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Fidel Castro

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  • Ex-L.A. federal prosecutor clears hurdle toward Homeland Security post

    WASHINGTON — After a contentious debate, a Senate panel on Wednesday approved President Obama’s pick for the No. 2 job at the Department of Homeland Security without a single Republican vote. The party-line maneuver opens the way for the...
  • Fidel y los peloteros cubanos

    La decisión del gobierno cubano de permitir que sus mejores peloteros jueguen en equipos profesionales fuera de Cuba me trae a la mente el cuento del muchachito holandés que con su dedo trató de impedir la salida de agua a chorros de un enorme dique. De...
  • Cuban dissidents still show hunger for freedoms

    Cuba's Black Spring began in March of 2003. For three days, government security agents went around the country arresting peaceful dissidents, who Fidel Castro believed would endanger the stability of the longest dictatorship in the history of Latin...
  • Ted Cruz's strange political uprising

    Ted Cruz's strange political uprising
    Given his Cuban-American background, I was surprised that Texas Sen. Ted Cruz pushed fellow Republicans into a futile showdown and shutdown over President Barack Obama's health care law. Cruz should know a Bay of Pigs-style fiasco when he sees one coming....
  • Socavando la libertad de prensa

    El gobierno de Venezuela es una dictadura disfrazada de democracia. Con estas simples palabras, Gladys Rodríguez describe la situación política es su país. Rodríguez ha sido por 15 años la presentadora principal en noticiero estelar de Globovisión, la...
  • 'Castro's Daughter' Movie Finds Director (EXCLUSIVE)

    "Precious" producer Sarah Siegel-Magness will direct historical drama "Castro's Daughter," replacing "Il Postino" director Michael Radford. Siegel-Magness will also produce through her Smokewood Entertainment banner along with Mankind Entertainment 's...
  • Saul Landau, Documentary Filmmaker, Dies at 77

    Saul Landau, a prolific, award-winning documentary filmmaker who traveled the world profiling political leaders like Cuba's Fidel Castro and Chile's Salvador Allende and used his camera to draw attention to war, poverty and racism, died Monday night at...
  • Guillermo Martinez: Venezuela government taking control over the media

    Venezuela's government is a dictatorship hiding behind the mask of a democracy.  This simple sentence comes from Gladys Rodríguez, who for 15 years anchored the most important newscast at Globovisión, which until three months ago was the one remaining...
  • Al Qaeda leader vows to free Muslims from U.S. prisons, Guantanamo

    Al Qaeda leader Ayman Zawahiri has vowed in a video released Wednesday to break out Muslim prisoners from U.S. penitentiaries and the heavily fortified compound for terrorist suspects at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The blustery threat to retaliate for U.S....
  • Your Morning Phil: Abreu, Rios, Baker

    Your Morning Phil: Abreu, Rios, Baker
    Talking baseball while hoping Jay Cutler’s first pass was an outlier, not foreshadowing: 1. Jose Dariel Abreu is out of Cuba, and perhaps on his way to Chicago. He is an ideal fit for the White Sox’s attempt to re-tool and attempt to build...
  • Americans fear Iran, but there is much to learn from Cuba

    PARIS -- A Gallup poll issued this month says that 99 percent of the American public now has become convinced that Iran's civilian nuclear program will threaten "the vital interests of the United States in the next ten years." Eighty-three percent say...
  • Secret intelligence court a precursor to tyranny

    PARIS -- The current of awkward revelations concerning the clandestine or publicly misrepresented practices of the present and recent American administrations goes on. A long exposition in the New York Times and International Herald Tribune from July 8...