Communist Party's old guard to oversee sweeping reformCuban leader Raul Castro (pictured) and a hardline ally have been picked to preside over a sweeping reform of the Cuban economy designed to encourage private enterprise while remai...
Castro promises reform at Communist Party CongressAs Cuba marked the 50th anniversary of the Bay of Pigs victory on Friday, it was also opening the Communist Party's 6th Congress. It's the first time in 14 years that the...
The Week In The Americas
THE WEEK IN THE AMERICAS
Mexico: drug trafficking is a woman's business tooAn exclusive report from Mexico shows how easy money continues to attract thousands of young women to the drug trade. We also head to Cuba where 50 years after the Bay of Pigs Inva...
Communism: is the Long March over?"The Cuban system no longer works for Cuba." These are Fidel Castro’s word to The Atlantic, an American newspaper. The last living symbol of the old Communist world doubt...
Communism: is the Long March over? (part 2)"The Cuban system no longer works for Cuba." These are Fidel Castro’s word to The Atlantic, an American newspaper. The last living symbol of the old Communist world doubt...
Castro's 'holocaust' remark on Roma expulsions slammedFrance has reacted angrily to Fidel Castro's accusation that deporting Roma immigrants from France was a "racial holocaust", saying the former Cuban leader's st...
Castro says comment on Cuban system was misinterpretedFidel Castro said Friday that he had been misinterpreted by a visiting American journalist, who had quoted the former Cuban leader as saying that the country's communist model...
Fidel Castro says Cuban model 'no longer works'Cuba's long-time communist leader Fidel Castro has told a visiting, and somewhat bemused, American journalist that the country's communist model is no longer working.
Fidel Castro makes rare appearance in parliamentCuba's former communist strongman leader Fidel Castro delivered a speech in parliament on Saturday, marking his first official appearance in four years.
Fidel Castro makes rare TV appearanceCuba's ailing revolutionary leader Fidel Castro reappeared on television sets across the country on Monday for the first time in nearly a year.
New photos of smiling Castro capture rare public appearanceNew pictures of Fidel Castro posted to the Web show the frail but smiling former leader meeting workers at a Cuban scientific think tank. It is the first image showing Castro in pu...
In The Papers
IN THE PAPERS