Memories of Cuba under Castro

Memories of Cuba under Castro

By François Raitberger I had my first glimpse of Fidel Castro on my very first day in Cuba, and I was fascinated and ridiculed. As the Reuters correspondent I was invited to a reception for an African president in the lush gardens of a state villa in Havana. There I...
Memories of Cuba under Castro

Musings on the death of Fidel Castro

[envira-gallery slug=”11151″] Michael Arkus was a Reuters correspondent in Cuba at the start of Fidel Castro’s rule. He has written a book about his experiences, entitled Swimming with Fidel. By Michael Arkus More words have probably spewed out in...
Memories of Cuba under Castro

Remembering feisty Fidel Castro

We asked News-Decoder correspondents for their thoughts and reminiscences about Fidel Castro following the death of the Cuban leader. “Alcohol and music have been banned for nine days.” – Malcolm Davidson I was in Cuba when when news of...
Month: November 2016