Cuba's new president Miguel Diaz-Canel on Thursday became the country's first leader in nearly 60 years who is not named Castro, pledging continuity for the Caribbean island during the historic transition of power.
Havana, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) 86 Year old Raul Castro will step down today, when the Cuban Parliament elects a new President and the other members of the Council of State at the 9th National Assembly Legislature which gets underway today in that nation's capital.
The war on terror, at least in terms of the way it’s been framed, leaves no room for heroes. On one side are the imperial powers, fighting to preserve their self-proclaimed “modern” order. On the opposite side of the spectrum are “bloodthirsty” jihadists, anti-modern and against “our essential values.” In this false and violent dichotomy, liberation fighters wanting to maintain their integrity cannot afford to be positioned on this lose-lose spectrum.
HAVANA, Cuba, Dec. 4, CMC – Cuban President Raul Castro has vowed to honour the socialist principles and goals of the Cuban revolution that was led by his brother, Fidel Castro, who died on November 25 at the age of 90.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) has announced that the Jamaican flag will be flown at half-mast tomorrow, December 2, on all government offices and national buildings as a tribute to the late former President of the Republic of Cuban Fidel Castro Ruz, who died on last Friday.
HAVANA (AP) — Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro delivered a valedictory speech Tuesday to the Communist Party that he put in power a half-century ago, telling party members he is nearing the end of his life and exhorting them to help his ideas survive.