Fidel Castro

Type: Person
Name: Fidel Castro
Title: President
Date of Birth: 08/13/1926
Place of Birth: Birán, near Mayarí
Nationality: Cuba
Fact Sheet: Biography for Fidel Castro
First reported 48 mins ago - Updated 48 mins ago - 1 reports

The magician in his labyrinth

IN JULY 1965 Gabriel García Márquez—Gabo to all who revered him later—decided to lock himself away in a house on Calle de La Loma in Mexico City. He ordered his wife to sell the car and get credit from the butcher. For 15 months, using only his index ... [Published The Economist - 48 mins ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Cuban Revolutionary Leader Fidel Castro Meets with Wang Yi

Cuban Revolutionary Leader Fidel Castro Meets with Wang Yi ... [Published Noodls - 15 hours ago]
Entities: Wang Yi, Fidel Castro
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

Moody's cuts Cuba rating

Moody's has cut Cuba's credit rating by one notch, citing its vulnerability to a shock increase in fuel costs arising from turmoil in supplier Venezuela.Moody's also cited the risk of a rocky political transition in the Caribbean island in the wake of ... [Published NineMSN Finance - 15 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

Gabriel Garcia-Marquez—Castro Propagandist & Police Snitch

The eulogies to Nobel-winning author Gabriel Garcia-Marquez upon his death last week make two points official:1.) No amount of moral and intellectual wretchedness will earn an artist even the mildest rebuke from most of his professional peers and their ... [Published Frontpagemag.com - 10 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Letters to the editor: PennDOT projects, workers defended

Spending on transportation in Pennsylvania will indeed increase by $2.3 billion a year, as stated by the writer of a recent letter to the editor ("Transportation increases hit," Erie Times-News, April 18).But the writer failed to mention that spending ... [Published Erie Times-News - 12 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Lane: Gabriel García Márquez was a gifted writer but no hero

Statesmen eulogized Nobel Prize-winning , who died at age 87 on April 17. “The world has lost one of its greatest visionary writers — and one of my favorites from the time I was young,” President Obama said; he called the author of “One Hundred Years ... [Published Washington Post - 16 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Two Weeks in Cuba: International Vultures Thrive on Weakness

"On [Jimmy Carter’s] watch, Fidel Castro was on the march in Africa and fueling potent Marxist revolutionary groups throughout Central America. El Salvador and Honduras were under siege. Grenada actually went Communist in 1979. Nicaragua was taken ... [Published Breitbart Feed - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

INTERVIEW: With Marquez's Death Cuba Lost Beloved Friend, Castro's Son Says

BUENOS AIRES, April 23 (RIA Novosti) – With the death of Cuba has lost a great friend, loved and known by all the country’s citizens, Alex Castro, the son of Cuban leader Fidel Castro told RIA Novosti Wednesday. “With the death of , Cuba has lost its ... [Published RIA Novosti - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

Cuban Revolution Leader Fidel Castro Sends Floral Wreath to García Marquez Memorial

Mexico, April 22 (RHC) -- The historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, sent a floral wreath in honor of the late Colombian writer, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, with whom he maintained a strong and lasting friendship.The wreath of white and yellow ... [Published Radio Habana Cuba - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Argentina Hosts Event on Fidel Castro

By Martin HacthounBuenos Aires, Apr 22 (Prensa Latina) "Fidel's Week" begins today here, with the opening of a photography exhibition and book launch, accompanied by a lecture about ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

The Truth About Castro

In his review of Nick Caistor’s book Fidel Castro (September/October 2013), Richard Feinberg writes that “it is surely too soon to issue a definitive verdict on the reign of Fidel Castro.” But it is certainly not too soon, if one considers the evidence. ... [Published Foreign Affairs - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

García Márquez thought Fidel Castro was bigger than his sins

I had long been curious about the relationship between Gabriel García Márquez and Fidel Castro. The great Latin American Nobel Laureate, and the dictator. An odd couple, to say the least.So when I found him, drink in hand, alone at a coctail party, I ... [Published Miami Herald - Apr 22 2014]

