Iran leader meets with Fidel Castro during stop in Havana
Latin America & the Caribbean

Iran leader meets with Fidel Castro during stop in Havana

HAVANA (AP) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani met with former Cuban leader Fidel Castro and his brother President Raul Castro during a one-day state visit in Havana on Monday, Sept. 19, 2016. His sit-down with Fidel Castro was an unusual encounter since Cuba’s 90-year-old retired president receives only a few people. Officials did not say … Continue reading

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Fidel Castro to Obama: We don’t need your ‘presents’
Latin America & the Caribbean

Fidel Castro to Obama: We don’t need your ‘presents’

HAVANA (AP) — Fidel Castro responded Monday to President Barack Obama’s historic trip to Cuba with a long, bristling letter recounting the history of U.S. aggression against Cuba, writing that “we don’t need the empire to give us any presents.” The 1,500-word letter in state media titled “Brother Obama” was Castro’s first response to the … Continue reading