Mitt Romney criticizes President Obama for easing relations between the U.S. and Cuba and talks tough about Fidel Castro.
Former Cuban President Fidel Castro once again dominated his country's airwaves Monday during the televised presentation of an event for his new memoir, "Fidel Castro: Guerrilla of Time."
Fidel Castro has released a previously unannounced two-volume memoir of his life, Cuban state-run media reported Saturday.
Cuban state media this week expressed outrage at a rumor of the death of Fidel Castro, and even pinpointed the Twitter account they say sparked the fuss. But the account's owner, a Spaniard named David Fernandez, says Cuba has it wrong.
President Obama said that the the world stands at a crossroads and must work to create a lasting peace.
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro ended a long writing hiatus Monday, penning a three-page essay printed in state media slamming U.S. President Barack Obama's speech to the United Nations last week.
New pictures of former Cuban President Fidel Castro emerged in Venezuelan state media on Thursday in an effort to dispel rumors that the health of Castro, 85, had taken a turn for the worse.
Fidel Castro's 85th birthday passed quietly Saturday -- in stark contrast to the week of celebration that preceded it.
Cuban President Raul Castro turns 80 on Friday, vowing to rejuvenate the country's aging leadership and its sagging economy.
A Cuban court has sentenced a Chilean businessman who was once a close friend of Fidel Castro to 20 years in prison, state media said Thursday.
Raul Castro officially succeeds his older brother as Cuban Communist Party leader. CNN's Shasta Darlington reports.
Cuba's Communist Party elected President Raul Castro on Tuesday to succeed his older brother Fidel Castro as head of the country's highest political body and only legal party.
Fidel Castro, Cuba's historic leader, gave his successor and younger brother Raul a vote of confidence on Sunday with praise for a speech promoting a radical overhaul of the economy and term limits for political offices.
Former Cuban President Fidel Castro threw his support behind Egyptian protesters Monday, hailing the "defeat of the United States' principal ally in the bosom of Arab countries."
Cuba's former leader Fidel Castro accused U.S. President Barack Obama of underhanded dealings with Egypt, saying Monday that while Washington provided the government with arms, the United States Agency for International Development financed the opposition.
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro weighed in on the Arizona mass shooting that killed six and injured 14, including Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, in a column distributed Monday.
Cuban President Raul Castro told legislators Saturday that the country's economy would undergo significant change in the coming year, but added that the measures aimed to bolster socialism -- not make Cuba a capitalist nation.
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro initially rejected a colostomy procedure when he fell ill in 2006, putting his own life at risk, according to an unnamed medical source quoted by U.S. diplomats in cables released by WikiLeaks.
Former Cuban president Fidel Castro marked the 50th anniversary of the country's neighborhood watch-dog network on Tuesday with an hour long speech in front of tens of thousands of cheering onlookers in the Cuban capital.
Former Cuban President Fidel Castro said Friday that he was misinterpreted when he recently told an American journalist that the Cuban model no longer works.
Fidel Castro told a visiting American journalist that the "Cuban model" no longer works, an apparent admission of failings in the communist economic model introduced by his revolution more than 50 years ago.
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro led his first open-air rally Friday since a near-death illness four years ago, urging thousands of students packed on the steps at the University of Havana entrance to help prevent a nuclear war.
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro said he acknowledges the persecution of gays and lesbians during the Revolution in his country, according to a newspaper interview published Tuesday.
In a rare interview, Fidel Castro gives new details about his health four years ago when emergency surgery forced him out of power, saying he didn't think he would make it and still has difficulty walking.
More than five decades ago, a 32-year-old Cuban guerrilla fighter named Fidel Castro led a triumphant column of bearded revolutionaries into the Cuban capital.
Fidel Castro is back in the limelight on his birthday, but is he making a comeback? CNN's Shasta Darlington reports.
In case anyone questioned the permanence of Fidel Castro's recent return to the national stage, this should answer doubts: The former Cuban leader has called the National Assembly into special session Saturday.
CNN's Shasta Darlington reports that Fidel Castro has not appeared for Revolutionary Day celebrations in Cuba.
Fidel Castro on Friday accused the United States of "torturing" a Cuban agent imprisoned there, saying Cuba is being pressured to release its spies.
Cuba's Fidel Castro on Tuesday said he would publish a new book in August on the fighting more than 50 years ago between his ragtag rebels and the 10,000-strong army under former dictator Fulgencio Batista.
Fidel Castro appeared publicly in his trademark olive green shirt on Saturday for the first time since he fell ill and renounced power four years ago, according to a state-run website.
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro appeared on the island's state-run television for the second time in less than a week on Friday, using the forum to again blast U.S. arms policy.
The United States is pushing for what would become nuclear wars against Iran and North Korea, former Cuban leader Fidel Castro said in a rare televised interview Monday.
