Raul Castro

 
Handshakes that shook the world
Handshakes that shook the world
When the leaders of North and South Korea reached across the Military Demarcation Line to...
Cuba's new president: What to expect
Cuba's new president: What to expect
Leadership changes don’t happen often in Cuba – there’s been just one since 1959, in fact. That was in 2006, when President Fidel Castro fell...
Qhawe lamaqhawe!: Read President Zuma’s moving tribute to Fidel Castro
Qhawe lamaqhawe!: Read President Zuma’s moving tribute to Fidel Castro
President Zuma attended the funeral of former Cuban president Fidel Castro, where he delivered a graceful tribute. Whilst opposition to...
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro dead at 90
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro dead at 90
On July 31, 2006, the Cuban government announced that Castro's duties as president had been transferred to Raul Castro while he underwent surgery...
Visiting Obama says 'change going to happen' in Cuba
Visiting Obama says 'change going to happen' in Cuba
Visiting US President Barack Obama believes "change is going to happen" in Cuba, in comments broadcast shortly ahead of rare talks Monday in Havana...
Cuba raises flag in Washington as embassy reopens after half a century
Cuba raises flag in Washington as embassy reopens after half a century
Cuba’s foreign minister Bruno Rodríguez ,...
US, Cuba clash over immigration at start of talks
US, Cuba clash over immigration at start of talks
The United States and Cuba clashed over US immigration policy on Wednesday at the first session of high-level talks seeking to restore diplomatic...
Hope and anger after Obama shakes Castro's hand
Hope and anger after Obama shakes Castro's hand
The White House on Tuesday played down President Barack Obama's handshake with Cuban leader Raúl Castro at Nelson Mandela's...
Obama, Castro shake hands at Mandela memorial
Obama, Castro shake hands at Mandela memorial
In a politically significant move, US President Barack Obama has shaken hands with Cuba's President Raul Castro at Nelson Mandela's...
Cuba's lesson for capitalism
Cuba's lesson for capitalism
Visiting Cuba is not for the faint-hearted. It is a tough tourist destination. It is far away and expensive to get to. You will be in the air for...
Cuba plans to pardon almost 3 000 prisoners
Cuba plans to pardon almost 3 000 prisoners
Cuba's President Raul Castro has unveiled plans to pardon about 3 000 prisoners for "humanitarian reasons" -- a group amnesty of unprecedented...
Angola veteran appointed as Cuba's new defence minister
Angola veteran appointed as Cuba's new defence minister
Cuba on Tuesday named General Leopoldo Cintra Frias, a hero of military campaigns in Angola and Ethiopia, as the country's new defence minister....

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