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Mavericks owner Mark Cuban 'seriously considering' presidential run
Mavs owner Mark Cuban is considering a presidential run. Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said on Thursday he would definitely be running for president if he were single but is still considering the idea. Cuban, who had stated previously he'd consider a run for the White House, made the comments at a business conference in Atlanta, according to The Atlanta Journal Constitution. Cuban has been critical of President Donald Trump, going to back to the fellow reality TV's star's presidential campaign.
Cuban baseball player smugglers seek lenient sentences
Estrada and sports agent Bartolo Hernandez are seeking lenient prison sentences after their convictions in Miami of smuggling Cuban players to the US Sentencing is set for Nov 2. They were convicted by a jury in March after a six-week trial. Prosecutors are asking a judge to exceed the nine-year maximum for both calculated under federal sentencing guidelines.
Irish postage stamp homage to Che Guevara stokes criticism
The unlikely choice of Argentinian communist guerrilla leader Ernesto Che Guevara, hero of the Cuban revolution, as the face of the new 1-euro postage stamp in Ireland is stoking controversy on both sides of the Atlantic. On this basis Ireland's postal service this week issued the new stamp featuring Fitzpatrick's image of Guevara to mark the 50th anniversary of his death. The postal service described Guevara, killed by CIA-backed Bolivian soldiers in Bolivia in 1967, as the quintessential left-wing revolutionary.
When socialist revolutionary Che Guevara met Nehru and became a fan of Krishna
Che Guevara got attracted towards Marxism and was convinced only an armed revolution could bring equality in the world. As an associate of Fidel Castro, Che Guevara was readily accepted by his Cuban followers of the communist revolutionary. In his report to Fidel Castro, Che Guevara wrote, Nehru received us with an amiable familiarity of a patriarchal grandfather. During his India tour, Che Guevara also visited Kolkata, then Calcutta, where he made a mysterious revelation about Krishna.
'Che is still here', say Cuban revolutionaries as island nation marks Guevara's 50th death anniversary
Tens of thousands of Cubans turned out on Sunday to pay tribute to Ernesto Che Guevara, the Argentine-born Marxist revolutionary and guerrilla leader, on the 50th anniversary of his death. Raul Castro fought alongside Guevara during the Cuban revolution led by his brother Fidel Castro. The 39-year-old Guevara was captured and executed by a CIA-trained unit of the Bolivian army on 9 October, 1967. His life changed dramatically when he met Fidel Castro in Mexico in 1955 and joined his guerrilla expedition to Cuba.
Irish Government Honors Mass Murderer Che Guevara with Commemorative 50th Anniversary Stamp
The Irish government has a bizarre history of honoring marxist murderer Ernesto Che Guevara as a son of Ireland. Che Guevara's father, Ernesto Guevara Lynch, was actually a civil engineer of Irish descent. An Post is using the infamous portrait of Che Guevara that was created by Dublin artist Jim Fitzpatrick to highlight the revolutionary's Irish roots. The stamp is accompanied by an envelop that has a quote from Guevara Lynch, saying in my son's veins flowed the blood of Irish rebels.
Admirers honor 'Che' Guevara 50 years after his death
It's been 50 years since Cuban revolutionary hero Ernesto Che Guevara was captured and killed in Bolivia, and the village where he was killed and the nearby town where he was buried have become shrines to a sort of socialist saint. Thousands of activists and sympathizers from many countries poured into La Higuera and Vallegrande this week for ceremonies to commemorate Guevara led by the country's leftist president, Evo Morales.
Che Guevara's daughter fears Donald Trump's 'madness' could destroy humanity
Legendary Cuban Communist revolutionary Che Guevara's daughter fears that the madness of US president Donald Trump could destroy humanity. Dr Aleida Guevara March, Guevara's eldest daughter who often acts as the family's spokesperson, also accused the US of using war to crush the strength of people. The man has so much power to destroy humanity, and we are part of that humanity. That he has the power, and no conscience, 57-year-old Aleida told The Week in an interview in Havana, the capital of Cuba.
