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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez (L) speaks with Cuban President Fidel Castro (R) on 16 April, 1999,

Venezuelan Democracy Was Strangled by Cuba

Decades of infiltration helped ruin a once-prosperous nation.

Britain's Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, gestures to the crowd not to cheer him before he speaks during a rally in central London on May 12, 2018.

Jeremy Corbyn Has a Soft Spot for Extremists

The British Labour leader misses no opportunity to condemn the West, but he’s full of praise for violent revolutionaries.

TOPSHOT - View of a Cuban flag at half-mast in front of the US Embassy in Havana, on November 26, 2016, the morning after Cuba's historic revolutionary leader Fidel Castro died aged 90.
One of the world's longest-serving rulers and modern history's most singular characters, Castro defied 11 US administrations and hundreds of assassination attempts. / AFP / YAMIL LAGE        (Photo credit should read YAMIL LAGE/AFP/Getty Images)

Targeting American Diplomats, Cuba Is Up to its Dirty Old Tricks

It's hard to believe the level of harassment U.S. officials face in Havana.

HAVANA, CUBA - AUGUST 14:  Cubans look out their window across the street from the newly reopened U.S. Embassy in hopes of watching the flag-raising ceremony August 14, 2015 in Havana, Cuba. The first American secretary of state to visit Cuba since 1945, Secretary of State John Kerry visited the reopened embassy, a symbolic act after the the two former Cold War enemies reestablished diplomatic relations in July.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Trump Has Set U.S.-Cuba Relations Back Decades

This isn’t a strong statement on human rights. It’s a political sop to voters in Miami.

Cuban President Raul Castro (C), speaks next to first vice president Miguel Diaz-Canel during a special session of the Cuban Parliament, on June 1, 2017, to discuss about economic policies. / AFP PHOTO / STR        (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Fine Tuning the Cuba Embargo

Providing sanctions relief to empower the Cuban people does not mean we should give up our ability to pressure the Castro regime.

Tourists walk near the Manzana Kempinski Hotel, the first luxury five star plus tourist facility in Cuba, on May 22, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / YAMIL LAGE        (Photo credit should read YAMIL LAGE/AFP/Getty Images)

Cuba Rollback Could Cost Trump on Jobs Front

Companies, farmers, and even many Cuban-Americans don’t want to see restrictions reimposed.

Cubans attend the passage of the urn with the ashes of Cuban leader Fidel Castro from Revolution Square in Santiago, Cuba on December 4, 2016 on its way to the cemetery.
The ashes of late Cuban leader Fidel Castro were taken on Sunday to be laid to rest at a cemetery in the eastern city of Santiago de Cuba. / AFP / RODRIGO ARANGUA        (Photo credit should read RODRIGO ARANGUA/AFP/Getty Images)

A Nervous Cuba Awaits the Trump Presidency

With the passing of Fidel Castro, a young generation of Cubans worries that the nascent rapprochement with the United States may be reversed.

(FILE) Cuban president, Fidel Castro, inaugurates several newly built areas added to an old Havana hospital, 05 June 1989. AFP PHOTO/FILE/RAFAEL PEREZ (Photo credit should read RAFAEL PEREZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Our Bogeyman in Havana Is Dead

What Fidel Castro’s death means for the future of U.S.-Cuba relations.

Cuban President Fidel Castro, 71, speaks 24 February in Havana during a speech after he was reelected President of Cuba by the National Assembly. In a unanimous vote, Castro was reelected to another five year term.   AFP PHOTO/Adalberto ROQUE (Photo credit should read ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Fidel Was Hell

The longest-ruling dictator of the 20th century was a radical bent on transformational, alternative global development. Ironically, he left his country conservative, impoverished, and isolated.

Cuban President Fidel Castro delivers a 4:29-hour speech at the United Nations headquarters in New York, on September 26th, 1960.   AFP PHOTO/OAH (Oficina de Asuntos Historicos del Consejo de Estado)  FOR USE ONLY IN NEWSPAPERS, MAGAZINES AND INTERNET / AFP / OAH        (Photo credit should read OAH/AFP/Getty Images)

Will History Absolve Fidel Castro?

The legacy of Cuba’s socialist revolution is still very much in doubt.

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Fidel Castro Doesn’t Share His Brother’s Enthusiasm About U.S. Thaw

Fidel Castro blasts President Obama following his historic visit to Cuba.

U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro arrive for an exposition game between the Cuban national team and the Major League Baseball team Tampa Bay Devil Rays at the Estado Latinoamericano March 22, 2016 in Havana, Cuba. This is the first time a sittng president has visited Cuba in 88 years.

Hotels and Wi-Fi in Cuba Now, Human Rights, Eventually

President Obama may have scored major diplomatic and commercial wins in Cuba, but unresolved tensions over human rights could set a chill over warming ties between Washington and Havana.

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A Pope, a Patriarch, and a Missing Superpower

How did the United States find itself on the sidelines of the historic meeting between the two religious leaders?

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Why Cuba Needs to Follow the Singapore Model

Fifty years ago Lee Kuan Yew turned a tiny rock in the sea into one of Asia’s strongest economies. Castro could do the same in the Caribbean.

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Obama and Castro End 50 Years of Silence With Historic Panama Meeting

The meeting comes as the two leaders attempt a diplomatic rapprochement between Cuba and the United States.

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Obama and Castro Shake Hands at Regional Summit

The historic meeting comes as Cuba and the United States work to normalize relations.

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One Castro Is Dead. Long Live the Other One.

Rumors of Castro’s passing continues to swirl on social media. But it’s not the Castro you think.

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