro praises Obama’s `courageous’ stand on climate change


September 24th, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Sep 24 (EFE) Cuban leader Fidel Castro has praised US President Barack Obama for taking a "courageous" stand on climate change, but added it was not right that Obama tried ... Read more...

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Castro believes Obama wants to improve ties with Cuba


April 9th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, April 9 (EFE) Former Cuban president Fidel Castro has said he believes US President Barack Obama wants to improve relations with Cuba, but the US political reality will not make ... Read more...

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Cuba not afraid of talks with US: Fidel Castro


April 7th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, April 7 (EFE) Former Cuban president Fidel Castro has said his country is not afraid of dialogue with the US and did not want to extend the decades long confrontation ... Read more...

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Climate change more serious than financial crisis: Fidel Castro


April 3rd, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, April 3 (EFE) Former Cuban president Fidel Castro has said that climate change is more serious than the international economic crisis which was the main subject of Thursday's G20 summit in ... Read more...

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Castro denies his close associates replaced by those of Raul


March 5th, 2009 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, March 5 (Prensa Latina) Cuban leader Fidel Castro rejected media reports that his close associates in the government have been replaced by younger brother President Raul Castro's men. The Cuban leader said ... Read more...

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Fidel Castro in very good shape, says Hugo Chavez


February 28th, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
Caracas, Feb. 28 (ANI): Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has said 82-year-old former Cuban leader Fidel Castro seemed to be in a very, very good shape during their latest meeting in Cuba. Fidel ... Read more...

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Chavez makes surprise visit to Cuba


February 22nd, 2009 - 6:44 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 22 (IANS) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has arrived on a surprise visit to Cuba and met his counterpart Raul Castro, according to an official communique Saturday. This is Chavez's fifth visit ... Read more...

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Obama’s policies losing virginity: Fidel Castro


February 7th, 2009 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 7 (IANS) Former Cuban president Fidel Castro has criticised US President Barack Obama saying his "politics is losing virginity", the EFE news agency reported Saturday. "Sooner rather than later, Obama's politics ... Read more...

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No political concessions for Guantanamo return: Fidel Castro (Lead)


January 31st, 2009 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Jan 30 (DPA) Cuba will not grant any political concessions to the US for a possible return of the Guantanamo Bay naval base, the country's ailing revolutionary leader Fidel Castro has ... Read more...

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Castro writes about his lack of longevity (Lead)


January 23rd, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Jan 23 (DPA) Former Cuban president Fidel Castro said in an online essay that he doubts he would have the "privilege" to observe world events in four years and said he ... Read more...

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Fidel Castro hails Obama’s ‘honesty’


January 23rd, 2009 - 8:24 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Jan 23 (IANS) Ailing Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro has called new US President Barack Obama a "honest" person with good intentions, but expressed doubt whether he could transform those into ... Read more...

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