Fidel Castro


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Noun1.Fidel Castro - Cuban socialist leader who overthrew a dictator in 1959 and established a Marxist socialist state in Cuba (born in 1927)
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The Cuban American National Foundation will host a press conference Thursday, November 5th at the National Press Club to announce the filing of a criminal complaint by thousands of victims in Spain against Cuban dictator Fidel Castro for crimes against humanity and genocide.
Since at least the mid 1990s, Morales has been a member of the Sao Paulo Forum, the notorious international terrorist conference whose most celebrated leaders include Fidel Castro, Hugo Chavez, and Brazil's President Lula da Silva.
Both men had close ties to Fidel Castro, Lage as his long-time protege and Perez Roque as his former personal secretary.
Fidel Castro, who has wielded absolute power over Cuba and defied the United States for 47 years, remained out of sight yesterday after undergoing intestinal surgery and temporarily turning over authority to his brother Raul.
The film includes exclusive interviews with Fidel Castro offering a rare glimpse into his life as Bravo's camera captures various personal and political moments with Castro swimming with bodyguards, visiting his childhood home, joking with his friend Nelson Mandela, meeting Elian Gonzalez, and celebrating his birthday with the Buena Vista Social Club.
Revolutionary leader Fidel Castro has appeared on Cuban TV to warn the world that the West's confrontation with Iran and North Korea could erupt into nuclear war.
Interim leader Raul Castro has scheduled elections without making clear whether his brother Fidel Castro will remain in the political hierarchy, or whether the regime's long-time number two will be at its helm for good, reports AFP (July 11, 2007):
Elian Gonzalez, the young Cuban boy who became the center of an international custody and propaganda war five years ago, was trotted out on April 22 by Fidel Castro to mark the fifth anniversary of his return to the Communist dictatorship.
Sir, - In his article (Post, May 1) Jamie Barton couples Fidel Castro and Robert Mugabe as 'tyrants' who will 'face inevitable reckoning'.
In July 1968, Fidel Castro had just finished writing his introduction to Che Guevara's Bolivian diary when I began a week-long film trip with him in Oriente, Cuba's eastern province.
rice industry leader expressed hopes of gaining access to a multi-million dollar Cuban market following a meeting with the country's president, Fidel Castro.
US policy for almost five decades has presumed that once Fidel Castro was not in power, the Americas' only one-party communist regime would collapse.