With Raul Castro’s resignation as first secretary of the Communist Party, the Castro era is officially over in Cuba.
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Just as Fidel Castro's 2016 death did not transform US-Cuba ties, his brother Raul’s exit from politics is unlikely to do so. But Cuba itself is changing. Eventually, Havana and Washington will, too.
Bay of Pigs debacle: Watched by armed guards, grim-faced US-backed invaders are marched off to prison after their capture by Fidel Castro’s forces.
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The New York Times gave in to White House pressure and did not publish crucial information about an impending US-backed invasion of Cuba. It's an old story, much repeated – but it's wrong.
Venzuelan President Nicolás Maduro holds up the passports of two Americans detained in Venezuela in early May.
US denies backing failed raid to remove Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro – but it has a long history of sponsoring private armies elsewhere.
The new president-elect delivered some mixed messages during the campaign.
The author with his brother and father on the way to Florida
“Normalization” – that’s been the word of the week among Cubans and Cuba watchers. Set aside for the moment whether it’s really possible for a dictatorship and a democracy to have normal relations, since…