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One Family. Six Decades. Myriad Views of Fidel Castro's Revolution. - New York Times;

One Family. Six Decades. Myriad Views of Fidel Castro's Revolution. - New York Times

New York TimesOne Family. Six Decades. Myriad Views of Fidel Castro's Revolution.New York TimesFidel Castro after arriving in Havana on Jan. 8, 1959. Mr. Castro's revolution was welcomed by Cubans like Juan Montes Torre, a poor laborer at the time. “It was an emotional shock,” Mr. Montes recalled. “These bearded men, poorly dressed — they won!and more »

Fidel Castro: A Litmus Test Of American Political Thinking - Forbes;

Fidel Castro: A Litmus Test Of American Political Thinking - Forbes

ForbesFidel Castro: A Litmus Test Of American Political ThinkingForbesFidel Castro is dead at age 90. In power for more than a half century, his regime ruled the last planned socialist economy. (Unless we include quirky North Korea). In 1957, when Castro launched his Cuban revolution, Cuban GDP per capita equaled the ...and more »

How Castro survived 638 very cunning assassination attempts - ABC Online;

How Castro survived 638 very cunning assassination attempts - ABC Online

ABC OnlineHow Castro survived 638 very cunning assassination attemptsABC OnlineAbout 10 years ago, the former head of Cuban intelligence, Fabian Escalante, told a British documentary team the CIA had tried to kill Fidel Castro more than 600 times, over a period of about 40 years. In a series of bungled and harebrained schemes ...and more »

Good Riddance Fidel - FrontPage Magazine;

Good Riddance Fidel - FrontPage Magazine

FrontPage MagazineGood Riddance FidelFrontPage MagazineTo paraphrase the old VE jump-rope rhyme, “A-tisket, a-tasket, Castro's in his casket.” The last of the Cold War Soviet stooges has gone the way of his communist masters. Encomia from the usual useful idiots are lighting up the internet, but don't mind ...and more »

Fidel Castro, Master Madman - POLITICO Magazine;

Fidel Castro, Master Madman - POLITICO Magazine

POLITICO MagazineFidel Castro, Master MadmanPOLITICO MagazineFidel Castro, who died Friday at the age of 90, has been denounced as a dictator, hailed as a liberator and celebrated for his pure longevity. But when it comes to contemporary geopolitics, his most enduring contribution may have been to serve as a ...and more »

Fidel: Heart of Gold - By Julie Webb-Pullman - Scoop.co.nz (press release);

Fidel: Heart of Gold - By Julie Webb-Pullman - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Scoop.co.nz (press release)Fidel: Heart of Gold - By Julie Webb-PullmanScoop.co.nz (press release)The passing of Fidel Castro is of a baton, not just a life. The values he represented and the ideals he struggled for and in many areas achieved, will not die with him but continue to advance, not only in Cuba, but everywhere. Fidel was not driven by ...and more »

Fifty Truths about Fidel Castro - Center for Research on Globalization;

Fifty Truths about Fidel Castro - Center for Research on Globalization

Center for Research on GlobalizationFifty Truths about Fidel CastroCenter for Research on GlobalizationThe historic leader of the Cuban Revolution has forever marked the history of Cuba and Latin America, making his country a symbol of dignity and resistance. 1. Fidel Castro was born into a family of seven children on August 13, 1926, at Birán in the ...and more »

With One Castro Gone, Questions About What the Other Castro Will Do - New York Times;

With One Castro Gone, Questions About What the Other Castro Will Do - New York Times

New York TimesWith One Castro Gone, Questions About What the Other Castro Will DoNew York TimesRaúl Castro in Havana on Nov. 24. Mr. Castro assumed presidential powers in 2006 before getting the official title in 2008. Credit Ernesto Mastrascusa/European Pressphoto Agency. MEXICO CITY — For half a century, as Fidel Castro transformed Cuba into ...and more »

Fidel Castro: mass rallies set for Havana and Santiago as ashes journey across Cuba - The Guardian;

Fidel Castro: mass rallies set for Havana and Santiago as ashes journey across Cuba - The Guardian

The GuardianFidel Castro: mass rallies set for Havana and Santiago as ashes journey across CubaThe GuardianCitizens will have two days to pay homage to Castro in Havana, before his ashes are interred in Santiago de Cuba. Photograph: Jorge Cabrera/Reuters. Fidel Castro. Fidel Castro: mass rallies set for Havana and Santiago as ashes journey across Cuba.and more »

Forget Fidel Castro's policies. What matters is that he was a dictator - The Guardian;

Forget Fidel Castro's policies. What matters is that he was a dictator - The Guardian

The GuardianForget Fidel Castro's policies. What matters is that he was a dictatorThe GuardianWe need not agonise over whether Cuba's former leader was a hero or villain. His rule was an insult to the principles of the left. Fidel Castro poses with Saddam Hussein. 'We cannot afford to argue the toss about dictators, parse the difference between ...and more »

Castro's Mixed Legacy In Africa: He Fought Colonialism, Found Capitalism Repugnant - AFKInsider;

