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    # cuba - Wednesday 22 June, 2011

    Question marks over health of Venezuela's president Hugo Chavez
    # Remote Control?
    # Remote Control?

    Question marks over health of Venezuela's president Hugo Chavez

    Jun 22nd 2011, 3:42 PM 208 Views 0 Comments

    Just who is pulling the strings in South America’s largest oil producer, while Hugo Chavez recovers from surgery in Cuba?

    # cuba - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

    New Che Guevara diaries released
    # Che Guevara
    # Che Guevara

    New Che Guevara diaries released

    Jun 15th 2011, 3:20 PM 1,425 Views 9 Comments

    The diaries were written while the iconic revolutionary was leading the campaign that brought Fidel Castro to power in Cuba.

    # cuba - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

    China tops list of world's happiest countries (as compiled by North Korea)
    # Happiness
    From The Daily Edge
    # Happiness

    China tops list of world's happiest countries (as compiled by North Korea)

    May 31st 2011, 3:39 PM 3,872 Views 0 Comments

    China scores a perfect 100 in the Global Happiness Index, followed by North Korea in second – with the USA in bottom place.

    # cuba - Monday 25 April, 2011

    Leaked Guantánamo files reveal Casio watch as sign of al-Qaeda training
    # Guantánamo Bay
    # Guantánamo Bay

    Leaked Guantánamo files reveal Casio watch as sign of al-Qaeda training

    Apr 25th 2011, 10:54 AM 3,861 Views 0 Comments

    Documents about the US’s military prison published by the New York Times show how al-Qaeda issued Casio watches.

    # cuba - Tuesday 19 April, 2011

    Cuban leaders fail to follow through on promises to give way to fresh faces
    # Cuba
    # Cuba

    Cuban leaders fail to follow through on promises to give way to fresh faces

    Apr 19th 2011, 9:56 PM 528 Views 0 Comments

    The ailing leader Fidel Castro made a surprise appearance at Communist Party Congress, where delegates elected party veterans to key positions.

    # cuba - Sunday 17 April, 2011

    Castro considers introducing 10-year term limit for Cuban leaders
    # Cuba
    # Cuba

    Castro considers introducing 10-year term limit for Cuban leaders

    Apr 17th 2011, 6:05 PM 609 Views 0 Comments

    Raul Castro says top politicians should be limited to two five-year terms – signalling a possible withdrawal from public life.

    The 9 at 9: Sunday
    # 9 At 9
    # 9 At 9

    The 9 at 9: Sunday

    Apr 17th 2011, 9:03 AM 3,347 Views 0 Comments

    Nine things you need to know by 9am: Man arrested in connection with discovery of a body in Laois; Japan’s nuclear crisis under control ‘within nine months’; shocking figures from the ISPCA; and Cuba’s socialist state could be about to undergo huge change.

    # cuba - Tuesday 8 March, 2011

    September 11 suspects likely to be tried at Guantanamo
    # Guantanamo Bay
    # Guantanamo Bay

    September 11 suspects likely to be tried at Guantanamo

    Mar 8th 2011, 12:48 PM 312 Views 0 Comments

    Obama has caved in to opposition to trying September 11 suspects in the US, and will allow trials to resume at Guantanamo – which he had pledged to close within a year of taking office.

    # cuba - Sunday 6 March, 2011

    Che Guevara's motorcycle companion Alberto Granado dies
    # Alberto Granado
    # Alberto Granado

    Che Guevara's motorcycle companion Alberto Granado dies

    Mar 6th 2011, 12:37 PM 631 Views 0 Comments

    Granado was a companion on the trip which is said to have awakened the revolutionary inside Che Guevara.

    The 9 at 9: Sunday
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    # 9 At 9

    The 9 at 9: Sunday

    Mar 6th 2011, 9:05 AM 1,726 Views 0 Comments

    Nine things you really need to know by 9am: We have an agreement on a coalition, a poll on gay marriage, Libya latest, and speculation on the Queen’s visit to Ireland.

    # cuba - Friday 4 March, 2011

    'Big Bang' boxing broadcast likely to go ahead
    # World Title
    From The42
    # World Title

    'Big Bang' boxing broadcast likely to go ahead

    Mar 4th 2011, 2:02 PM 424 Views 0 Comments

    Casey’s world title fight to be covered live after promoters agree to help with production costs.

    # cuba - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

    Record number of Nobel Peace Prize nominees this year
    # Nobels
    # Nobels

    Record number of Nobel Peace Prize nominees this year

    Mar 1st 2011, 2:10 PM 535 Views 0 Comments

    Awards committee today begins the secretive process of whittling 241 nominations down to one winner before October.

    # cuba - Wednesday 16 February, 2011

    Take 5: Wednesday
    # Take 5
    # Take 5

    Take 5: Wednesday

    Feb 16th 2011, 5:00 PM 2,269 Views 0 Comments

    Five things you need to know: a bad day for Fianna Fáil, a gruesome Valentine’s attack in Newbridge, and the tipping point approaches for mortgage holders.

    Artist launches bid for legal rights on iconic Che Guevara image
    # Che
    # Che

    Artist launches bid for legal rights on iconic Che Guevara image

    Feb 16th 2011, 11:14 AM 3,470 Views 0 Comments

    Renowned artist Irish Jim Fitzpatrick is attempting to secure royalties on the world-famous work for the first time.

    # cuba - Wednesday 29 December, 2010

    Cuba commutes last death sentence
    # Cuba
    # Cuba

    Cuba commutes last death sentence

    Dec 29th 2010, 10:23 AM 374 Views 0 Comments

    Supreme Court in Cuba has commuted sentence of man convicted for killing one person during an attempted coup in 1994.

    The 9 at 9: Wednesday
    # 9 At 9
    # 9 At 9

    The 9 at 9: Wednesday

    Dec 29th 2010, 9:05 AM 1,120 Views 0 Comments

    Nine things you really need to know this morning: Water, water everywhere; a 31-year-old is injured in a Clondalkin shooting, and a drop in 2010 tourism.

    # cuba - Saturday 18 December, 2010

    ‘America lied about Cuban ban of my film’ – Michael Moore
    # Wikileaks
    From The Daily Edge
    # Wikileaks

    ‘America lied about Cuban ban of my film’ – Michael Moore

    Dec 18th 2010, 4:58 PM 647 Views 0 Comments

    America said ‘Sicko’ had been banned in Cuba, so as to discredit its damning portrayal of the US’s healthcare system.

    # cuba - Thursday 16 December, 2010

    Fidel Castro 'refused colostomy after swollen colon' - WikiLeaks
    # Wikileaks
    # Wikileaks

    Fidel Castro 'refused colostomy after swollen colon' - WikiLeaks

    Dec 16th 2010, 4:45 PM 828 Views 0 Comments

    The Cuban leader needed convincing to have surgery after being diagnosed with a perforated intestine in 2006, and nearly died.

    # cuba - Friday 5 November, 2010

    Plane crashes in Pakistan and Cuba kill 90
    # Air Crashes
    # Air Crashes

    Plane crashes in Pakistan and Cuba kill 90

    Nov 5th 2010, 1:15 PM 305 Views 0 Comments

    All passengers are killed after 22 die in a crash near Karachi, while all 68 on board a Cuban aircraft also perish.

    # cuba - Tuesday 14 September, 2010

    Cuba to fire one million public sector workers
    # Cuba
    # Cuba

    Cuba to fire one million public sector workers

    Sep 14th 2010, 2:12 PM 271 Views 0 Comments

    Now that’s austerity.

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