Raul Castro

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

John Wight | Posted 19.12.2014 | 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 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...

The 8 Most Unexpectedly Amazing Things That Happened At Nelson Mandela's Memorial (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 10.12.2013 | UK

There were a few serendipitous meetings amongst some of the world's most powerful people at the memorial for Nelson Mandela in Soweto. We've learnt...

It's Time for America to Get Over Its McCarthy-Era Hissy Fit

Nash Riggins | Posted 26.06.2013 | UK Politics
Nash Riggins

At this point, it's fair to say that denying Mariela Castro the pleasure of hanging out in Philly for a day is even more hypocritical than it is pointless - so why don't lawmakers stop acting like a Cuban gay rights activist is posing some menacing threat to the American way of life, and instead take a stab at drafting a productive piece of legislature for a change?

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.