Posted on · Rice's associate professor Luis Duno-Gottberg has been in Cuba with the university's baseball team since last week The original purpose was to play exhibition games against teams from the Cuban Baseball Federation as well as to take part in a cultural program. After Castro's death, the games were cancelled but the academic program continues.
Posted on · With the death of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro, we thought we’d take time to tell the story of a Houstonian whose life was directly affected by Castro’s rise to power. As a teenager, Lorenzo Martinez was evacuated in secret from Cuba in the 1960s. What Martinez didn't know – he wasn't alone. More than […]
Posted on · HAVANA- Former President Fidel Castro, who led a rebel army to improbable victory in Cuba, embraced Soviet-style communism and defied the power of 10 U.S. presidents during his half century rule, has died at age 90. With a shaking voice, his younger brother, Raul Castro, announced on state television that his brother died at 10:29 […]