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Wednesday Marks 55 Years Of Castro’s Rule In Cuba

While January 1 is a day of celebration for many, for exiled Cubans, it’s a somber anniversary of the communist revolution on the Caribbean island.

CBS Miami–01/01/2014

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 10: U.S. President Barack Obama (L) shakes hands with Cuban President Raul Castro during the official memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela at FNB Stadium December 10, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama & Castro Shake Hands At Mandela’s Memorial

President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro set aside differences and shared the stage at the memorial service for the late Nelson Mandela Tuesday.

CBS Miami–12/10/2013

President Barack Obama on January 16, 2013 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama & Castro To Share Stage At Mandela’s Memorial

Two presidents of countries that barely speak to each other will share the stage at the memorial service for the late Nelson Mandela.

CBS Miami–12/09/2013

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Fidel Turns 87 Largely Out Of The Public Eye

Former Cuban dictator Fidel Castro turned 87 years old Tuesday and as the country he spent more than a half century in charge of moves forward, the once boisterous revolutionary has largely disappeared from the public eye.

CBS Miami–08/13/2013

Fidel Castro file image.  (Source: AP)

Fidel Castro Warns N. Korea & U.S. Over Possible War

The increasingly isolated North Korea received a new warning about trying to start a nuclear war with the United States, this time coming from former Cuban dictator Fidel Castro.

CBS Miami–04/05/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Dies

Venezuelan Vice-President Nicolas Maduro announced Tuesday that President Hugo Chavez passed away at the age of 58. He leaves behind a country he built through charisma and populist rhetoric along with an anti-American message.

CBS4–03/05/2013

HAVANA - Cuban elected first Vice-President Miguel Diaz-Canel participates in the new National Assembly meeting to choose a Council of State, at the Conventions Palace in Havana on February 24, 2013.  (Photo by: Adalberto Roque/AFP/Getty Images)

Miguel Diaz-Canel: Cuba’s Next President?

When Raul Castro accepted a five-year, and final term as Cuba’s president Sunday, he reached out to a young, obscure politician, appearing to select him as his heir-apparent.

CBS Miami–02/26/2013

Raul Castro

Report: Raul Castro Talks Retirement

The island nation of Cuba may be without a Castro for the first time in decades soon after Cuban President Raul Castro unexpectedly mentioned in a speech Friday that he is old and has a right to retire.

CBS4–02/22/2013

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Dissident Cuban Blogger Coming To Miami-Dade College

Cuban dissident blogger Yoani Sanchez will speak in April at the Miami-Dade College Freedom Tower, according to a release from the school.

CBS Miami–02/19/2013

Mitt Romney (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Romney Ad Tries To Link Obama With Chavez & Castro

Republican nominee Mitt Romney’s campaign has come under fire for airing false claims in commercials in Ohio, but his campaign is now targeting the Hispanic vote in Florida with ads linking President Barack Obama to Hugo Chavez and the Castro’s.

CBS Miami–11/01/2012

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