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Fidel Castro Biography

Fidel Castro Biography – Documentary:
This is a beautifully made documentary packed with rare archive footage and photographs. It shows Castro’s childhood, his recklessness as a youth, his blossoming talents at the University of Havana and then his swift and complex ride to lawyer, jailbird, guerilla, politician and revolutionary. Adored and deplored, Castro’s life makes compelling viewing.
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Two Cuba’s, two different political systems. Here you can be the judge of which one was more successful. Vintage footage that has been censored for over 55 years has finally been made available. See the images that the media has kept hidden for decades.

New footage emerges of Fidel Castro days after Cuba revolution

New footage emerges of Fidel Castro days after Cuba revolution

The interview, which has emerged in a new documentary on the Cuban revolutionary leader, was filmed just days after his forces toppled the regime of dictator Fulgencio Batista.
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Elian Gonzalez Grown Up, Leaves Cuba, Speaks About ‘Uncle Fidel’

“Fourteen years after he made headlines as the subject of a bitter international custody battle, Gonzalez spoke to CNN on Tuesday.

It’s his first trip abroad since the U.S. government removed him at gunpoint from his relatives’ home in Miami and, after a legal battle, sent him back to Cuba to live with his father.

Gonzalez, who turned 20 last week, was just 6 years old when he was found clinging to an inner tube after the tiny boat he was traveling in from Cuba sank on the way to the United States. Gonzalez’s mother and nine other people in the boat drowned.”* The Young Turks hosts Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian break it down, including Cenk’s dramatic confrontation with Elian Gonzalez protesters in Miami during the height of the story.

*Read more here from Andres Lopez. Cindy Y. Rodriguez and Patrick Oppmann / CNN:
http://www.cnn.com/2013/12/10/world/americas/elian-gonzalez-ecuador-interview/

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CUBA BEFORE FIDEL CASTRO’S COMMUNIST REVOLUTION 2/12

CUBA BEFORE FIDEL CASTRO'S COMMUNIST REVOLUTION  2/12

Parte:2/8:HAVANA :IMAGES OF HAVANA IN THE 50S Barbarito Diez cantando el danzon “OLVIDO ” Y Celia Cruz cantando
“NOSTALGIA HABANERA”.Imagenes de peatones en el centro y Habana Vieja;trafico de automoviles;calles y avenidas,el Malecon,Quinta AV.edificios modernos…….. coloniales,
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U.S. President Barack Obama arrived on Sunday in Cuba, in a historic visit that could mark the beginning of a new era in U.S. relations with its neighbor after more than 50 years of Cold War-era animosity.
The plane touched down at 4:19 p.m. local time at Jose Marti International Airport, where Obama was greeted by Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez as well as other Cuban and U.S. officials.
Obama descended the plane accompanied by First Lady Michelle Obama, while holding an umbrella overhead due to a light rain coming down in Havana.
Havana Vieja, or Old Havana, the capital’s historic district, will be the first place Obama visited on Sunday on a walking tour of key sites, such as Havana’s Cathedral, Plaza Vieja and San Francisco Square, as well as the Museum of the City.
He will be accompanied by his wife and two daughters during the tour, which highlights the history, cultural significance, and beauty of the city, which is declared a World Heritage Site by the United Nations in 1982.
On Monday, Obama will lay a wreath at a memorial to Cuba’s national hero Jose Marti at Revolution Square before meeting with Cuban President Raul Castro.
The U.S. head of state will be welcomed by Castro at an official ceremony, before the two leaders hold a closed-door meeting, after which they are expected to hold a joint press conference.
Also on Monday, Obama will meet with Cuban and American entrepreneurs to hear about their experiences and explore opportunities to develop long-term relationships, despite the economic and trade embargo Washington continues to impose on Cuba.
Prior to his trip, the Cuban government ruled out the possibility of offering political concessions to Washington as a precondition to restoring full bilateral ties with the United States.
Havana stressed Washington’s economic and financial blockade of the island remains in force despite new measures announced last week by the White House to relax aspects of the embargo.
The visit which ends on Tuesday, the first by a U.S. president since 1928, marks the most important moment since Obama and Castro agreed in December 2014 to restore diplomatic ties and end half a century of hostility following Cuba’s revolution, which ousted a pro-American government in 1959.
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The birthplace of Fidel Castro “Casa Natal de Fidel Castro” in Birán (Cuba) is now a museum