Former Cuban President Fidel Castro appears on state-run TV in a rare appearance.
Thousands packed Havana's Revolution Square on Saturday for International Workers' Day, drawing hordes of Cuban demonstrators, spectators, and trade unionists from around the world -- including the United States and the United Kingdom.
Cuba's president is accusing Washington of trying to undermine the Cuban government. CNN's Shasta Darlington reports.
The United States is out to destabilize Cuba, President Raul Castro charged Sunday in an address to the National Assembly.
Thousands gathered in the Cuban capital on Sunday to pay their respects to one of Cuba's few remaining original revolutionaries, Juan Almeida, who according to state media died of a heart attack Friday evening.
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro criticized President Obama for expanding the war effort in Afghanistan, but Castro also mildly praised Obama's domestic initiatives, such as health care reform.
A new video and a photo of ailing Communist leader Fidel Castro surfaced on Sunday, revealing a healthier-looking man than in previous photos.
President Obama misinterpreted Cuban President Raúl Castro's offer to start talks with the United States, Castro's brother Fidel said Wednesday, appearing to dismiss the U.S. leader's call for Cuba to release political prisoners.
It is amazing to watch politicians and activists try as hard as they can to rip into Fidel Castro and Cuba with the fury of a hurricane, yet sound like a whimpering dog when you bring up China and America's absolute double standard when dealing with that communist country.
The U.S. policy shift toward Cuba makes no mention of the "harshest of measures" -- the economic blockade -- former Cuban leader Fidel Castro says.
Fidel Castro, the longtime Communist leader of Cuba, met with visiting members of the U.S. Congressional Black Caucus on Tuesday, a day after his brother, Raul, who succeeded him as president, did the same, according to a U.S. official in Havana.
Former Cuban President Fidel Castro said Thursday he doubts he'll still have the "privilege" of observing world events in four years, cryptically indicating awareness that he is drawing ever closer to death.
Fidel Castro appeared "very well" during a meeting this week with Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, telling her that he watched President Obama's inauguration on television, Argentina's official news agency reported.
I was 5 years old and my dad and I were on our way to the neighborhood bakery to buy a loaf of bread. It was early on the morning of January 1, 1959. A stranger stopped us on the deserted street right outside our second-floor apartment.
The 77-year-old Raul Castro has not addressed the nation or appeared in public during the past three weeks -- even though a tropical storm and two monster hurricanes have battered the island over the same period
Fidel Castro defended the Cuban taekwondo athlete who kicked a judge in the face at the Beijing Olympics
Former Cuban President Fidel Castro appeared Tuesday in a video broadcast on Cuban television, the first scenes of the ailing revolutionary leader released since January.
Cuban television shows images of Fidel Castro chatting in a garden with Hugo Chavez in Havana Tuesday.
On Tuesday, February 19, after almost 50 years of rule, Fidel Castro announced that he will step down as Cuba's president and commander in chief. Known for leading the overthrow of the Batista dictatorship, embracing communism and carrying on tense relations with the United States, which led to a strict embargo, Castro is a highly contentious figure.
Fidel Castro will continue to have a hand in shaping Cuba's future, but his brother and successor will remain in firm control of the government, Castro's daughter said Monday.
Raul Castro has been named the new president of Cuba. CNN's Morgan Neill reports
Fidel Castro's nearly five decades of rule ended Sunday when Cuba's National Assembly chose his younger brother Raul to be the country's new president.
Nearly a half century of rule by Fidel Castro was ending Sunday as Cuban lawmakers chose his replacement, his younger brother Raul
Cuba's National Assembly convened Sunday to choose a head of state -- and for the first time since the 1950s, it won't be longtime leader Fidel Castro.
Now that Fidel Castro has resigned, his brother Raul is Cuba's new leader. But who is he? CNN's Morgan Neill reports.
Raúl Castro has lived all his life in the shadow of his older brother Fidel.
Although the news that one of the longest-serving leaders in the world was officially stepping down sent ripples around the globe, Fidel Castro's resignation announcement barely registered in Cuba.
U.S. President Bush comments on Fidel Castro's resignation as Cuban leader from a press conference in Rwanda.
The U.S. embargo on Cuba will remain in place despite Fidel Castro's announcement that he's resigning as Cuba's leader, Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte said Tuesday.
CNN's Christiane Amanpour discusses the impact of the resignation of Fidel Castro after a half-century in charge of Cuba.
Before disappearing from public life in 2006 and officially stepping down as Cuba's president Tuesday, Fidel Castro ruled the country with an iron fist, despite numerous attempts by his enemies to do away with him.
Students will investigate Fidel Castro's rise to power and his impact on U.S.-Cuban relations.
