Top Leaderboard, Site wide
July 31, 2014
Truthdig: Drilling Beneath the Headlines
Help us grow by sharing
and liking Truthdig:
Sign up for Truthdig's Email NewsletterLike Truthdig on FacebookFollow Truthdig on TwitterSubscribe to Truthdig's RSS Feed

Newsletter

sign up to get updates


Truthdig Bazaar
Now They Tell Us

Now They Tell Us

By Orville Schell, Michael Massing
$9.95

Beyond Bogotá

Beyond Bogotá

By Garry Leech
$17.13

more items

 
Tags

Tag: Castro

Raul Castro Wants Talks With the U.S.

Cuba’s acting President Raul Castro has invited the U.S. to engage in diplomatic talks: “We take this opportunity to once again state that we are willing to resolve at the negotiating table the long-standing dispute between the United States and Cuba.” 

Posted on Dec 3, 2006 READ MORE


Videocast: Gore Vidal on the Kennedy Assassination, Castro and More

In this excerpt from the Truthdig interview, Gore Vidal speaks with Robert Scheer about the Kennedy assassination, Castro and imperialism.  For the full video, go to www.truthdig.com and click on “interviews.”

Posted on Nov 24, 2006 READ MORE


Yuk Yuk

Quote of the week from Dave Letterman: “According to reports, Fidel Castro is alert and being briefed. And I’m thinking, why didn’t we get a president like that?”

Posted on Aug 21, 2006 READ MORE


Where?s Raúl?

Cubans are starting to wonder why they still have not seen or heard from the man Fidel Castro designated to rule while he recovers from surgery.  When NPR asked the president of Cuba?s National Assembly when the Cuban people could expect to hear from Raúl Castro, he replied by asking, ?Where is Mr. Cheney now??

Posted on Aug 3, 2006 READ MORE


Stephen Colbert with Fidel Castro inset

Colbert on Cuba: Itђs Like All of a Sudden the Corleone Familys Being Run by FredoҒ

Emboldened by Castros ailing health, Stephen Colbert has concocted a plan for the invasion of Cuba, featuring cruise liners filled with obese Americans and the ғregime-destroying power of the outlet mall.  ԓMy proposal is controversial, but weve invaded for less,Ҕ the host said as he pitched his vision for a post-Castro world.

Posted on Aug 2, 2006 READ MORE


Fidel and Raul
AP / Dario Lopez-Mills

A Tale of Two Transitions

Why is the United States still pumping tens of millions per year into regime-change efforts that have proved to be a dismal failure?

Posted on Aug 1, 2006 READ MORE


Castro Has Surgery, Cedes Power to Brother

The Cuban leader temporarily relinquished power to his brother Raul because of intestinal surgery. Castro said in a statement he expected to be unable to govern for at least a few weeks.

  • Read a brief profile of Raul Castro

  • Posted on Jul 31, 2006 READ MORE


    Florida Professor, Wife Arrested as Spies for Cuba

    For over two decades, the couple allegedly passed on secrets about U.S. officials, FBI agents and anti-Castro groups. | story

    Posted on Jan 9, 2006 READ MORE


    View older articles:  <  1 2

    View the most popular tags overall?

     
    Right 1, Site wide - BlogAds Premium
     
    Right 2, Site wide - Blogads
     
    Join the Liberal Blog Advertising Network
     
     
     
    Right Skyscraper, Site Wide
     
    Join the Liberal Blog Advertising Network
     

    A Progressive Journal of News and Opinion   Publisher, Zuade Kaufman   Editor, Robert Scheer
    © 2014 Truthdig, LLC. All rights reserved.