Fidel Castro

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Cuban socialist leader who overthrew a dictator in 1959 and established a Marxist socialist state in Cuba (born in 1927)

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In some corners of the Democratic Party, all the talk of Castro's veep chances caused concern about the appearance of inevitability.
London, May 22 ( ANI ): A new book by Fidel Castro's former bodyguard Juan Reinaldo Sanchez has revealed that he lived like a king in Cuba.
Victims of Ariel Castro's violence have expressed "mixed feelings" about his suicide in prison.
Castro's message came just five days before a historic session in the National Assembly in which he was up for re-election for another five-yearA mandate.
Castro's son, Alex, earlier said his father's health was good, and he was "going about his daily life, reading extensively.
The comment, delivered over a casual lunch of fish, salad, bread and red wine, appeared to reflect Castro's agreement, which he also expressed in a column for Cuban media in April, with his younger brother and current president, Raul Castro, who has initiated modest reforms to stimulate Cuba's troubled economy.
But the two countries soon clashed over Castro's increasingly radical path.
It wasn't until 5am, several hours after Castro's message was posted on the internet, that official radio began spreading the news across the island.
Long after the Soviet Union collapsed, China embraced a misshapen form of capitalism, and even diehard lefties gave up on the grimly comic North Korea, Castro's Cuba represented the last shimmering mirage of communism.
Biscet is but one of thousands currently suffering in Castro's gulag.
Spoken over the course of twenty-three hours, the dialogue reveals Castro's background and his views on ethics, morals, religion, and revolution.
Fidel Castro's Deathbed Portrait," described as a colossal portrait of a solemn Castro at rest, will be unveiled at 10:00 am November 8th, just north of the monument for Cuban poet, Jose Marti.
In some of Miami's exile circles, Castro's eventual death has long been an obsession.