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2008-06-18 03:00:04

Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro has appeared on television for the first time in five months.

2008-05-25 15:00:09

By BETH REINHARD, ALFONSO CHARDY and CASEY WOODS, MC CLATCHY NEWSPAPERS MIAMI In a bold and politically risky move, Democratic Sen. Barack Obama called for "direct diplomacy" with communist Cuba before a prominent Cuban-American organization Friday.

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2008-04-15 00:50:00

Cuba’s new president, Raul Castro, has quickly dispensed with many of the small but infuriating restrictions put in place by former President Fidel Castro.

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2008-02-25 09:00:00

Nearly 50 years of rule by Fidel Castro ended in Cuba on Sunday, as parliament chose his brother Raul to replace him as president.

2006-09-03 16:33:03

CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Cuban leader Fidel Castro is now able to write notes and give orders as he recovers from surgery, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said on Sunday.

2006-09-03 16:23:12

Corrects to remove reference to Castro wanting to go back to work in lead, removes paragraph five CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Cuban leader Fidel Castro is now able to write notes and give orders as he recovers from surgery, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said on Sunday.

2006-09-02 12:00:47

By Marc Frank HAVANA (Reuters) - New video footage showed an improving Fidel Castro but Cubans said on Saturday it was clear their felled leader was still ailing a month after he temporarily ceded power following intestinal surgery.

2006-09-01 18:47:57

By Marc Frank HAVANA (Reuters) - A clearly recovering Cuban President Fidel Castro was shown on television on Friday meeting with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and brother Raul Castro, to whom he temporarily ceded power a month ago to have abdominal surgery.

2006-09-01 00:54:07

By Anthony Boadle HAVANA (Reuters) - The most visible change in Cuba since an ailing Fidel Castro handed power to his brother is that there are fewer speeches, but a discreet transfer from personal to institutional rule is underway, led by acting president Raul Castro, Cuba experts say.

2006-08-31 17:11:04

By Anthony Boadle HAVANA (Reuters) - The most visible change in Cuba since an ailing Fidel Castro handed power to his brother is that there are fewer speeches, but a discreet transfer from personal to institutional rule is underway, led by acting president Raul Castro, Cuba experts say.


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