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By Associated Press
A march by independent civil society groups seeking government action will be a remarkable sight in a country where, for nearly 60 years, virtually every aspect of life was part of a single chain of command ending in a supreme…
By Michael Weissenstein, Associated Press
Thursday marked the end of the Castro era, but not its legacy. The late Fidel Castro and his younger brother Raul controlled Cuba for nearly 60 years. How do Cubans feel as 57-year-old Miguel Diaz-Canel takes control as the new…
By PBS NewsHour
In 1972, intrigued by the promises of communism, then-24-year-old Jon Alpert sailed illegally to Cuba. For the next 45 years, the New York City filmmaker made regular trips to the island, documenting post-revolution Cuba through the daily lives of three…
By Connie Kargbo, Christopher Booker
“In this country, our understandings of heroism have always been informed by an ugly past of racial prejudice and discrimination.” Fidel Castro’s death saw the Cuban revolutionary re-enter the U.S. imaginary as a villain, a communist dictator opposed to core…
By Nana Brantuo
By PBS NewsHour, Nick Schifrin
Fidel Castro was laid to rest on Sunday during a private ceremony that capped nine days of mourning in Cuba. Castro ruled the island nation for 49 years before he stepped down in 2008. His remains were carried in a…
By Michael D. Regan
The former Cuban leader Fidel Castro led the country for nearly a half century. He died on Nov. 25 at the age of 90.
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…
Fidel Castro’s ashes began a lengthy procession through Cuba on Wednesday, mirroring the legendary leader's post-revolution journey in 1959. At the time, Castro depicted himself as a national savior -- a view some Cubans still hold today. Hari Sreenivasan speaks…
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, an excerpt from a 1985 interview with Fidel Castro conducted by our own Robert MacNeil. During the conversation, Castro describes the origin of the Cuban Missile Crisis, asserts that after the Bay…
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