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The magician in his labyrinth [Published The Economist - 48 mins ago]
French combatants in Syria and cyber-indoctrina... [Published Al Jazeera - 6 hours ago]
No “U” in Colombia? [Published Stanford Daily - 7 hours ago]
Gabriel Garcia Marquez: A Writer True to his Duty [Published The Star (Kenya) - 8 hours ago]
Confab - North, South Delegates Disagree On Pre... [Published Individual.com - 9 hours ago]
Kwame Nkrumah—The CIA Connection (Part 11) [Published Spy Ghana - 9 hours ago]
Confab - North, South Delegates Disagree On Pre... [Published AllAfrica.com - 10 hours ago]
Gabriel Garcia-Marquez—Castro Propagandist & Po... [Published Frontpagemag.com - 10 hours ago]
Letters to the editor: PennDOT projects, worker... [Published Erie Times-News - 12 hours ago]
Ninety Miles Away [Published Yale Politic - 14 hours ago]
Moody's cuts Cuba rating [Published NineMSN Finance - 15 hours ago]
Cuban Revolutionary Leader Fidel Castro Meets w... [Published Noodls - 15 hours ago]
Lane: Gabriel García Márquez was a gifted write... [Published Washington Post - 16 hours ago]
Moody's cuts Cuba rating on risk from Venezuela... [Published MSN Philippines - 16 hours ago]
Vargas Llosa Says Goodbye to Gabriel Garcia Mar... [Published Peruvian Times - 17 hours ago]
Two Weeks in Cuba: International Vultures Thriv... [Published Breitbart Feed - 18 hours ago]
Professor’s Take: The legacy of famed author Ga... [Published GW Hatchet - 20 hours ago]
Gone on Gabo [Published Hindu Business Line - Apr 23 2014]
Raul Castro Meets with Wang Yi [Published Ministry Foreign Affairs People's Republic China - Apr 23 2014]
Cuban Revolutionary Leader Fidel Castro Meets w... [Published Ministry Foreign Affairs People's Republic China - Apr 23 2014]
Author Gabriel Garcia-Marquez loved Castro more... [Published American Thinker - Apr 23 2014]
Gabriel García Márquez’s indelible legacy [Published Waterloo Region Record - Apr 23 2014]
Idaho Says No to Final Resting Place for Vetera... [Published Boise Weekly - Apr 23 2014]
Chavez's ‘new socialism' [Published Times of Oman - Apr 23 2014]
INTERVIEW: With Marquez's Death Cuba Lost Belov... [Published RIA Novosti - Apr 23 2014]
TalCual: Gabo [Published Latin American Herald Tribune - Apr 23 2014]
THE INSIDER: Risky driving refuses to die on So... [Published BDlive - Apr 23 2014]
Engendering Crises to Justify the Security State [Published Antiwar.com - Apr 23 2014]
Source: Cuba Backs Iran in Dispute With U.S. Ov... [Published Algemeiner.com - Apr 23 2014]
CARSON: When government looks more like foe tha... [Published Washington Times - Apr 23 2014]
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Two Weeks in Cuba: International Vultures Thriv... [Published Breitbart Feed - 18 hours ago]
"On [Jimmy Carter’s] watch, Fidel Castro was on the march in Africa and fueling potent Marxist revolutionary groups throughout Central America. El Salvador and Honduras were under siege. Grenada actually went Communist in 1979. Nicaragua was taken ...
Another Week of Climate Disruption News, April ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Apr 22 2014]
This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor . Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundup skip to bottom Sipping from the Internet Firehose…April 20, 2014 Chuckles , Invective, Pix, COP20+ , ...
Caribbean: The Art & Politics of Gabriel García... [Published Global Voices in English - Apr 21 2014]
The literary fraternity is only just starting to adjust to the idea of life without “Gabo” – the inimitable Colombian-born author who was beloved by the world – Gabriel García Márquez, who passed away last Thursday in Mexico City . Awarded the ...
The Great and Magical Gabo [Published Anwar Ibrahim - Apr 21 2014]
Foreign Policy Fame, acclaim, and a notorious friendship with Fidel Castro: The life of writer Gabriel Garcia Márquez was as fantastical and politically charged as his reality-bending novels. Few contemporary writers and none from Latin America could ...
GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ AND FIDEL CASTRO: A COMP... [Published 3quarksdaily - Apr 20 2014]
Joel Whitney at Al Jazeera: Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s 1967 novel “One Hundred Years of Solitude” is hailed as a masterpiece and harbinger of the literary genre, magical realism, a style of writing that influenced everyone from Isabel Allende to Salman ...
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Fidel Castro makes public appearance in Havana [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jan 09 2014]
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