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Tag: Fidel Castro

Why Will The U.S. Talk To North Korea And Not Cuba?

June 14, 2018 

This week president Donald Trump traveled to Singapore to meet with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in an historic meeting, the first one since the end of the Korean War in 1953. Though the U.S. did not gain much from the talks other than a vague promise to try and denuclearize, it is still….


Miguel Diaz-Canel Named President Of Cuba

April 19, 2018 

As comes as no surprise to anyone, Miguel Diaz-Canel was unanimously named the new president of Cuba today after president Raul Castro stepped down. He was the only candidate of the only party so he kind of had to be elected. You’ll recall that Raul took over for his brother Fidel in 2010 and before….


Cuba Will Have A Non-Castro President Starting Thursday…But Who?

April 17, 2018 

For the first time since the 1959 revolution, someone who is not Fidel and Raul Castro will be the leader in Cuba. On Thursday, 86 year old Raul Castro will step down as president. He took over for his brother Fidel in 2010 after Fidel’s health began to seriously decline. Raul ushered in a detente….


Cuba’s New Goodwill Ambassador Is…Paris Hilton?

January 30, 2018 

It a move that can only set back relations between the United States and Cuba even further, Paris Hilton traveled to the island and met up with Fidel Castro’s son Fidel Jr., (known as Fidelito). The nuclear physicist son of president/dictator Fidel Castro was on hand at the world famous Havana Cigar Festival and was….


Is The Rule Of The Castros Finally Over After 58 Years?

September 05, 2017 

A five-month-long transition process has begun in Cuba that will supposedly end with the retirement of Raul Castro as president of Cuba. Local elections will be held for city, municipal, provincial, and national positions throughout the country this month. The monolithic Cuban Communist Party, (which is the only legal political group), will choose who will….