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.
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.
There’s a possibility Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez will not be well enough to attend his inauguration next month, Venezuela’s Information Minister Ernesto Villegas said Wednesday.
Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen, known for occasionally letting his mouth get him into trouble, may have put his foot into it big time with comments he made to a national magazine expressing love for Fidel Castro. Saturday, he apologized and the Marlins issued a statement denouncing the dictator.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez arrived in Cuba Saturday for urgent cancer surgery after an emotional day of farewells in his home country of Venezuela.
A South Florida woman who lost her husband in the 1988 Lockerbie bombing is in disbelief over the death of Libyan dictator Moammar Qaddafi.
Jean-Claude Duvalier remains in Haiti but a spokesman says the former Haitian dictator intends to leave when he gets a new passport but he cannot be forced to leave his Caribbean homeland against his will.
Former dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier has been charged with corruption and embezzlement for reportedly stealing millions of dollars from Haiti’s treasury.