Fidel Castro

By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 25th, 2013
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Not sure where but I do remember reading that a US diplomat is said to have introduced herself to Fidel Castro as “head of Cuban affair” for which Castro taunted her that he thought he was head of Cuban affair rather. What resonates through Castro’s resistance to the US diplomat (wh...
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Mar 8th, 2013
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It is no accident that the death of Hugo Chavez, while mourned by the usual suspects on the left, was celebrated by thousands of his fellow countrymen. In the Doral section of Miami, FL, home to the largest enclave of Venezuelans living in America, the strongman’s demise was met with unrestrained joy...
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Mar 7th, 2013
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Philly The death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has the potential to birth a dramatic change in his oil-rich country’s relationship with the United States. But it may take years to materialize, if it ever does. Much will depend on how far the Obama administration is willing to go to encour...
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Mar 6th, 2013
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By  RIA Novosti The death of Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez from cancer may have been part of a plot by the United States to infect its enemies in Latin America with the disease, the leader of Russia’s Communist party, Gennady Zyuganov, speculated on Wednesday. “How did it happen that six leaders of L...
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Mar 6th, 2013
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By Joel Hirst For the next days and weeks there will be many Op-Eds and articles analyzing  the impact of the premature demise of Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez. His  legacy will be dissected; the effects of his political and economic model he  dubbed “21st Century Socialism” will be fiercely defen...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Mar 5th, 2013
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Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez dead CARACAS, Venezuela – President Hugo Chavez, the fiery populist who declared a socialist revolution in Venezuela, crusaded against U.S. influence and championed a leftist revival across Latin America, died Tuesday at age 58 after a nearly two-year bout with ...
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Dec 8th, 2012
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Andrew Kenny Andrew Kenny asks what it is that drives the often obsessive hostility to homosexuality   THE HOMOSEXUAL MYSTERY What have Fidel Castro, Robert Mugabe, American Tea Party conservatives, Islamic extremists and Ugandan Bishops got in common? They all share, or shared, an obsessive hos...
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Jul 29th, 2012
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Nil NIKANDROV On July 26 1953 in the morning a group of revolutionaries led by Fidel Castro stormed the Moncada barracks in Santiago de Cuba. The first attack against the Fulgencio Batista’s dictatorship failed, but a signal to start fighting the regime was sounded. A few years passed and a small gro...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 23rd, 2012
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The first week of the trial against the confessed mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik has been completed in Oslo. The way it has been carried out has intrigued visiting foreign journalists in both positive and negative ways. A representative of the television news channel CNN was impressed that Norw...
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Mar 29th, 2012
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Greeted by throngs of Catholic worshipers from across the region, Pope Benedict XVI ended his two-country tour in Havana’s Revolution Plaza with a reference to what he described as a need for “authentic freedom.” Changes between Cuba and the world can come only if “each one is...