Cuban dictator Fidel Castro announced his resignation Tuesday, sending stocks that could do more business in Cuba surging amidst hopes that the four-decade-long trade embargo against the Communist nation might finally be lifted.
Fidel Castro's resignation does not mean the longtime ruler is bowing out of Cuba's political life, analysts say.
Fidel Castro's resignation brings an end to nearly 50 years of rule and looks likely to see his brother named as President
In a letter read on Cuban television, Fidel Castro says he won't block younger leaders. CNN's Shasta Darlington reports
A Cuban television news anchor read a letter on air Monday that was reportedly written by Fidel Castro promising he would not "cling to office" or be an impediment to rising young leaders.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez broadcasts a rare live phone call from Cuba?s Fidel Castro. CNN's Morgan Neill reports.
Looking gaunt -- but appearing lucid -- ailing Cuban leader Fidel Castro spoke about a variety of issues in a taped interview that aired on Cuban state television Friday.
Cuba's Fidel Castro appears in taped interview on state-run television. CNN's Morgan Neill reports.
Add another name to the list of political observers who think a Clinton-Obama ticket would be unbeatable: Cuban leader Fidel Castro.
Fidel Castro signed a lengthy essay published Sunday saluting a Cuban political figure but the 81-year-old gave no hint of how he is feeling, even amid rampant rumors of his death.
Cuban leader Fidel Castro discussed details of his recent health problems for the first time Wednesday, telling his countrymen in a written message that he underwent several operations, some of which were unsuccessful, but that his condition has now stabilized.
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Cuban television Tuesday broadcast scenes of what it said was ailing leader Fidel Castro meeting with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.
Cuban leader Fidel Castro is "fighting for his life," Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Friday.
In these last months of Fidel Castro's moribundity, there is delicious irony in the film clip of him that is repeatedly shown on cable television. Wearing a clownishly incongruous jogging suit, the fabled maestro of revolution and progress is filmed shuffling metronomically, gray and feeble, blank-faced and apparently going no place. Maybe he is on a treadmill that we cannot see. Maybe he is merely picking up his tired feet and putting them back down with no forward motion. Possibly this whole idiotic scene is a fabrication created by our CIA. Well, if so, it is a job well done. There is poetry here.
The Spanish surgeon who examined Fidel Castro last December in Cuba told CNN Wednesday that a Spanish newspaper's reports this week about his health were based on rumors and that the Cuban president's current condition shows "some progressive improvement."
An infection of the large intestine, at least three failed operations and complications have left Fidel Castro's prognosis "very grave," a Spanish newspaper reported Tuesday, citing medical sources from the Hospital Gregorio Maranon de Madrid.
Cuban President Fidel Castro is recovering from his ailments and does not have cancer, according to a Spanish surgeon who has met with him and consulted with the leader's medical team.
A Spanish surgeon has traveled to Havana to consider what steps should be taken to halt the deterioration of Cuban President Fidel Castro's health, a Spanish newspaper reported Sunday.
Betting odds suggest Fidel Castro will die sooner rather than later, according to a report published Thursday.
Fidel Castro is still "very sick" but no longer in intensive care, and he is expected to recover and take back the reins of Cuba, his sister Juanita said in Florida on Wednesday.
If age and illness are in fact ending Fidel Castro's reign, then nature will have accomplished something that 10 American presidents have tried and failed to do through a remarkable history that stretches back almost half a century.
The White House said Tuesday that the administration has no plans to reach out to Raul Castro, who has temporarily replaced his brother, Cuban President Fidel Castro, due to health problems.
Long before Cuban President Fidel Castro's intestinal surgery, his latest foe in the White House was already preparing for the aftermath of his eventual death in the hemisphere's only communist state.
Fidel Castro's health situation is "stable" and he is in "good spirits," according to a message attributed to him and read on Cuban television Tuesday evening.
Smaller, less of an ideologue and less charismatic than Fidel Castro, Raul Castro has nonetheless known for years that he was the man designated to take over from his older brother.
Cuban President Fidel Castro was undergoing intestinal surgery and provisionally handed over power in the Communist island nation to his younger brother Raul, according to a statement read on Cuban television Monday night.
The U.S. should have assistance in Cuba within weeks of President Fidel Castro's death to support a transitional government and help move the country toward democracy, a government report recommends.
Cuban President Fidel Castro told more than 1,500 doctors Sunday night that American officials had made "absolutely no response" to his offer to send them to the U.S. Gulf Coast to help victims of Hurricane Katrina.
Cuban President Fidel Castro has offered to send help to the United States in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
In what organizers called an unprecedented event, dissidents from groups opposed to Fidel Castro's communist regime gathered publicly Friday and chanted "Down with Fidel."
Federal agents arrested notorious Cuban exile leader Luis Posada Carriles near Miami Tuesday afternoon. He is reported to have been planning to leave the country.
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