fulgencio batista

  • December 2, 2016  

    In the week following Fidel Castro’s death, reactions have been mixed among those who remember his reign or are still influenced by it. For many, Castro was a symbol of Cuba’s hope, following the Batista dictatorship, for strong leadership in a new era of prosperity. But for others, his legacy represents unfulfilled promises and relentless control. Special correspondent Nick Schifrin reports. Continue reading

  • February 19, 2008  

    An ailing Cuban president Fidel Castro announced Tuesday that he will resign from his post, ending his 49-year presidency at age 81. Two Cuban-American analysts discuss Castro’s resignation and whether the move will open avenues for new reforms in Cuba. Continue reading