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Fidel, Chavez moment after failed 2002 coup captured

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 02:21

Cuban leader Fidel Castro and Hugo Chavez shared their amazement and joy upon the triumphal return to power of the late Venezuelan leader after a brief coup in 2002, an exchange vividly captured in a transcript released on Friday.

Cuban revolutionary heroine Melba Hernandez dies at 92

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 03:15

Cuban revolutionary heroine Melba Hernandez, one of only two women to accompany Fidel Castro in a 1953 assault widely seen as the start of the country`s communist revolution, has died, official media reported Monday. She was 92.

Cuban revolutionary heroine Melba Hernandez dies at 92

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 03:11

Cuban revolutionary heroine Melba Hernandez, one of only two women to accompany Fidel Castro in a 1953 assault widely seen as the start of the country`s communist revolution, has died, official media reported Monday. She was 92.

UN chief meets with Fidel Castro in Havana

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 03:39

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has met with former Cuban leader Fidel Castro in Havana.

Fidel Castro appears in first photo in months

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 00:37

Official media have published the first photo of former Cuban President Fidel Castro in more than four months.

Barack Obama-Raul Castro handshake sparks buzz, draws flak

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 09:51

After the rare, unanticipated gesture of handshake between US President Barack Obama and Cuban leader Raul Castro created a stir, the White House down played the event by saying that it was not a "pre-planned encounter".

Nelson Mandela Memorial: As It Happened

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 10:16

11000 security men have been deployed for the event.

Vice Prez Ansari meets revolutionary icon Fidel Castro

Last Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013, 20:32

Making the first-ever bilateral visit to communist Cuba by any Indian VVIP, Vice President Hamid Ansari called on revolutionary icon Fidel Castro and had a "very warm and affectionate" meeting with him.

Meeting with Fidel Castro highlight of visit to Cuba: Ansari

Last Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013, 19:27

Fidel Castro is "fit and in good shape", Vice President Hamid Ansari said today after a meeting with the revolutionary icon which he described as the "highlight" of his visit to Cuba.

Vice President Ansari meets revolutionary icon Fidel Castro

Last Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013, 09:11

Vice President Hamid Ansari`s meeting with revolutionary hero Fidel Castro was the high point of the first ever bilateral visit by any Indian VVIP to Cuba, during which the two countries also inked an agreement on cooperation in broadcasting.

Fidel Castro rejects alleged Cuban refusal to host Snowden

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 21:16

Fidel Castro said in remarks published today that no Cuban official should have denied US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden entry to the communist-run island, as alleged by a Russian newspaper.

Cuba`s Fidel Castro says didn`t expect to live to 87

Last Updated: Thursday, August 15, 2013, 09:29

In a long, wide-ranging article taking up three pages of Communist Party newspaper Granma, Castro, whose birthday was tomorrow, wrote about being stricken with a near-fatal intestinal ailment on July 26, 2006.