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Castro Says He May Return to Catholicism

Castro Says He May Return to Catholicism

Cuban leader says he was so impressed with Pope Francis he might go back to the Church. Adds: 'I mean what I say.'Arutz Sheva staff, 10/05/2015 20:48
Jeb Bush: Obama Meets Castro But Snubs Netanyahu?

Jeb Bush: Obama Meets Castro But Snubs Netanyahu?

Former Florida Governor expresses displeasure over Obama's meeting with Cuban leader Raul Castro.Elad Benari, 13/04/2015 05:45
US Historic Cuba Visit: 'Enriching a Tyrant'?

US Historic Cuba Visit: 'Enriching a Tyrant'?

Wednesday will see highest level visit in 25 years as Obama pushes ties - but will US be simply benefiting a repressive communist regime?Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/01/2015 07:32
Cuba, US to Resume Ties after Fifty Years

Cuba, US to Resume Ties after Fifty Years

Alan Gross swapped for 3 Cuban nationals, officials say - opening up ties between Washington, Havana for first time since 1961.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/12/2014 18:20
Republicans Slam Obama for Castro Handshake

Republicans Slam Obama for Castro Handshake

"Neville Chamberlain shook hands with Hitler," notes John McCain after President Obama shakes hands with Cuban dictator.Elad Benari, 11/12/2013 03:15
Obama Shakes Castro's Hand At Mandela Event

Obama Shakes Castro's Hand At Mandela Event

Obama's handshake with communist leader Raul Castro comes despite frozen US-Cuban relations and imprisoned American Alan Gross' appeal.Ari Yashar, 10/12/2013 21:16
500 Rabbis Call for Release of Jailed Alan Gross

500 Rabbis Call for Release of Jailed Alan Gross

The wife of jailed American contractor Alan Gross and 500 rabbis from around the world continue to appeal to Havana on his behalf. Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/11/2012 07:49
44 Senators Urge Castro to Release Alan Gross

44 Senators Urge Castro to Release Alan Gross

A bipartisan group of Unites States senators wrote a letter to Cuban President Raul Castro, urging him to release Alan Gross.Rachel Hirshfeld, 27/09/2012 15:57
US Senators Meet Castro, Discuss Gross' Release

US Senators Meet Castro, Discuss Gross' Release

Senators Leahy and Shelly met with Cuban President Raul Castro to discuss release of Alan Gross, who is serving 15 year jail sentence.Rachel Hirshfeld, 27/02/2012 17:43
Cuba to Free 2,900 Prisoners, But Not Alan Gross

Cuba to Free 2,900 Prisoners, But Not Alan Gross

Cuban President Raul Castro says he will free nearly 3,000 prisoners on humanitarian grounds, but not US Jewish social worker Alan Gross.Chana Ya'ar, 25/12/2011 11:37