- BloombergAug 27 03:41 AM
Julio Hernandez is a telecommunications engineer, but like almost anyone else in Cuba who wants to get on the Internet, to do so he must crouch on a dusty street corner with his laptop, inhaling car exhaust and enduring sweltering heat.
- Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! NewsAug 13 12:13 PM
" Cuba is owed compensation equivalent to damages, which total many millions of dollars, as our country has stated with irrefutable arguments and data in all of its speeches at the United Nations," Mr. Castro wrote in an essay published by local media. Recommended: How much do you know about Cuba? Resolving outstanding claims on both sides will be a complex, and critical, part of the thawing of...
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsAug 16 05:03 AM
By Daniel Trotta HAVANA (Reuters) - Josefina Vidal receives a check from the United States for $4,085 once a year, rent money for the U.S. naval base at Cuba's Guantanamo Bay. Former leader Fidel Castro used to stuff them into a drawer and Vidal says they are now stored in archives "like a historical document," a symbol of the bitterness between the two countries for over half a century. "I ...
- The Fiscal Times via Yahoo! NewsAug 14 09:27 AM
Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio is using the reopening of the U.S. embassy in Cuba to renew his attacks on President Obama’s foreign policy. In a speech to the conservative-leaning Foreign Policy Initiative in New York, Rubio said the president “has rewarded the Castro regime for its repressive tactics…. More than any other candidate, Rubio, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations ...
- UPIAug 13 12:10 PM
Andrew V. Pestano HAVANA, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Communist leader and former President of Cuba Fidel Castro wrote in a birthday address Thursday that the United States owes his country millions of dollars.
- CBS NewsAug 13 12:39 PM
Former Cuban president's essay published on day before U.S. flag to be raised over restored American Embassy
- CNBCAug 14 11:58 AM
Fidel Castro once revealed some uncharacteristic financial regrets when seeking help for Cuba from a U.S. banker in 1980.
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsAug 13 02:19 PM
Fidel Castro marked his 89th birthday Thursday by insisting the United States owes Cuba "many millions of dollars" because of the half-century-old American trade embargo. Castro spoke out in an essay published in local media a day before US Secretary of State John Kerry makes a historic visit to Cuba to reopen the US embassy as part of the countries' restoration of diplomatic relations. The ...
- NBC NEWSAug 15 09:30 AM
Castro told a Citigroup executive in the 1980s he regretted kicking the IMF out of Cuba in his early days of the communist revolution.
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsAug 13 04:23 PM
HAVANA (AP) — Fidel Castro marked his 89th birthday with a newspaper column Thursday repeating assertions that the U.S. owes socialist Cuba "numerous millions of dollars" for damages caused by its decades-long embargo.
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