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#Castro

# castro - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Havana holds huge tribute to Castro; all kinds of world leaders turn up

Ireland’s ambassador to Mexico Sonja Hyland was in attendance in Havana last night.

# castro - Monday 28 November, 2016

Poll: Do you think President Higgins' tribute to Fidel Castro was appropriate? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think President Higgins' tribute to Fidel Castro was appropriate?

The president has come in for criticism over his statement on the death of the former Cuban leader.

# castro - Sunday 27 November, 2016

President Higgins criticised for praising 'brutal dictator' Castro

The death of the former Cuban leader has sparked a mixed response.

# castro - Saturday 26 November, 2016

President Higgins expresses his "great sadness" upon hearing of Fidel Castro's death

Donald Trump, meanwhile, called Castro a “brutal dictator who oppressed his people for six decades”.

# castro - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

From The42 Racing suspend Castro for missing Champions Cup semi to hit Vegas with PSG The Hangover

Racing suspend Castro for missing Champions Cup semi to hit Vegas with PSG

The 34-year-old missed Racing’s Champions Cup semi-final win against Leicester.

# castro - Friday 8 April, 2016

Fidel Castro has appeared in public for the first time in nearly a year

The revolutionary icon criticised Barack Obama’s recent visit.

# castro - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

'What did you say about political prisoners?' Castro fields questions at Obama press conference

A joint-appearance by the leaders of both states didn’t always go smoothly.

# castro - Sunday 20 March, 2016

Obama aims to end decades of hostility with historic visit to Cuba

It’s the first time a US president has visited the Communist country in almost 90 years.

# castro - Saturday 4 April, 2015

Fidel Castro has appeared in public for the first time in 14 months

He was apparently very lucid.

# castro - Friday 12 December, 2014

From The42 Armitage and Castrogiovanni in the dock after being hit with complaints of misconduct Keep It Clean

Armitage and Castrogiovanni in the dock after being hit with complaints of misconduct

The incidents allegedly occured during and after Toulon’s clash with the Leicester Tigers at Welford Road.

# castro - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Ohio kidnapper Ariel Castro found dead in his prison cell

CBS television and other US news outlets reported that the former Cleveland, Ohio school bus driver, who was sentenced to life in prison last month, was found dead in his cell late last night.

# castro - Monday 27 February, 2012

Hugo Chavez flies to Cuba for 'urgent' cancer treatment

The Venezuelan leader says he will still run in October’s presidential election despite the recurrence of his illness.

# castro - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Castro on US presidential hopefuls: 'A contest of idiocy and ignorance'

The former Cuban leader has slammed the Republican Party candidates vying for the nomination to face Barack Obama in the autumn.

# castro - Sunday 25 December, 2011

The 9 at 9: Christmas Day 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Christmas Day

Nine things to know this Christmas morning…

# castro - Thursday 3 November, 2011

Cuba to allow citizens to buy and sell property

The move is part of a series of free-market changes introduced by Raul Castro since he took over from Fidel.

# castro - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

Fidel Castro labels Obama's UN speech 'gibberish'

The former Cuban leader has dismissed Barack Obama’s recent UN speech and condemned Nato’s campaign in Libya as a “monstrous crime”.