U.S. Halt in Visa Services Leaves Cuban Families in Limbo
You have folks who really want to leave, and at least that was a possibility while we were issuing immigrant visas. Cuban Americans and their relatives on the island, many of whom have spent years waiting for visa interview appointments, were despondent after learning that consular services in Havana had been suspended. The yearning to be reunited became unbearable, she said, after Ms Falconet's home was flooded last month when Hurricane Harvey battered Houston.
US Expels 15 Cuban Diplomats, Fuelling Tension With Havana
The latest US move was communicated to Cuban Ambassador Jose Ramon Cabanas on Tuesday, and the diplomats were given seven days to leave, a State Department official said, speaking on condition of anonymity. Far, none of the probes have yielded any answers about how the alleged attacks were carried out or who was responsible. It looks like we are returning the threats and tensions of the 1960s, said Maria Fernandez, a 45-year-old office worker in Havana.
Mark Cuban reveals he's 'actively considering' running for president in 2020
After claiming that he could beat both Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton in 2015, Mark Cuban now says that he's actively considering running in the 2020 presidential election. The Shark Tank star told Sellers that economic inequality, health care, artificial intelligence and entrepreneurship are the most important issues to him. I would say the odds are extremely against it because my wife would divorce me, Cuban wrote to CNBC in an email exchange.
Analysis: If attacks aim to divide US-Cuba, they're working
Each country will soon have but a fraction of the diplomatic presence in the other's capitals that they've had in recent years. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and other US policymakers struggled deeply with how to respond to the attacks, Trump administration officials said. Twenty-two Americans are confirmed to have suffered medical ailments from the attacks, and the figure keeps growing. Then the US started suggesting Havana bore some responsibility - if not culpability - because Americans had been harmed on Cuban soil.
U.S. Expels 15 Cuban Diplomats, in Latest Sign Détente May Be Ending
American diplomats and their spouses began reporting symptoms that included hearing loss, dizziness, balance and visual problems, headaches and cognitive issues last December. The Cuban government accused the Trump administration of using the health crisis as an excuse to drive out Cuban diplomats without any proof that Havana was responsible. Sign Up You agree to receive occasional updates and special offers for The New York Times's products and services.
U.S. expels 15 Cuban diplomats, drawing protest from Havana
The Trump administration on Tuesday ordered the expulsion of 15 Cuban diplomats after pulling more than half of its own embassy staff out of Havana last week, drawing an angry protest from the Cuban government. Speaking to reporters in Havana, Rodriguez said Cuba was strongly protesting the expulsions and that the United States was not providing sufficient information to Cuban investigators. It looks like we are returning the threats and tensions of the 1960s, said Maria Fernandez, a 45-year-old office worker in Havana.
The U.S. will expel 15 officials from Cuban embassy over Havana attacks
The US is expelling 15 officials from the Cuban embassy in Washington, DC, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday, signaling a growing response by the department to attacks that have left US government employees in Cuba suffering symptoms like hearing damage. Tillerson said the decision was made due to Cuba's failure to take appropriate steps to protect our diplomats and to ensure equity in our respective diplomatic operations.
U.S. expels 15 Cuban diplomats over mysterious health 'attacks' on Americans in Havana
People wait to for visa applications outside the US embassy in Havana on Oct 2, 2017. The State Department ordered 15 Cuban diplomats Tuesday to leave the United States from its Washington embassy, a move prompted by the mysterious illness affecting US diplomatic personnel and family members in Havana. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said he ordered the expulsion of Cuban embassy personnel due to Cuba's failure to take appropriate steps to protect our diplomats.
U.S. orders expulsion of 15 Cuban diplomats
The Trump administration on Tuesday ordered the expulsion of 15 diplomats from Cuba's embassy in Washington following last week's US move to pull more than half of its own diplomats out of Havana, a State Department official said. The US decisions were based on the Cuban government's failure to do enough to protect American personnel in Cuba who have been targeted in mysterious attacks that have damaged their health, the official told reporters, speaking on condition of anonymity.

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