Fidel Castro

  1. Cristian Castro Announces U.S. Tour Dates

    June 02, 2011 9:07 PM EDT Mexican star Cristian Castro, whose album "Viva El Príncipe" has been one of the year's biggest success stories, will launch the first leg of his U.S. tour, beginning July 28 at V Live in Chicago. Castro's "Viva El Príncip ...

  2. Silvio Rodriguez's Watershed Moment

    May 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Silvio Rodríguez’s sold out June 4 concert at Carnegie Hall will be a watershed moment. Often referred to as “The voice of the Cuban Revolution,” Rodríguez, whose poetic ballads have become anthems for more than a generation of followers throughou ...

  3. Manu Chao To Play Cuba Che Guevara Anniversary Concerts

    October 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT French alt-rock artist Manu Chao is in Cuba to play two concerts marking the 42nd anniversary of the assassination in Bolivia of Cuban-Argentine Revolutionary leader Ernesto 'Che' Guevara on Oct. 9, 1967. Chao and his band Radio Bemba So ...

  4. 'Idol' Alum Jason Castro Plots Tour

    September 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Jason Castro -- the original dark horse contestant on "American Idol" who finished fourth in 2008 -- is hitting the road for a national mall tour in support of his self-titled debut. The Texas singer-songwriter's trek begins Oct. ...

  5. Cuban Punk Aguila Avoids Jail

    September 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Cuban punk rock singer Gorki Aguila has escaped a four-year jail sentence after charges against him were reduced. Aguila and his band Porno Para Ricardo are relatively little-known on the island and do not play concerts, but release their music on ...

  6. Cuba Ends Restriction On Cellular Phones

    March 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Cuba said on Friday it will allow all Cubans to buy and use mobile telephones for the first time in the latest step by new President Raul Castro to improve access to consumer goods. Cuba has the lowest rate of cellular telephone use in Latin Ameri ...

  7. Cuba's 'El Guayabero' Dies At 95

    March 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Faustino Oramas, the last surviving member of a comic street music tradition popular in the Oriente region of eastern Cuban, died Tuesday of liver cancer aged 95 in his hometown of Holguin, eastern Cuba. Cuban state television said acting presiden ...