Articles by Anita Snow



Medvedev, Castro Talk Cooperation

  • 01 December 08
  • The Associated Press
President Dmitry Medvedev met with revolutionary icon Fidel Castro on Friday, discussing Guantanamo Bay and hopes for a multipolar world with Cuba's former leader during a tour of Latin America aimed at raising Moscow's presence in the region.

Summit Leaders Miss Castro's Brazen Figure

  • 15 September 06
  • The Associated Press
When Cuba last hosted the Nonaligned Movement summit, the Cold War still divided the world and Fidel Castro was a strapping 53-year-old inspiring armed movements in poor countries the world over.

Castro Convalesces in Havana Clinic

  • 06 September 06
  • The Associated Press
Ailing leader Fidel Castro said in a statement released Tuesday that he had lost more than 18 kilograms since undergoing intestinal surgery but the ""most critical moment has been left behind.""

U.S. Governor on Cuba Mission

  • 10 March 05
  • The Associated Press
Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco arrived in Cuba to drum up business for her home state despite moves by the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush to make already limited American trade with the communist nation even harder.

U.S. Tour Operators Visit Cuba, Castro Despite Ban

  • 21 October 03
  • The Associated Press
President Fidel Castro told American tour operators Sunday that if U.S. restrictions on travel are lifted, they will find Cuban tourism workers to be well-trained and educated.

Hijacked Cuban Plane Flies to Florida

  • 02 April 03
  • The Associated Press
A Cuban airliner hijacked by a man apparently armed with hand grenades landed in Key West, Florida, under U.S. military escort Tuesday with 31 people aboard.

Castro Faults Soviets for Missile Crisis

  • 11 October 02
  • The Associated Press
President Fidel Castro said on the eve of the 40th anniversary of the Cuban missile crisis that Nikita Khrushchev helped create the conflict by misleading John F. Kennedy.

Cuban Cigar Festival Sparks Up

  • 27 February 02
  • The Associated Press
This year's annual Habano Festival celebrates the fifth anniversary of the cigar brand created in his honor, the Vegas Robaina. The five-day festival opened Monday.

Putin to Be First Russian Leader in Cuba Since Soviet Collapse

  • 13 December 00
  • The Associated Press
Vladimir Putin will become the first Russian president to visit this communist island since the collapse of the Soviet Union a decade ago in an upcoming state visit, which will wind up with a restful break at Cuba's premier beach resort, Russian officials said.

Cuba Gets Holiday After Years Of Work

Mexico Opposition Launches New Era

Clinton Trip Seeks Better Mexico Ties

Guatemala Ends Civil War, Faces New Set of Problems

Top Mexican Drug Boss xCaptured, Sent to U.S.

Low Turnout in Haiti Elections

Zedillo Relaunches Peace Drive

Zedillo Orders Arrest of Rebel Leaders

Haiti Force Disarmed as U.S. Tightens Control

Mexico Offers Extensive Treaty to Rebels