Communist Party of Cuba

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    Hugo Chávez Calls Cuban Reforms 'Refreshing'

    walksydneystreets.netRefreshing! Like Cuba's economic reforms​Over the past decade, Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez has become the Cuban government's number one supporter. His oil subsidies help keep the embargoed island afloat and, in return, he welcomes Cuban doctors to Caracas's poor, inner-c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    Miami's Hardcore Castro Foes Won't be Watching Party Congress

    ​While much of the world will be focusing on Cuba's Communist Party Congress when it kicks off on the island Saturday, one group seems to care less what happens during what is being billed as a turning point for the totalitarian regime. At Versailles Restaurant on Calle Ocho, ground zero for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2011

    Fidel Castro Quit as Communist Party Leader Five Years Ago, Just Bothered to Let Everyone Know Now

    ​Facing failing health in 2006, Fidel Castro transferred his presidential title and duties to his brother Raúl, but it was thought he still held onto his power as chief of the Cuban Communist Party. In a newspaper column published today, though, Castro revealed he resigned that post five years ag ... More >>

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    February 18, 2010
  • Culture

    February 18, 2010
  • Blogs

    February 9, 2010

    Guess Who Hates Avatar? Communists, Fidel Castro

    Over the weekend, a Cuban movie critic became the last person in the world to see Avatar. His verdict: meh.Weta​In a review in Granma, the official daily of the Cuban Communist Party, Rolando Pérez Betancourt pooh-poohs the money-minting, Oscar-nominated movie as a dumb action flick."Dramatically ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2008

    Castro Resigns

    Citng his "critical health condition" Fidel Castro stepped down as Cuba's president and commander-in-chief on Tuesday, ending a tenure as head of state that lasted nearly a half century, according to Granma, the official publication of the Cuban Communist Party. It appears Castro gave no notice of ... More >>

  • News

    July 29, 2004

    Politics and Policy

    With its severe new Cuba regulations, the Bush administration alienated some Miami exiles, but not the ones who matter

  • News

    April 10, 2003


    Caught between Iraq and a hard-line place

  • News

    April 4, 2002


    You've seen the revolutionary photo, now here's the soap opera

  • News

    May 11, 2000

    The Great Divide

    Correspondence from our readers

  • News

    February 24, 2000

    According to Granma

    Threats and Violence Lead to Tragedy

  • Music

    July 8, 1999
  • News

    June 10, 1999

    A Mind in Exile

    Andres Orta believes the true enemies of the Cuban people are Jews. And blacks. Nice.

  • News

    June 3, 1992

    Slaves to the Ritmo

    It was a grand evening of poetry and song at the James L. Knight Center. So why did Radio Ritmo pull its sponsorship of singer Alberto Cortez?