Topic: Fidel Castro
Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez returned to Caracas Thursday to tell the nation he has recovered from cancer after being treated in Cuba and saying that 'Socialism is the way of Christ.'
10/20/2011 05:30 pm
President Obama, by saying this week that he's looking for a transformation in Cuba before 'fully engaging,' ignores actual changes in Cuba and hurts US-Cuban relations, argues guest blogger Anya Landau French.
09/30/2011 11:22 am
Hugo Chávez assembled reporters to his palace and played ball, after a Miami-based newspaper suggested the spirited Venezuelan President was on his last legs.
09/30/2011 10:07 am
What is it about dictators and their children?
08/31/2011 02:10 pm
In Pictures Venezuela after Chavez
Raúl Castro has freed some political prisoners, talked of term limits, and announced plans to lay off half a million government workers. But he's chosen for his inner circle senior hard-liners who resist change. Until they leave, change will be limited.
06/16/2011 10:08 am
"Follow your bliss." "You can be whatever you want to be." "Never give up." Google reveals those three platitudes to be the ones most often spoken at commencements, according to Richard Stengel, managing editor of Time magazine. Many speakers, however – including Mr. Stengel – offered more insightful advice to college graduates this spring. Here are the Monitor's hand-picked highlights from the 2011 season.
05/31/2011 01:35 pm
Latin America Monitor Exhumation of former Chilean President Salvador Allende set to clear up doubts over his demise
His remains will be studied to determine whether he was killed or killed himself, as the official story goes.
05/23/2011 07:23 pm
The White House situation room is now associated with one of President Obama's successes, but it owes its existence to JFK's great blunder.
05/13/2011 04:31 pm
President Raúl Castro's economic reforms in Cuba appear set to deliver long-sought freedom, even if few can afford to go anywhere.
05/13/2011 03:15 pm