At the entrance of the birtplace (museum) you will be assigned a guide that shows you the property and gives a lot of information in English. Birán is a small village in the municipality Mayarí of the province Holguín, Eastern Cuba. The place is best known as the birthplace of Fidel Castro and his brother Raúl. They were respectively born in 1926 and 1931 on the 93 km² estate of their father. The estate, where the birthplace of Fidel and Raul Castro is, opened in November 2002 as a museum. If you visit this museum you must ensure you have your passport with you. You can`t pay with dollars in Cuba for years, but the old tickets are still used. The last visit of Fidel Castro took place on September 23, 2003, on the centenary of his mother Lina Ruz who died in 1963. You can see the bed where Lina Ruz gave birth of each of her seven children, but also the crib where the Castro `s the first months of their lives slept. A total of 1.175 museum objects are managed by the National Heritage Board of the Ministry of Culture. The estate was originally founded in 1915 by the father, Angel Castro Argiz,
as sugarcane plantation. Various properties of the family are still on the estate and a primary school. The school had only one classroom. The road to Santiago de Cuba ran over the property and for that reason he built a hotel, pub, post office, shop and arena for cockfights. The arena for cockfighting and the housing for workers from Haiti. The workers spent the money they earned in the pub, shop or at the cockfights. Eleven of the 27 original buildings have been preserved and the estate has been declared a National Monument in 2009. The original wooden house of Angel Castro Argiz was destroyed by a fire in 1954, but there was a replica built in 1974. On the estate are buried Angel Castro Argiz, Lina Ruz González, the grandmother and other family. The President Raúl Castro wants to be buried in the Mausoleum of the Frank País Second Front, in the mountains of Santiago de Cuba, with his wife Vilma Espin.

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Montreal City is a place of movement, talent, and a great multi culture of music and arts all under one roof, it is also a place where anything can be seen or herd, especially in the underground subways.
Moving back and fourth everyday commuters go from their homes to their work and then from their workplace back to their homes; also when commuting they also hear in the distance or up close when passing by the special different talented performers that love to perform each day in the metro, each performer has their own special unique way of performing each day, from playing a guitar, flute, piano, sax, or even singing out loud.
Each performer performs for money and also to be heard or remembered.
Me as a photographer and video editor, I love to capture and preserve these special moments in time that I come across in my journeys.
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A Revolution Betrayed 1950’s
Cuban Revolution by the rebel revolutionaries of the “26th of July Movement” led by Fidel Castro. Secretary of State Christian A. Herter in press conference with Premier Fidel Castro of Cuba. Cuban women marching with rifles. Cuban soldiers in formation. Three revolutionaries on top of Military Prison, shows political prisoners. Castro raves and rants as he speaks. Castro troops march toward camera, pan down to feet of marchers. Cuban rebel revolutionaries in mountain camp, cooking animal over open fire. Fidel Castro with three of his men holding weapons. Raul Castro at camp with 26th of July Movement armband. Fidel and Raul Castro, Raul wearing 26th July armband. Red Chinese officer pins medal on Raul Castro.

Shows Ernesto Che Guevara in rebel mountain camp. Cuban peasants farmers marching with banners and knives. Political prisoners in ox cart being pulled by team of oxen. Premier Castro seated behind desk. Rebel Army Captain Antonio Nunez Jimenez, Director of the National Institute of Agrarian Reform (INRA) greets Premier Nikita S. Khrushchev of Russia. Premier Castro ranting and raving as he speaks into microphone spewing hate. Adolf Hitler ranting and raving as he speaks. Book burning in Nazi Germany after Hitler came to power. Scenes of Cuban Military prison and prisoners. Scenes of Cuban Military Judges. Political prisoner executed, shot by firing squad, falls backward into grave. Five Judges of Cuban Supreme Court arrives in Buenos Aires choosing exile rather than serve cause of tyranny.

Cuban Military Prison riot. Russian tank crushing uprising in satellite country. Red Chinese Communist visitors to Cuba warmly greeted. Army truck convoy of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army enter Tibet. Crates of Red Chinese weapons furnished to Cuba. Cubans operate anti-aircraft gun.

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Fidel Castro: Cuba releases new pictures of its former president

Fidel Castro: Cuba releases new pictures of its former president

Cuba has released a series of photos featuring former president Fidel Castro in a meeting with Venezuelan journalist, Miguel Angel Perez Pirela, in late March. The photos first appeared on the Cuban government website, Cubadebate. Perez Pirela, a political analyst and host of a program that airs on Venezuela’s state TV, met with Castro on March 31 for what Cubadebate described as a “personal meeting”. Report by Rob Gillett.

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Cuba: Pope Francis meets Fidel Castro after Havana Mass – BBC News

Pope Francis meets former Cuban President Fidel Castro, with the two men discussing world affairs and religion and exchanging books.

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Recent pictures of ex-Cuba leader Fidel Castro

He is rarely seen in public these days, but a series of photos show 87-year-old former Cuban leader Fidel Castro meeting with Vietnamese President Nguyen Tan Dung on Thursday.

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Showing some of the pictures of my trip to Cuba. This is part one (of two).

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Cuban History, Assata Shakur & Fidel Castro By Dr. Vibert Muhammad – The LanceScurv Show

http://www.LanceScurv.com/ – Dr. Vibert Muhammad breaks down Cuban history in a manner that is quite informative and refreshing.
He speaks on the current issue of the U.S/Cuban relations, what it means to our honorable Warrior/Queen Assata Shakur and what Fidel Castro told him personally about how he views his beloved Cuba.

Vibert Muhammad is a faculty member in the History Department at the University of Central Florida.

He is the premier scholar on the Nation of Islam and Islam among people of the African diaspora. His works have been shown on PBS, BBC, the History Channel, Discovery and several major networks such as NBC, ABC, and CBS.

His scholarship also ranges into Afro-Latino Cultural History, Constitutional and Legal History,and Labor and Social History.

He is the author of hundreds of articles and the academic bestseller, Inside The Nation of Islam.

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