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Fidel Castro

Cubans to join public debate on new constitution recognising private enterprise

The debate also opens the door to same-sex marriage, a major demand of Cuba's LGBT community.

14 Aug 2018 2:44 PM

Karuna remained symbol of equality

If power goes to a political party that is undemocratic, we cannot expect to have democratic governance.

08 Aug 2018 2:00 AM

‘Ortega-free’ future looks unlikely in Nicaragua

Pent-up resentments related to other various issues kept emotions on the boil.

14 Jun 2018 2:16 AM

After 6-decade of Castro rule, Cuba all set to greet Miguel Diaz-Canel as prez

Diaz-Canel will become the island's first leader born after the 1959 revolution, and the first in 60 years who is not named Castro.

19 Apr 2018 3:04 PM

Fidel Castro’s eldest son Fidelito commits suicide after battling depression

Castro Diaz-Balart, also known as 'Fidelito' was hospitalized for depression and then continued treatment as an outpatient.

02 Feb 2018 10:32 AM

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A Cuban ‘rave’alution

Entrepreneur Dekyi Yangtso Chawla shares some must-do activities in the fascinating land of Che Guevara, Cuba.

07 Mar 2017 12:11 AM

Fidel Castro hailed at UN as iconic leader of 20th century

Speakers lauded Castro for bringing Cuba's illiteracy and infant mortality rates to among the lowest in the world.

21 Dec 2016 12:53 PM

We need US, but let’s not follow it blindly

Modi’s presence at Castro’s funeral would have served a dual purpose.

06 Dec 2016 3:44 AM

Fidel Castro's final resting spot shrouded in mystery

On Saturday, a white cloth was draped over a new structure near the mausoleum for Cuban independence leader Jose Marti.

04 Dec 2016 4:58 PM

Poisoned cigars, mobsters: CIA's plots to kill Castro

Fidel Castro had claimed he was the target of some 600 assassination plots.

04 Dec 2016 12:06 PM

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No monuments to be named after Fidel, says Cuba's Raul Castro

Fidel Castro, who died November 25 at 90, kept his name off public sites during his time in office.

04 Dec 2016 8:40 AM

Fidel’s iconic stature is set to endure...

The field hospitals were handed over to the Army, and Cuba offered 1,000 medical scholarships to Pakistani students.

01 Dec 2016 1:34 AM

Charismatic Fidel Castro was like a ‘ton of bricks’

Rumours of Castro’s sexual prowess abounded in Cuba even before his days as a black-bearded guerrilla leader hiding out in the mountains.

30 Nov 2016 3:34 AM

Fidel was no Stalin, more like Ho

Cubans seemed to have silently rebutted the lopsided American view by sticking to Castro the Cuban leader rather than Castro the Communist.

30 Nov 2016 2:57 AM

Fidel gone and Trump looming, Cuban businesses count on reforms

Fidel Castro was more wary than his brother of opening up the economy and more mistrustful of the United States.

29 Nov 2016 4:55 PM

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Tearful Cubans pay tribute to Fidel Castro

But his ashes were not put on display, surprising many who had hoped to see the urn holding the remains of their hero.

29 Nov 2016 9:18 AM

North Korea mourns Castro: A distant 'comrade'

The Cuban leader was awarded the title of ‘DPRK (North Korea) Hero’ for his efforts to strengthen relations between two countries.

28 Nov 2016 3:19 PM

Cuba bids farewell to Castro, ruler and icon for half a century

Since his death on Friday night, state-run newspapers, television and radio have been running wall-to-wall tributes to Fidel Castro.

28 Nov 2016 11:27 AM

Castro a Cuban icon without monuments, statues

Despite his distaste for a cult of personality, Castro stood as a globally recognized symbol of resistance to free-market capitalism.

28 Nov 2016 10:39 AM

Cubans celebrate tirelessly in Miami after Fidel Castro dies

Some two million Cubans live in the United States, nearly 70 percent of them in Florida.

28 Nov 2016 8:41 AM

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