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New York Sun | September 5, 2010
Excerpt: As the Devil gets ready to light Fidel Castro’s last cigar,* so to speak, an email from the Atlantic magazine alerts us to the forthcoming report by its star correspondent, Jeffrey Goldberg, on his conversations with the Cuban communist. The Atantic ...
Cuban Moviemaker Humberto Solas Dies at 66
New York Sun | September 19, 2008
Excerpt: Cuban filmmaker Humberto Solas has died from cancer at age 66. His works include the seminal 1968 film "Lucia," which examined the Cuban woman during three distinct historical periods. Working with the Cuban Institute of Cinematographic Art and ...
Change in Cuba
New York Sun | September 17, 2008
Excerpt: Freedom House, an American non-profit group, this week released the results of a study it conducted of change in Cuba, where Fidel Castro has stepped down in favor of his brother Raúl. Five field researchers from Freedom House conducted interviews ...
Remembering Monroe Doctrine as Tensions Rise in Americas
New York Sun | September 15, 2008
Excerpt: As a new leader takes the helm at the U.N. General Assembly, the much-discussed but ill-defined "Bush doctrine" has me thinking about one of the bedrocks of American foreign policy, the Monroe Doctrine. Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann, a former foreign ...
Cuba Seeks Lifting of U.S. Trade Restrictions
New York Sun | September 12, 2008
Excerpt: HAVANA — Cuba has turned down American storm relief handouts, but is asking for trade restrictions to be lifted so it can buy American materials to assist in its recovery from Hurricane Ike, officials said yesterday. "Cuba hasn't asked the United ...
Cubans Warned To Prepare for 'World Crisis'
New York Sun | July 28, 2008
Excerpt: CUBA — Cubans have been warned to prepare for tough times ahead as the island becomes the latest victim of the global economic downturn. President Raul Castro used a speech on Saturday to mark the 55th anniversary of the communist uprising to warn ...
Russia Denies Cuba Bombers Report
New York Sun | July 25, 2008
Excerpt: Note: Correction appended. UNITED NATIONS — With Fidel Castro openly relishing the prospect of a second missile crisis and a renewed confrontation with America, Russia is denying a report that it will deploy nuclear bombers on the communist island. At ...
Castro Cryptic on Report of Russian Bombers Landing at Cuba
New York Sun | July 24, 2008
Excerpt: HAVANA — Ailing Fidel Castro said yesterday that Cuba's president was right to adopt a "dignified silence" over a Moscow newspaper report that Russia may send nuclear bombers to the island, and said Cuba doesn't owe any explanation to Washington about ...
Cuban TV Shows Castro for First Time in 6 Months
New York Sun | June 18, 2008
Excerpt: HAVANA — Cuban television yesterday showed the first images of Fidel Castro in six months, with a silent video of the ailing revolutionary chatting in a garden with visiting the Venezuelan president, Hugo Chavez.
The 81-year-old Castro looked ...
Cuban TV Shows First Images of Fidel Castro in Six Months
New York Sun | June 17, 2008
Excerpt: HAVANA — Cuban television is showing images of Fidel Castro chatting in a garden with President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela, the first images of the ailing revolutionary broadcast in six months.
The 81-year-old Mr. Castro looks thinner, and his hair ...