Castro's Mixed Legacy In Africa: He Fought Colonialism, Found Capitalism Repugnant - AFKInsider

AFKInsiderCastro's Mixed Legacy In Africa: He Fought Colonialism, Found Capitalism RepugnantAFKInsiderLongtime Cuban leader Fidel Castro is remembered as a hero in much of Africa, and he played an important role fighting colonialism, but his vision for the continent never included how its countries would pay for freedom. Few outsiders played a more ...and more »

'He is immortal to us' - silent prayer but little hope of change as Cubans mourn Fidel Castro - Telegraph.co.uk;

'He is immortal to us' - silent prayer but little hope of change as Cubans mourn Fidel Castro - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk'He is immortal to us' - silent prayer but little hope of change as Cubans mourn Fidel CastroTelegraph.co.ukThe streets outside Martin's ration store were quiet. But inside, it was business as usual. Martin's four-year-old son scrawled on a scrap of paper, drawing up a copy of the allowances chalked on the bare brick wall: rice, 7lbs per person; sugar, 3lbs ...and more »

Get To Know A Cuba Without Castro: Recommended Books, Movies And Music - NPR;

Get To Know A Cuba Without Castro: Recommended Books, Movies And Music - NPR

NPRGet To Know A Cuba Without Castro: Recommended Books, Movies And MusicNPRFor years, Americans have been eager to visit Cuba, not just for its Caribbean warmth, but to seek out the roots of the island's music, to watch its films, to thumb through its books and meet its writers. Fidel Castro's death Friday has again spiked ...and more »

Justin Trudeau's trouble with rose-tinted diplomacy - Macleans.ca;

Justin Trudeau's trouble with rose-tinted diplomacy - Macleans.ca

Macleans.caJustin Trudeau's trouble with rose-tinted diplomacyMacleans.caIn this 1958 file photo, Fidel Castro, centre, questions a man charged with banditry as Celia Sanchez looks on during a trial held in the guerrillas' base in the Cuban mountain range of Sierra Maestra. (AP Photo/Andrew St. George, File). Many Canadians ...and more »

Donald Trump Should Finish the Opening With Cuba - The National Interest Online;

Donald Trump Should Finish the Opening With Cuba - The National Interest Online

The National Interest OnlineDonald Trump Should Finish the Opening With CubaThe National Interest OnlineThe best way to speed the day when the Cuban people will be free is to immerse Cuba in the world. Doug Bandow. November 27, 2016. TweetShareShare · Printer-friendly version. The communist king is dead. May the next one not live so long. And then may ...and more »

Trump and Obama offer divergent responses to death of Fidel Castro - The Guardian;

Trump and Obama offer divergent responses to death of Fidel Castro - The Guardian

The GuardianTrump and Obama offer divergent responses to death of Fidel CastroThe GuardianThe first reactions of the US president and president-elect to Fidel Castro's death were entirely neutral, though each in their own distinctive way. Fidel Castro, Cuba's revolutionary leader, dies aged 90. The comandante overthrew Batista, established ...and more »

Reince Priebus: Trump Will Undo US-Cuba Ties Absent New Concessions - Huffington Post;

Reince Priebus: Trump Will Undo US-Cuba Ties Absent New Concessions - Huffington Post

Huffington PostReince Priebus: Trump Will Undo US-Cuba Ties Absent New ConcessionsHuffington PostReince Priebus said Sunday that President-elect Donald Trump will require new concessions from the Cuban government. 1.8k. 310. President-elect Donald Trump's chief of staff, Reince Priebus, said that Trump will reverse President Barack Obama's ...and more »

Reince Priebus on Trump's stance on Cuba, Cabinet picks; Rep. Tim Ryan on why he's challenging Nancy Pelosi - Fox News

Reince Priebus on Trump's stance on Cuba, Cabinet picks; Rep. Tim Ryan on why he's challenging Nancy PelosiFox NewsThis is a rush transcript from "Fox News Sunday," November 27, 2016. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated. CHRIS WALLACE, FOX NEWS ANCHOR: I'm Chris Wallace. The death of Fidel Castro ignites a new debate over U.S. relations ...and more »

Douglas Brinkley: Fidel Castro's shadow will continue to loom large - CBS News;

Douglas Brinkley: Fidel Castro's shadow will continue to loom large - CBS News

CBS NewsDouglas Brinkley: Fidel Castro's shadow will continue to loom largeCBS NewsWhat to make of Fidel Castro, and what can Cuba look forward to now that he's gone? Some thoughts from historian Douglas Brinkley: What a large shadow Fidel Castro has cast over our lives. If Castro were a cartoon character, he'd be a cat with nine lives.and more »

Explore Cuban Leader Fidel Castro's Controversial Life In Photos - Huffington Post;

Explore Cuban Leader Fidel Castro's Controversial Life In Photos - Huffington Post

Huffington PostExplore Cuban Leader Fidel Castro's Controversial Life In PhotosHuffington PostFormer Cuban president Fidel Castro, who died Friday night at the age of 90, reflected on his life and legacy months before his death. Just ahead of his last birthday in August, the controversial leader spoke of how he saw his impact on the country he ...and more »