December 8, 2022

Cayman Islands Premier Statement/Fidel Castro, Cuba’s leader of revolution, dies at 90

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From BBC Cuba’s former president Fidel Castro, one of the world’s longest-serving and most iconic leaders, has died aged 90. His younger brother and successor as president Raul Castro announced the news on state television. Castro toppled the government in 1959, introducing a Communist revolution. He defied the US for decades, surviving many assassination plots. […]

Unusual dissent erupts inside Cuban Communist Party

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By ANDREA RODRIGUEZ and MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN, Associated Press From MSN HAVANA — Days after President Barack Obama’s historic visit, the leaders of Cuba’s Communist Party are under highly unusual public criticism from their own ranks for imposing new levels of secrecy on the future of social and economic reforms. After months of simmering discontent, complaints […]