EU, Cuba normalize ties after long rift

Dec 12, 2016

EU, Cuba normalize ties after long rift

The European Union and Cuba signed a deal Monday to normalize ties that had been blocked for decades by human rights concerns under revolutionary icon Fidel Castro. Cuba was the only Latin American country not to have a “dialogue and cooperation” deal with the ...

Cannons thunder as thousands mourn Castro in Havana

/ Nov 29, 2016

Cannons thunder as thousands mourn Castro in Havana

Galvanized by a 21-gun salute that thundered across Havana, tens of thousands of Cubans paid final respects on Monday to Fidel Castro, who led a leftist revolution, ruled for half a century and resisted the United States throughout the Cold War. Castro died on ...

Canada's Trudeau defends warm Castro remarks after backlash

/ Nov 28, 2016

Canada's Trudeau defends warm Castro remarks after backlash

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, criticized for fondly remembering Fidel Castro without mention of his human rights record, defended his comments on Sunday and said the late Cuban leader had been a dictator. Trudeau sparked fury and online mockery after he referred to Castro ...