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Stories with person: Fidel Castro
  • Cuban doctors in eye of Venezuelan hurricane 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 12:40 am
  • CARACAS, Venezuela - When Judith Faraiz's son was near death after a severe motorcycle accident, she put his life in the hands of God and Cuban doctors.

  • Cuba's official media abuzz over 'secret Twitter' 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 3:01 pm
  • HAVANA - Revelations of a secret U.S. government program to set up a cellphone-based social network in Cuba are being trumpeted in the island's official media as proof of Havana's repeated allegations that Washington is waging a "cyber-war" to try to stir up unrest.

  • Cuban-Americans react to secret Twitter project 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 4:46 pm
  • Cuban-Americans are divided over the revelation by The Associated Press that the U.S. government spent millions of dollars to secretly create a "Cuban Twitter" designed to undermine the island's communist government.

  • Cubans with money revel in booming social circuit 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 9:25 am
  • HAVANA - It's Saturday night at El Cocinero, a chic rooftop bar that has arguably become Havana's hippest watering hole in the year since it opened, and there's no getting in without a reservation.

  • Hijacked Cuban planes still caught in limbo 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 5:58 am
  • KEY WEST, Florida - At face value, they are three old planes not worth much more than their parts and scrap metal. Stolen from the Cuban government during a six-month period ending in April 2003 - two by hijackers, one by its pilot - all three landed at Key West International Airport, a 116-mile flight from struggling Havana to the gleaming shores of the U.S.

  • Vietnam state-run paper fined for critical article 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 5:25 am
  • HANOI, Vietnam - Vietnam's government has fined a state-run newspaper 40 million dong ($1,900) for an article that said four of history's most famous communist leaders were also among the "most notorious dictators," state media said Friday.