July 18, 2019

Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall arrive in Cuba for first-ever official royal visit

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by Stephanie Petit From People Queen Elizabeth has never made a state visit to Cuba, which came under Communist rule in 1959 by Fidel Castro Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall just made royal history! The couple touched down for the latest stop of their 12-day Caribbean touron Sunday in Cuba, marking the first time that members of […]

Political leadership in the Caribbean

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From Trinidad Daily Express The remarks in this commentary were spoken in a television interview in Grenada on the day that Fidel Castro, the former president of Cuba, died. The discussion centred on whether contemporary Caribbean leaders lacked the courage that previous leaders, such as Castro, displayed: Fidel Castro is a controversial man of history. […]

Fidel Castro survived more than 600 assassination attempts, many of them endorsed by the CIA

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By Tito Ojo-Medubi From Inquisitr Fidel Castro died of natural causes after surviving over 600 assassination attempts, CNN is reporting. The controversial Communist leader ruled Cuba under the brunt of a one-party state from 1959 to 2008. All through those years, the revolutionary leader who died aged 90, was a step ahead an avalanche of […]

The Editor Speaks: Upon death are all dictators forgiven?

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THE HATE OF MEN WILL PASS, AND DICTATORS DIE, AND THE POWER THEY TOOK FROM THE PEOPLE WILL RETURN TO THE PEOPLE. AND SO LONG AS MEN DIE, LIBERTY WILL NEVER PERISH. – Charlie Chaplin I am not surprised at the amount of tributes being heaped on Fidel Castro but let’s us not forget Fidel […]

Caribbean politicians react to death of Fidel Castro

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From Antigua Observer BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Nov 26, CMC – Caribbean politicians were on Saturday praising the life of Fidel Castro, the former Cuban leader who died on Friday and who sought to improve relations between his Communist island and the region. “The real Revolutionary. Indelibly etched in history. I pay my respects to the life […]

Pope Francis grieves, prays for atheist revolutionary Castro

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From Newsmax Pope Francis said the death of Cuba’s revolutionary leader Fidel Castro was “sad news” and that he was grieving and praying for his repose. Francis expressed his condolences in a Spanish-language message to Fidel’s brother, President Raul Castro on Saturday. The pope, who met Fidel Castro when he visited Cuba last year, said […]

Trump: ‘Brutal Dictator’ caused ‘Unimaginable Suffering’

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From Newsmax U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said on Saturday that his administration, which takes office Jan. 20, would “do all it can” to help boost freedom and prosperity for Cuban people after the death of Fidel Castro. “Today, the world marks the passing of a brutal dictator who oppressed his own people for nearly six […]

Obama says history will judge Castro’s impact on world

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From Newsmax U.S. President Barack Obama in a statement on Saturday offered his condolences to Fidel Castro’s family and added that history would judge Castro’s impact on Cuba and around the world. “At this time of Fidel Castro’s passing, we extend a hand of friendship to the Cuban people,” Obama said. “History will record and […]

apan’s prime minister meets with both Castros, wants to ‘join forces’ with Cuba

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EFE From FOX NEWS Latino Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wrapped up Friday his two-day state visit to Cuba, during which he paved the way for Japanese companies to do business on the Caribbean island, where the thaw in relations with the United States has sparked renewed interest in the Oriental economic power. Abe’s presence […]

Latin America & Caribbean committed to peace

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By Gabriela Ávila Gómez From Granma The First International Seminar on Realities and Challenges of the Proclamation of Latin America and the Caribbean as a Zone of Peace opened yesterday, September 21, in Havana With the objective of continuing to uphold the Proclamation of Latin America and the Caribbean as a Zone of Peace, opening in Havana […]