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While world leaders including President Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin shared colorful collective of condolences following Cuban dictator Fidel Castro’s death, many Cuban-Americans (mainly in Miami) took a different approach. During the early hours on Friday, Nov. 26, the streets of Miami — Little Havana, Haileah and Kendall to be specific, were lit — with…

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While hundreds of Cuban-Americans flooded the streets of Miami to celebrate the death of Fidel Castro, who defied the United States for nearly half a century, President Barack Obama took a different approach, by sending condolences to the former revolutionary leader’s family. “At this time of Fidel Castro’s passing, we extend a hand of friendship to…

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Fidel Castro

Once again, 2016 has delivered a blow with the death historic Cuban leader and some say dictator Fidel Castro, who has died at the age of 90. His death marks the end of a mixed legacy that bought the world close to nuclear war with the Soviet Union and material support and training with freedom fighters…

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Former Black Panther Assata Shakur may be adversely affected by the recent death of Cuba’s former leader Fidel Castro. Shakur explains in her own words what happened and why she currently has political asylum in Cuba: “My name is Assata (‘she who struggles’) Olugbala ( ‘for the people’) Shakur (‘the thankful one’), and I am…

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