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Fidel Castro releases two-volume memoir


February 5th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 5 (IANS/EFE) Former Cuban President Fidel Castro presented a two-volume memoir at a public ceremony in Havana, where he referred to the mistake of believing that with socialism ... Read more...

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Che Guevara’s motorcycle companion dead


March 6th, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) Alberto Granado, the motorcycle companion of Ernesto Che Guevara, has died in Cuba at the age of 88, BBC reported.Cuban state media reported that Granado died ... Read more...

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Fidel Castro releases his book ‘The Strategic Victory’


August 3rd, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Aug 3 (IANS) Cuba's revolutionary leader Fidel Castro has released his book "The Strategic Victory", a memoir of the victory of his rebel forces against the country's dictator Fulgencio Batista in ... 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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Cuban TV runs series on attempts to kill Castro


March 9th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Havana, March 9 (IANS/EFE) Cuban state television has premiered the series "El que debe vivir", which will examine some of the 638 attempts to kill former president Fidel Castro. The first episode of ... Read more...

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Cuba celebrates 51 years of revolution


January 2nd, 2010 - 5:12 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Jan 2 (IANS/EFE) Cuba Friday celebrated the 51st anniversary of its revolution with traditional dances at the main squares of the communist-ruled island. State-run daily Granma Friday wrote what life was like ... 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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US forced Hemingway to leave Cuba: Report


August 4th, 2009 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Aug 4 (EFE) American writer Ernest Hemingway did not leave Cuba over his frustration with the government of Fidel Castro but was instead forced by the US government to abandon the ... Read more...

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Raul Castro ready to talk to US, but rules out negotiations on Cuba’s socialism


August 2nd, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 2 (ANI): Cuban President Raul Castro has said that he is ready to talk about everything and anything with the United States, but added that the country's political system was ... Read more...

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CIA offered singer Gloria Estefan a job as undercover agent


March 6th, 2009 - 7:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.6 (ANI): Grammy award winner singer Gloria Estefan has claimed that the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) offered her the job of a secret agent. Cuban Estefan said her ability to communicate ... Read more...

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Cuban revolution ’stronger than ever’ at 50: Raul Castro (Lead)


January 2nd, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago de Cuba, Jan 2 (DPA) At a subdued celebration far away from the capital Havana, President Raul Castro declared that the Cuban revolution after 50 years was "stronger than ever" ... Read more...

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Cuban Revolution survives 50 years despite changing world


January 2nd, 2009 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Jan 2 (DPA) Collapsed political systems, presidents who came and went, wars and attacks, broken alliances, rebuilt countries - 50 years of history unrolled across Latin America.Yet Cuba and its revolutionary ... Read more...

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Cuban revolution ’stronger than ever’ at 50: Raul Castro


January 2nd, 2009 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
Santiago de Cuba, Jan 2 (DPA) Cuban President Raul Castro said Thursday that the Cuban revolution after 50 years was "stronger than ever despite the obsessive and revengeful hate of the United ... Read more...

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Fifty years after revolution Cuba facing serious challenges


December 29th, 2008 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Dec 29 (EFE) As Cuba prepares to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the revolution that installed the communist government, the Caribbean island nation looks mired in a time warp.The 1950s Chevrolets ... Read more...

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Cuba won’t neglect defence: President


July 27th, 2008 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Havana, July 27 (DPA) Cuba will not "neglect" its defence regardless of who becomes the next US president, President Raul Castro has said. "The defence will not be neglected regardless of the ... Read more...

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Castro is a true son of Karl Marx: Bengal communists


February 23rd, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by admin
By Soudhriti Bhabani Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) Left icon Fidel Castro may not have any relevance in today's communist-ruled pro-capitalist West Bengal, but veteran leaders of the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) ... Read more...

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Cuban leader Castro steps down


February 19th, 2008 - 10:10 pm ICT by admin
(Leadall) Prensa Latina Havana, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuban leader Fidel Castro stepped down Tuesday as president and leader of the country's military, citing physical constraints, but said he would continue to guide his ... Read more...

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Fidel Castro steps down from power


February 19th, 2008 - 5:16 pm ICT by admin
(Third Lead) DPA Havana, Feb 19 (DPA) Cuban leader Fidel Castro Tuesday renounced his presidency and military leadership of Cuba, after more than a year of illness and absence from the job. "I will ... Read more...

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