Cubans ready for “new future” as Raul Castro retires, ending 60-year Castro era

Global News published this video item, entitled “Cubans ready for “new future” as Raul Castro retires, ending 60-year Castro era” – below is their description. Raul Castro confirmed he was handing over the leadership of the Cuban Communist Party to a younger generation at its congress that kicked off on Friday, ending six decades of … Read more Cubans ready for “new future” as Raul Castro retires, ending 60-year Castro era

End of an era: Raul Castro to step down as leader of Cuba’s Communist party

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “End of an era: Raul Castro to step down as leader of Cuba’s Communist party” – below is their description. Raul Castro said Friday he is resigning as head of Cuba’s Communist Party, ending an era of formal leadership by he and his brother Fidel Castro that … Read more End of an era: Raul Castro to step down as leader of Cuba’s Communist party

White House Won’t Change Cuba Policy as Raul Castrol Prepares to Step Down

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “White House Won’t Change Cuba Policy as Raul Castrol Prepares to Step Down” – below is their description. The White House is not expecting any policy shift toward Cuba in the near term, although this week’s Communist Party congress could be the last with a Castro at … Read more White House Won’t Change Cuba Policy as Raul Castrol Prepares to Step Down

Cuba’s rap battle with dissidents – BBC News

BBC News published this video item, entitled “Cuba’s rap battle with dissidents – BBC News” – below is their description. A rap and reggaeton hit by a group of well-known Cuban musicians has deeply angered the communist-run government. The song, which has been viewed more than four million times on YouTube, blasts the dire economic … Read more Cuba’s rap battle with dissidents – BBC News

Cuba music: Anti-communist song goes viral

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Cuba music: Anti-communist song goes viral” – below is their description. A song about hardship under communism has gone viral in Cuba, something that would have been unheard of when Fidel Castro was in power. Some of the country’s biggest music stars collaborated on the project, using … Read more Cuba music: Anti-communist song goes viral

Trump Administration to Designate Cuba a State Sponsor of Terror

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Trump Administration to Designate Cuba a State Sponsor of Terror” – below is their description. The Trump administration will place Cuba back on the list of state sponsors of terrorism on Monday, according to two senior State Department officials, reversing an Obama-era decision and making it harder … Read more Trump Administration to Designate Cuba a State Sponsor of Terror

What will Cuba’s new single currency mean for the island?

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “What will Cuba’s new single currency mean for the island?” – below is their description. The Cuban government formally ended its dual currency system on Friday, devaluing its peso for the first time since the 1959 revolution that swept the late Fidel Castro to power. The government … Read more What will Cuba’s new single currency mean for the island?

Biden to Nominate Alejandro Mayorkas, First Latino and Immigrant, for DHS Secretary

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Biden to Nominate Alejandro Mayorkas, First Latino and Immigrant, for DHS Secretary” – below is their description. President-elect Joe Biden will nominate Alejandro Mayorkas to lead the Department of Homeland Security, his transition office announced Monday, November 23. Mayorkas, who served as deputy DHS secretary from 2013 … Read more Biden to Nominate Alejandro Mayorkas, First Latino and Immigrant, for DHS Secretary

Pence: ‘You Won’t Be Safe in Joe Biden’s America’

Vice President Mike Pence stepped up attacks on Joe Biden with an aggressive speech Friday delivered in the birthplace of the Republican Party, casting the election in under four months as a choice “between freedom and opportunity and socialism and decline.” Pence, drawing sharp contrasts between President Donald Trump’s vision for the country and that … Read more Pence: ‘You Won’t Be Safe in Joe Biden’s America’

Sean Penn’s Daughter Confronted Fidel Castro About Gay Rights

Sean Penn discusses his trip to Cuba and confirms his daughter, Dylan Penn, refused to shake Fidel Castro’s hand due to the anti-LGBT policies in his country. SUBSCRIBE for more videos: http://bit.ly/2qswmZU Want to know what’s going on with Howard Stern in the future? Follow us on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1RzxGPD On Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1JELtz3 On Instagram: https://goo.gl/VsWTND … Read more Sean Penn’s Daughter Confronted Fidel Castro About Gay Rights

US primaries: Biden, Sanders battle for the Hispanic vote

The days of Bernie Sanders winning over Hispanic voters could be over as Florida’s Democratic primary gets underway. Polling shows former Vice President Joe Biden has a commanding lead among the state’s Latino voters. Sanders recently praised Cuba’s Fidel Castro and describes himself as a “democratic socialist”, two things that could see him lose the … Read more US primaries: Biden, Sanders battle for the Hispanic vote

Sanders slammed after praising Castro’s literacy programmes

Frontrunner Bernie Sanders faced more attacks from his rivals for his earlier remarks defending literacy programmes in Fidel Castro’s Cuba: he stressed once again that he opposed authoritarianism all over the world. The self-styled socialist’s words were initially made in a CBS interview, and his opponents were quick to pounce. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT … Read more Sanders slammed after praising Castro’s literacy programmes

Bernie Sanders Defends Comments Supporting Fidel Castro, Cuba Education

Bernie Sanders absorbed an onslaught from all six rivals at Tuesday night’s debate as the Democratic presidential candidates faced off in their last encounter before a crucial round of primaries that will likely set the course for the rest of the race. #DemocraticDebate #BernieSanders #FidelCastro Elizabeth Warren accused Sanders of stealing details of her health-care … Read more Bernie Sanders Defends Comments Supporting Fidel Castro, Cuba Education

Bernie Sanders Defends Praise of Fidel Castro’s Literacy Programs After Blowback

Democratic front-runner Bernie Sanders on Monday defended comments he made to CBS’s “60 Minutes” praising Fidel Castro for literacy programs he introduced in Cuba. “There were a lot of folks in Cuba at that point who were illiterate. He formed the literacy brigade,” Sanders said at a CNN town hall in Charleston, South Carolina. Castro, … Read more Bernie Sanders Defends Praise of Fidel Castro’s Literacy Programs After Blowback