90-Year-Old Former Cuban Dictator Fidel Castro Dies

90-Year-Old Former Cuban Dictator Fidel Castro Dies

The revolutionary who changed the political balance of the Western hemisphere has died. Fidel Castro, Cuba’s former president, passed away at the age of 90. On Friday, Nov. 25, 2016, his brother made the announcement on Cuban state television, according to The New York Times. Castro stepped aside in 2006 when he succumbed to a […]

Cuba and the Historic Trip of President Obama

Cuba and the Historic Trip of President Obama

On Sunday, March 20, 2016, President Obama made a historic journey to Havana. While he was there, Obama met with President Castro and, as he addressed the Cuban people, said their nation and the United States were like brothers. Obama is the first president in 88 years to visit the neighboring country. During his visit, Obama […]

Cuba May Be Headed Toward New Change

Cuba May Be Headed Toward New Change

Even though Cuba is a communist country with a history that extends as far back as the Cold War, causing a rift between the United States which has gone on since the 1980s, Raul Castro’s meeting with Obama has some wondering if this will do more harm than good. They wonder whether his plan to […]

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