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The United States banned Raul Castro, Cuba's Communist Party leader, for "gross violations of human rights"


Raul Castro is the head of Cuba’s Communist Party and First Secretary of Cuba’s Armed Forces

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US Politics

Twitter restores some blocked Cuban official accounts but not Raul Castro's

HAVANA — Twitter has restored some of the accounts of Cuban state-run media, journalists and government officials it had blocked on Wednesday, although others, such as that of Communist Party leader Raul Castro, remain suspended. 407 more words


Raul Castro Tells Cuba to Ready for More Belt Tightening

Communist Party leader Raul Castro urged Cubans on Wednesday to “be prepared for the worst variant” of the economy, at a time when the US embargo tightens and the aggravated problems in the balance of payments put the country in check. 91 more words


Cuban's Efforts in Venezuela Attract US Attention

As Venezuelans endure their nation’s second major power outage in a month, and recently arrived Russian troops go to work on the ground, the United States is beginning to scrutinize Cuba’s role in the Venezuelan crisis. 400 more words

International Relations

After Fidel: Raul Castro and the Future of Cuba’s Revolution by Brian Latell, “A Book Review”

After the extremely laudatory Anita’s Revolution (LINK, review posted February 4 2019), readers will find this review offers a quite different “take” on the Cuban revolution. 365 more words

Eclectic Reader