Fidel Castro

Cuba No Es Fi(d)el: Impressions on the Duelo Nacional

Stefano Piano | Posted 14.12.2016 | UK Politics
Stefano Piano

The Duelo Nacional might imply that Cuba stopped for Fidel Castro's death. Our conversations with Cubans suggest a rather different story. Since t...

The Bright Side Of Fidel Castro

Maria Karvouni | Posted 05.12.2016 | UK Politics
Maria Karvouni

Regardless from beliefs and political directions, there is always something inspiring that a strong personality has to teach the world and Fidel Castro belonged in that category. His death won't cease his memory, which will forever affect people's works.

The Waugh Zone November 30, 2016

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 30.11.2016 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Wednesday, November 30… 1) DONALD, DUCK! At PMQs a fortnight ago, Jeremy Corbyn exploited Tory discomfort ...

Jeremy Corbyn Praises Fidel Castro's 'Heroism'

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 28.11.2016 | UK

Jeremy Corbyn has praised Fidel Castro’s “heroism”, following the former Cuban leader’s death, according to the Press Association. The Labour ...

Ken Livingstone Describes Fidel Castro's Cuba As A 'Beacon Of Light'

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 28.11.2016 | UK

Ken Livingstone has described Fidel Castro as an “absolute giant of the 20th century” and a “beacon of light” following his death. Although th...

Former Cuban Leader Fidel Castro Has Died

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.11.2016 | UK

Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro has died aged 90, the Communist revolutionary’s brother, President Raul Castro, has announced. The Communist revo...

Baseball and Obama Go Caribbean

Manuel Barcia | Posted 22.03.2017 | UK Sport
Manuel Barcia

It is a symbolic coincidence that the Rays will visit Cuba at the same time Obama will. Back in 1960 baseball was the last open line of communication between Havana and Washington, and it seems that as the two former foes come together, baseball may again be a centerpiece for this new relationship.

Cuba Gives Free WiFi To The People

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK Tech

A cultural centre in Havana has given local residents access to free-WiFi, a first for both Havana and Cuba. The centre is owned and run by famed n...

26 People The Internet Thought Were Dead When They Weren't

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK

Twitter exploded recently at viral gossip reporting Tony Hart's death. Awkwardly, he actually passed away six years ago. Here's a few more reasons ...

The Normalisation of Relations Between the US and Cuba Is a Victory for Right Over Might

John Wight | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK Politics
John Wight

The announcement that the US and Cuba are to begin the process of normalising relations after decades of a US-imposed economic blockade and policy of undermining the Cuban Revolution is long overdue.

Fidel Castro Says Nato Are Just Like The Nazis

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK

Cuba's aging former leader Fidel Castro has accused the West of war-mongering in the Middle East and eastern Europe, comparing Nato to the Nazi SS. ...

Wreckage Of Crashed Air Algerie Flight 'Found In Mali'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK

UPDATE: First Images Of The Air Algerie Crash Wreckage from an Air Algerie plane carrying 116 crew and passengers has reportedly been found in Mali...

Ear Today, Gone Tomorrow

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK

It was ear before, but now it's disappeared. That was the view of Associated Press re-touching experts when they looked closer at seven archive photog...

Fidel Castro Pictured During Rare Public Appearance

Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Fidel Castro, Cuba's former President and revolutionary leader, has made a rare public appearance. He attended the inauguration of an art gallery i...

Snapshot Cuba: Fidel Castro and the Ghosts of Havana

Jason Holmes | Posted 13.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jason Holmes

The colonial neo-classical glory of Havana is bolted to the island's northern rim, its rooves and lanes cooking under a thick film of dust which serves as make up to make starker the city's faded beauty. It's a city as roué, where anything goes. But herein lies the problem of Castro's modern Cuba, a country at once in cultural free fall and rude ideological health.

LOOK: Political Foes Make Boobs Of Themselves In Push-Up Bra Ad

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

From campaigns such as No More Page 3 and Lose The Lads Mags to breast-feeding in public and FEMEN, breasts have long been on the political agenda. ...

LOOK: Fidel Castro Makes Rare Public Appearance

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.04.2013 | UK

Cuba's state newspaper Granma has released new pictures of the ailing former Cuban president, Fidel Castro. Castro, now 86, has made few public app...

Hugo Chavez, Hero or Villain? Look Beyond the Facts For the Real Story

Jeffrey Gedmin | Posted 07.05.2013 | UK Politics
Jeffrey Gedmin

Hugo Chavez, the populist and controversial leader of Venezuela, died at 58-years-old on 5 March in Caracas after 14 years in power. Chavez had battled an unspecified cancer for four years. His death has been met with an outpouring of sorrow or relief, depending on who you listen to.

Revealed: The Story Behind Winston Churchill’s Iconic Bulldog Scowl

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.03.2013 | UK Politics

Famously gruff and tenacious, Prime Minister Winston Churchill earned a deserved reputation as the ‘British Bulldog.’ The cigar-chomping, hard-...

Are We Seeing Real Change in Cuba?

Carl Packman | Posted 22.12.2012 | UK Politics
Carl Packman

On the anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis, Raul Castro is doing things to Cuba that many citizens once thought unimaginable. The reality though is that Cuba is struggling, as it always has done, and the cure will only bring its own problems to the Cuban leader's rule.

Castro's Health 'Is Magnificent'

Posted 22.10.2012 | UK

The cold war may be over - but the propaganda continues. The state-run website Cubadebate released pictures of Fidel Castro holding a newspaper on ...

Fidel Castro 'Close To Death' After Suffering Stroke (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.10.2012 | UK

Rumours are swirling Fidel Castro has suffered a stroke and is close to death. Venezuelan Dr Jose Marquina told El Nuevo Herald the 86-year-old ha...

Castro Hired Former Nazi Officers To Train Cuban Troops

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 15.10.2012 | UK

Fidel Castro, communist revolutionary and leader of Cuba, hired former officers of the Nazi Waffen SS to train his troops during the Cuban missile, ne...

Jaws, Spielberg’s Visceral Masterpiece, Still Has the Power to Shock

Paul Bullock | Posted 28.07.2012 | UK Entertainment
Paul Bullock

In 1975, a man watched a movie. The movie was called Jaws and the man was one Mr Fidel Castro. The Cuban leader liked what he saw and would reportedly go on to proclaim it one of the greatest American films of all time.

LOOK: Is That Batman Next To Fidel Castro...?

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 14.05.2012 | UK Comedy

Reckon this image of Fidel Castro and Christian Bale as Batman might be Photoshopped? Well, you reckon correctly, as just that has happened thanks to ...