Posts Tagged: Fidel Castro
From his small island, the late Cuban leader faced down the Americans and made them blink.
Though Western leaders now lionize Nelson Mandela, the only leaders who stood up for his struggle when it counted were those most demonized by the West.
Nelson Mandela has long enjoyed the support of Fidel Castro, and many right-wing Cuban Americans have never forgiven the anti-apartheid leader for it.
Mandela's first visit to the U.S. in 1990s revealed how much America had yet to learn about the anti-apartheid leader who had captured the nation's imagination.
The opportunity to redesign U.S. policy towards Cuba will not last forever.
Moving toward a comprehensive policy of engagement with Cuba is in the national interest of the United States--and is certainly in the best interests of Alan Gross.
The Cuban missile crisis was started by imperial jockeying and resolved by genuine diplomacy.
Cuba is starting to transform its state-led economy. U.S. corporations and Cuban emigres are licking their lips at the potential opportunity.
The new Cuban leadership is contemplating neoliberal economic reforms but democracy is still off the table.
Cubans are trying to preserve the gains of the revolution in the face of U.S. hostility.