# fidel-castro - Yesterday’s News
It’s the unbelievable story of how two young Americans became international arms dealers.
# fidel-castro - Saturday 13 August, 2016
The ‘father of the Cuban Revolution’ has recently re-emerged into the public eye after a decade in the shadows.
# fidel-castro - Monday 28 March, 2016
Obama last week became the first US president to visit Castro’s Cuba since the communist leader came to power in 1959.
# fidel-castro - Monday 12 January, 2015
They’re old pals.
# fidel-castro - Wednesday 17 December, 2014
“These 50 years have shown that isolation hasn’t worked. It’s time for a new approach,” said Barack Obama.
# fidel-castro - Sunday 19 October, 2014
Cuba has offered to help in the fight against the disease.
# fidel-castro - Sunday 27 July, 2014
*According to the Conference North side’s official Twitter account.
# fidel-castro - Saturday 9 March, 2013
We’ve lost a colourful world leader who genuinely seemed to have the best interests of his people at heart. But the facts don’t lie – Chávez’s economic legacy is a warning against statist socialism, writes Aaron McKenna.
# fidel-castro - Monday 25 February, 2013
This is the second five year term for the 81-year-old Raul Castro who officially took over from his brother Fidel in 2008.
# fidel-castro - Friday 22 February, 2013
The 81-year-old is due to be installed for another five-year term on Sunday – but may not see it through.
# fidel-castro - Friday 28 December, 2012
Cuban leader Fidel Castro left a gift for then-Taoiseach Charles Haughey during his brief stopover in Shannon in late 1982.
# fidel-castro - Wednesday 26 December, 2012
The Titanic disaster, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Anglo-Irish Treaty: 2012 has been a big year for commemorations. Here’s your guide to the bigger commemorations held this year.
# fidel-castro - Tuesday 25 December, 2012
From Lady Gaga hanging out with Julian Assange to Tupac Shakur’s Coachella performance, here’s our shortlist of the stranger celebrity and political encounters of the year.
# fidel-castro - Monday 22 October, 2012
Venezuela’s Vice President, Elias Jaua, said that he met with the aging revolutionary, which was Castro’s first public appearance in a number of months.
# fidel-castro - Tuesday 10 April, 2012
It didn’t take long for the new Miami Marlins manager to land himself in trouble.
# fidel-castro - Wednesday 28 March, 2012
The Pope gave an unusually political speech before hundreds of thousands of people in Cuba today.
# fidel-castro - Sunday 25 March, 2012
A US politician has written to the Taoiseach urging him to stop the statue being built – but supporters of the project say the statue will commemorate Che’s Irish heritage. What do you think?
# fidel-castro - Wednesday 21 March, 2012
Enda Kenny is presented with a letter from the chairman of the House of Representatives’ Foreign Affairs committee.
# fidel-castro - Wednesday 29 February, 2012
Galway City Council plans to erect a monument marking the revolutionary fighter’s links with the City of the Tribes.
# fidel-castro - Monday 27 February, 2012
The Venezuelan leader says he will still run in October’s presidential election despite the recurrence of his illness.
# fidel-castro - Thursday 26 January, 2012
The former Cuban leader has slammed the Republican Party candidates vying for the nomination to face Barack Obama in the autumn.
# fidel-castro - Wednesday 4 January, 2012
A state-run website says Twitter allowed the phrase ‘fidelcastro’ to trend, furthering a false rumour that he had died.
# fidel-castro - Thursday 3 November, 2011
The move is part of a series of free-market changes introduced by Raul Castro since he took over from Fidel.
# fidel-castro - Tuesday 27 September, 2011
In tonight’s Fix: Who is on the ballot paper for the presidential election?; why is Ireland’s international reputation falling further?; and just who is Alessio Rastani?
The former Cuban leader has dismissed Barack Obama’s recent UN speech and condemned Nato’s campaign in Libya as a “monstrous crime”.
# fidel-castro - Friday 22 July, 2011
The Venezuelan president has also had plenty to say about his country’s performance at the Copa America.
# fidel-castro - Wednesday 29 June, 2011
New pictures have emerged of the Venezuelan president chatting with his Cuban counterpart.
# fidel-castro - Sunday 26 June, 2011
The Venezuelan president reappeared on Twitter on Friday, but he hasn’t been seen in public for two weeks after undergoing surgery in Cuba.
# fidel-castro - Tuesday 19 April, 2011
The ailing leader Fidel Castro made a surprise appearance at Communist Party Congress, where delegates elected party veterans to key positions.
# fidel-castro - Sunday 17 April, 2011
Raul Castro says top politicians should be limited to two five-year terms – signalling a possible withdrawal from public life.
# fidel-castro - Thursday 16 December, 2010
The Cuban leader needed convincing to have surgery after being diagnosed with a perforated intestine in 2006, and nearly died.