Miguel Diaz-Canel was proposed in Cuba`s parliament on Wednesday as the sole candidate to replace Raul Castro as president.Apr 19, 2018, 00:40 AM IST
The eldest son of late Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart, committed suicide on Thursday aged 68 after being treated for months for depression, Cuban state-run media reported.Feb 02, 2018, 09:28 AM IST
Castro Junior, 68, also known as "Fidelito" because of how much he looked like his father, had initially been hospitalized for depression and then continued treatment outside of hospital.Feb 02, 2018, 07:05 AM IST
Armando Hart Davalos, a key figure of the Cuban revolution and close friend of Fidel Castro, died Sunday in Havana at the age of 87.Nov 27, 2017, 10:05 AM IST
The book details how CIA agent David Atlee Phillips recruited him in 1959 and trained him in Havana to kill Fidel Castro, who died last year of natural causes.
The Cuban government`s traditional May Day parade Monday is the last to be overseen by President Raul Castro -- and the first without his late brother and revolutionary predecessor Fidel.May 01, 2017, 10:48 AM IST
Gandarilla Bermejo will replace General Carlos Fernandez Gondin, 78, who died on Saturday after a long illness.Jan 10, 2017, 11:49 AM IST
About 70,000 people have visited Cuban leader Fidel Castro`s tomb in the city of Santiago de Cuba over the past month since his interment.Jan 08, 2017, 09:00 AM IST
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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon had called Fidel Castro as "one of the most important Latin American leaders of the 20th century".Dec 21, 2016, 12:37 PM IST
The president of the UN General Assembly called Fidel Castro "one of the 20th century's most iconic and influential leaders" at a memorial tribute to the late leader of the Cuban revolution who led his country for nearly 50 years.Dec 21, 2016, 05:30 AM IST
Fidel Castro, the communist revolutionary who presided over Cuba for nearly half a century, died at the age of 90 on November 25 this year.Dec 18, 2016, 18:25 PM IST
Cuba opens a new era without the communist leader who ruled the island for decades.Dec 04, 2016, 19:02 PM IST
After two days of tributes to Castro in Cuba`s capital, the "caravan of freedom" departed on a 950-kilometer (590-mile) trek retracing the route of his revolution`s victory tour of 1959.Dec 01, 2016, 06:05 AM IST
The urn containing the remains of Castro, who died Friday at age 90, was covered by a Cuban flag and protected by a crystal covering as it was transported.
Castro died on November 25 at the age 90, after defying the United States during a half-century of iron-fisted rule and surviving the eclipse of global communism.Nov 30, 2016, 11:19 AM IST
Zuma has been weakened by a series of scandals but the manoeuvre to oust him took many by surprise in the African National Congress, which has held power since 1994.
Passengers from Miami, wearing straw hats provided by American Airlines with the word "Cuba" on the back, were greeted with welcome signs in various languages.Nov 29, 2016, 12:12 PM IST
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday left for Cuban capital Havana to pay his last respects to the country's former president and revolutionary leader Fidel Castro who passed away on Friday.Nov 29, 2016, 08:54 AM IST
Castro died on Friday at the age of 90, a decade after stepping down due to poor health and ceding power to his brother Raul Castro.Nov 29, 2016, 03:26 AM IST