Provo residents accidentally experienced Cuba's reaction to Fidel Castro's death
When Provo locals Jon Hammond and Tanner Perry visited Cuba, their favorite part was being able to interact with locals during their trip shortly after the death of Cuban leader Fidel Castro. prev. next. When Provo natives Tanner Perry and Jon Hammond ...
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From Kent to Canada to Cuba: Two weeks in a time capsule
The News Tribune
We got the news that Fidel Castro had died the night before from a tourist from Switzerland. It was Nov. 26, and we were staying in the city of Trinidad on the 10th day of our trip to Cuba. We'd spent a day hiking in the mountains and a day at Playa ...
Cuba mourns Fidel Castro's death: Know all about the controversial Cuban revolutionary
"The dictator Fidel Castro died and the dictator Raul Castro remains", she said, adding that she expects the repression to "intensify". If it weren't for Fidel and the revolution, the people wouldn't be as they are: "educated and cultured". US ...
Voice of America
Iranian-Turkish Tensions Escalate Over Syria, Iraq
Voice of America
Tensions between neighbors Turkey and Iran are on the rise, with the countries jostling for influence in war-torn Syria and Iraq. But there are concerns that the rivalry is fueling sectarian divisions in the region. The tensions could also open the ...
Erdogan's Syria Policy Hits Dead End in Aleppo
AINA (press release)
Cengiz Candar writes, "The fate of Aleppo has the potential to seal the fate of [President Recep Tayyip] Erdogan's regime in Turkey. Too many of Erdogan's eggs are placed in the basket of northern Syrian geopolitics, and most of them are likely to crack.".
Denmark withdraws from airstrikes in Syria and Iraq
Pressenza International Press Agency
An updated chart shows that as of November 27, 2016, 5673 airstrikes in Syria had been launched by The USA, and 306 by Canada, Australia, France, UK, Saudi Arabia, The UAE, Jordan, Bahrain and Turkey (see Chart “Cumulative US and allied airstrikes in ...
2 US officials to attend Fidel Castro funeral
As Cubans prepare for a final ceremony in Santiago de Cuba, Fidel Castro's funeral cortege continued on the island. The preparations at the cemetery have been kept secret, and so has the cause of death. Cuban officials had time to prepare. Castro's ...
Fidel Castro's ashes complete first leg of cross-country trip
SANTA CLARA, Cuba -- Fidel Castro's ashes are completing the first leg of a more than 800-kilometre journey across Cuba, traveling in a flag-draped cedar coffin through small towns and cities where his rebel army fought its way to power nearly 60 years ...
Miami celebrations at Fidel Castro's death shock those in Havana
This Nov. 26, 2016, file photo shows Jose Fernandez dressed as Fidel Castro feigning death as he and other members of the Cuban community celebrate Fidel Castro's death outside Versailles Restaurant in the Little Havana neighborhood of Miami.
Brothers in Arms: Fidel Castro's ashes reunited with 'Che' Guevara
SANTA CLARA: Fidel Castro's ashes were taken today to a symbolic reunion with his fallen comrade-in-arms Ernesto "Che" Guevara in Santa Clara, the first stop in the late Cold War titan's last trip across Cuba. After two days of tributes in Havana ...