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The problem is that, by monochromatically portraying Fidel Castro simply as a brutal dictator -- full stop -- the western media has had to do pretzel-twists to explain away the reality of why so many people in Cuba, Latin America and, indeed, much of the developing world do see him as an heroic, larger than life figure, whose passing is a cause for sadness while his legacy is reason for celebration.
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Fidel Castro will forever be remembered as one of the most controversial figures in modern history, to his many adoring supporters and vocal critics. The former Cuban Leader and revolutionary was a g...
Overwhelmingly, America's neighbours to the north profess strong support for both the reestablishment of U.S. diplomatic ties with Cuba, and the lifting of the U.S. trade embargo against the island nation, according to an Angus Reid Institute survey of Canadians. But there is one thing bothering Canadians about this thaw in near-frozen U.S.-Cuba relations.
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Cuba will probably get more expensive as American tourists flood in.
For Iran, the rationale for the long march toward partnership can not be found in strategic alignment or expediency of politics alone, it runs much deeper; for many Iranians, America represents the new world, where individuals thrive on the merit of their skills and character, rather than old world feudal hierarchy.
Despite 50 years of the U.S. embargo, Cuban doctors have developed cancer drugs that are getting worldwide attention
HAVANA, Cuba - Cuba is open to all of U.S. President Barack Obama's moves to improve relations and strengthen private enterprise and civil society on the island, the country's head of North American a...
OTTAWA - Experts believe closer ties between the United States and Cuba will eventually make economic waves for Canadian business.But as the U.S. moves to rebuild broken diplomatic relations with Cuba...
The Five were not members of some insidious spy ring stealing America's deepest military secrets, and they had no role in the Cuban government's decision to shoot down those planes over the Straits of Florida. The Cubans were indeed trained intelligence agents. But their primary mission was to combat terrorism aimed at their homeland