“History will absolve me,” the leader of the Cuban Revolution famously predicted. It’s a hard point to argue in light of what he achieved for his country despite incessant interference by the United States.
Millions of Americans believe that President Obama has normalized relations with Cuba and ended over 50 years of American efforts to strangle its economy. So they might have been puzzled by the U.S.' opposition to a recent U.N. resolution.
One of Cuba's most incredible discoveries, a lung cancer vaccine, is about to cross U.S. borders.
For the first time in more than half a century, the presidents of the United States and Cuba have had a formal meeting.
President Obama met with Cuban President Raúl Castro for an hour on Saturday, and the two made progress on plans to restore diplomatic relations.
Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer and the other “Left, Right & Center” panelists discuss the 2016 presidential hopefuls coming into view: Rand Paul, Hillary Clinton and Marco Rubio. Also, President Obama and Cuban leader Raul Castro talk on the phone, and why isn’t police brutality being discussed on the campaign trail?
The Cuban leader just threw down some major hurdles before normalization of relations between the U.S. and Cuba can be realized.
President Obama's historic opening to Cuba is long overdue -- and has a chance of hastening the Castro dictatorship's demise.
The failed United States policy against Cuba, which has for more than half a century stifled relations between these neighboring countries and inflicted generations of harm upon the Cuban people, may finally be collapsing.
President Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro made simultaneous announcements Wednesday about a long overdue "new chapter" beginning between the two countries.