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Stories with person: Fulgencio Batista
  • Cuba's aging leaders to remain in power years longer story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Apr-20-16 10:30 am

    HAVANA - The former guerrilla fighters who founded Cuba's single-party government will hold power for years to come after a twice-a-decade Communist Party congress kept President Raul Castro and his hardline deputy in the top leadership positions.

  • Raul Castro presents grim portrait of Cuban reforms story has photos
    Updated: Apr-16-16 4:27 pm

    HAVANA - Cuban President Raul Castro delivered a grim report on the state of the country on Saturday, acknowledging that the communist bureaucracy he oversees has failed to implement most of the hundreds of changes launched five years ago to stimulate the stagnant centrally controlled economy.

  • Fidel Castro, 89, makes rare public appearance in Cuba 
    Updated: Apr-08-16 11:40 am

    HAVANA - Fidel Castro has made a rare public appearance, speaking to school children about his brother's late wife and revolutionary figure Vilma Espin.