Fidel Castro's son Fidel Angel Castro commits suicide

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 08:30

Havana, Feb 2 The 68-year-old son of Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro, Fidel Angel Castro Diaz-Balart, has died in Havana after taking his own life, according to the media here.


US to expel majority of Cuban embassy staff

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 10:40

Washington, Oct 3, President Donald Trump's administration reportedly plans to expel a majority of Cubas embassy staff from the US, after American diplomats in Havana were targeted in a mysterious attack that resulted in sudden brain injuries, the media reported.


Cuba to continue dialogue with US

Sat, 07/15/2017 - 10:44

Havana, July 15, Cuban President Raul Castro has ratified his administration's willingness to continue engagement with the US despite a setback in relations between the two countries.


Cuba rejects new US policy, calls it 'archaic'

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 14:34

Havana, June 17 (IANS) The Cuban government has rejected the newly-announced US policy towards the country and said that any attempt to change the political system on the island would be "destined to fail".


Cuban Interior Minister Fernandez Godin dead

Sun, 01/08/2017 - 09:04

Havana, Jan 8 (IANS) Cuban Interior Minister Carlos Fernandez Godin has died here after a "chronic illness", authorities said on Sunday. He was 78.


70K people visited Fidel Castro's tomb in a month

Sun, 01/08/2017 - 08:44

Havana, Jan 8 (IANS) About 70,000 people have visited Cuban leader Fidel Castro's tomb in the city of Santiago de Cuba over the past month since his interment.


Cuba passes law prohibiting naming public sites after Fidel Castro

Wed, 12/28/2016 - 05:54

Havana, Dec 28 (IANS) Cuba's National Assembly on Tuesday approved a law prohibiting the use of Fidel Castro's name to designate public sites or using his image for monuments, according to the wishes of the former president, who died on November 25.


Public spaces not to be named after Fidel Castro

Sun, 12/04/2016 - 08:24

Havana, Dec 4 (IANS) The name and figure of Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro will not be used for public places, streets or plazas nor will monuments, busts or statues be made in his memory as per his wishes, his brother and President Raul Castro has said.


Brazil's Lula, Dilma Rousseff to be at Castro's funeral

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 08:30

Rio de Janeiro, Dec 2 (IANS) Former Brazilian Presidents Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and Dilma Rousseff will attend the funeral ceremony of Cuban leader Fidel Castro, the Lula Institute announced.


Fidel Castro leaves strong mark on modern political literature

Sun, 11/27/2016 - 11:02

Havana, Nov 27 (IANS) The leader of the Cuban revolution and former President, Fidel Castro, who died on Friday night at the age of 90, left a strong mark on contemporary political literature, the media reported on Sunday.


Cuban dissidents expect no changes following Fidel's death

Sun, 11/27/2016 - 03:28

Havana, Nov 27 (IANS) Cuban dissidents said on Saturday that the death of ex-President Fidel Castro does not mean there will be any political changes in Cuba, given that he left power 10 years ago, though they do fear more repression during the nine days of national mourning.