The latest news on Castro, Fidel
A first step: easing some of the tough Bush restrictions and, maybe, expanding a dialogue.
Jesse Jackson talks about Castro, Arafat and his own public perception.
Cuba's ailing leader gives up government posts, though he remains head of the Communist Party.
This closed-end fund bets on backdoor investments in the island.
Castro was in power for 49 years. In that time, there have been 10 U.S. presidents.
Fidel Castro resigned as Cuba's president today after ruling the island nation for nearly a half century, which was the longest reign in the world for a head of government. Castro's 76-year-old brother, Raul, who has been the acting president since Fidel Castro fell ill in July 2006, will take over.
After a jampacked night for presidential politics with the Democratic front-runners debating in Las Vegas and Mitt Romney clinching his first convincing win, grabbing the gold medal in Michigan, the candidates are now setting their sights on Nevada, South Carolina, and Florida, the three states with primaries before Super Tuesday.
With real conflict elsewhere in the world, Cuba just doesn't rate this level of interest.