Fidel Castro


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Synonyms for Fidel Castro

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

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Fidel Castro last appeared in public last Wednesday as he marked the 53rd anniversary of his July 26 barracks assault that launched the revolution.
Fidel Castro remains the head of the Cuba's Communist Party.
Raul Castro, 76, has led Cuba since Fidel Castro, 80, underwent intestinal surgery almost one year ago.
In his first speech at a political rally, Elian, now 11 years old, first thanked Cuban President Fidel Castro, who attended the event and led the festivities commemorating a major victory over Cuban exiles in the United States.
1) It is not Fidel Castro who holds 'Cuban lives cheap' but the terrorists based in Miami.
Unfortunately, for the author and the readers, neither Fidel Castro nor his younger brother Raul granted Anderson interviews.
The senator's proclamation was a surprise, no doubt, to Fidel Castro, whose regime was (and is) alive and as Red as ever.
Cuban dictator Fidel Castro, 75; While the 1990s saw the collapse of communism in many world countries, Fidel Castro has remained the great survivor with his Cuban revolutionary regime remaining intact.
THEY may hate each other, but Lazaro Gonzalez and Fidel Castro have one trait in common: They both drive Washington crazy.
For instance, typing in "Fidel Castro," would bring up My Early Years by Fidel Castro, plus Time magazine's 1996 interview with Castro, the downloadable JFK "Bay of Pigs" speech, a memoir by Castro's illegitimate daughter, a doctoral dissertation about insurrections against Castro, a history of Cuban baseball, and the television news transcripts, New York Times archives, and various magazine articles related to the Elian Gonzalez case.
The highest-level US delegation to visit Cuba since Fidel Castro handed over power left the island with a historic deal between the communist country and a Navajo agribusiness, reports Reuters (Aug.
ITEM: The New York Times, promoting a new film about "Che" Guevara and his place in history, reported on December 19: "The image of Ernesto Guevara, the Argentine revolutionary who became known as Che and helped Fidel Castro seize control of Cuba in the late 1950s, has inspired countless T-shirts, tattoos, posters, and radical chic berets.
If we are to believe it, Glitter told an acquaintance that he was in Spain because Fidel Castro refused him entrance to Cuba because of his criminal record.
Fidel Castro and Cuban-Americans have mounted massive campaigns to win the war over where he stays.
Among the guest speakers will be Alina Fernandez, daughter of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro, who left her homeland in the early 1990's and has since lived in the United States and Madrid, Spain where she currently resides.