Castro brothers’ resistance to change could test renewed U.S.-Cuba diplomacy

By Nick Miroff, December 19, 2014

During the 47 years that he ruled the island, Fidel Castro was a dominant and near-daily presence in the lives of ordinary Cubans. He cajoled, lectured and admonished them, feuding with enemies — especially the United States — in looping, animated speeches that lasted hours. On television, on the radio and in the Communist Party newspaper Granma, he was always there, talking, talking, talking.Read full article >>