About President Fidel Castro
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- Speaking for most of humanity
- The Militant editorial, 30 October
1995. Castro speaks for the world's
masses. International protests of the US blockade.
- Fidel gets hero's welcome in Bronx and
- By Deirdre Griswold, in People's Weekly
World, 2 November 1995. Castro's great
popularity in the African-American and Latino communities
in the US.
- Cuba at the crossroads—in Fidel's
- By Judith McCullough, Workers World, 1
August 1996. The book, Cuba at the
Crossroads, is a collection of recent speeches by
President Fidel Castro published by Ocean Press in
collaboration with the Workers World Party.
- CIA offered Chicago mob boss $150,000 to
- By Laura Myers, Chicago Sun_Times, 2 July
1997. The CIA offered the late Chicago mob boss Sam
Giancana $150,000 to assassinate Fidel Castro in the early
1960s, but the mob insisted on taking the job for free,
according to a newly declassified document.
- Audience in Harlem Cheers Castro
- By Anita Snow, The Washington Post, 10
September 2000. Castro has great fondness for Harlem and
for black Americans in general, having first visited the
neighborhood during a 1960 trip to the UN. At that time,
refused at the Shelburne Hotel in midtown, the delegation
of bearded guerrillas who had recently assumed power in
Cuba moved to Harlem's Hotel Theresa. Thousands of
Harlem residents crowded the streets to cheer them.
- Fidel Castro visits New York City
- By Teresa Gutierrez, New York, Workers
World, 21 September 2000. Fidel Castro at Riverside
Church on Sept. 8 2000 during the week of the United
Nations Millennium Summit. The
Evening of Solidarity
with the People of Cuba on Sept. 8 was an event that
will be recorded in the chronicles of revolutionary