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2006-08-11 13:42:02

CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - The stomach condition of Cuban leader Fidel Castro is a classified secret, but his close ally Hugo Chavez openly suggests the communist try a dose of his own medicine for his intestinal woes.

2006-08-11 13:13:55

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Cuba's Communist government may redouble its efforts to assert control and assure the successful transition from Fidel to Raul Castro, but the plan won't work in the end, a senior U.S. official said on Friday.

2006-08-11 12:20:06

By Anthony Boadle HAVANA (Reuters) - Supporters of Cuban leader Fidel Castro, anxious to see him reappear after an unprecedented absence, are preparing to celebrate his 80th birthday on Sunday with or without him.

2006-08-11 10:47:49

By Tom Brown MIAMI (Reuters) - A lot more than the treacherous Florida Straits separates Miami's Cuban exiles from their homeland just 90 miles off the southern tip of Florida.

2006-08-10 20:45:57

CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said on Thursday he had exchanged letters with his friend and ally Fidel Castro, who is recovering from abdominal surgery.

2006-08-10 20:42:42

CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said on Thursday he had exchanged letters with his friend and ally Fidel Castro, who is recovering from abdominal surgery.

2006-08-10 16:50:37

By Jim Loney MIAMI (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court has upheld the convictions of five Cuban men for spying on behalf of Fidel Castro's government, ruling a lower court was right not to move their trial out of Miami despite claims of a biased jury pool.

2006-08-10 13:38:35

By Jim Loney MIAMI (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court has upheld the convictions of five Cuban men for spying on behalf of Fidel Castro's government, ruling a lower court was right not to move their trial out of Miami despite claims of a biased jury pool.

2006-08-10 05:01:05

By Pascal Fletcher DAKAR (Reuters) - As the world wonders about Fidel Castro's health, Africa remembers him as the foreign leader who most invested his personal effort -- and Cuban lives -- to help end colonialism and apartheid.

2006-08-09 22:32:23

By Anthony Boadle HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba's government signaled a crackdown on Wednesday on black-market satellite dishes on which its citizens get news from the United States, nine days after ailing President Fidel Castro temporarily ceded power to his brother.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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