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How the Castro Family Dominated Cuba for Nearly 60 Years

How the Castro Family Dominated Cuba for Nearly 60 Years

For nearly 60 years, the Castro family controlled Cuba. But in April 2018, it was announced that the island nation long dominated by the specter of its former dictator, Fidel Castro, and his family will get a new leader. On April 19, 2018, the 86-year-old Raúl Castro will step down and Miguel Díaz-Canel, his handpicked successor, will become president and head of state.

George R. Moscone Convention Center

George R. Moscone Convention Center

The Moscone Center is San Francisco& 39;s premier meeting and exhibition facility. It was completed in 1981.From the very core of a vibrant and active downtown district, it anchors the city& 39;s commitment to a vital tourism industry. Today more than two million square feet of building area include over 700,000 square feet of exhibit space, up to 106 meeting rooms, and nearly 123,000 square feet of prefunction lobbies.

What was the available transport to Kimberley in 1871?

What was the available transport to Kimberley in 1871?

The DeBeers diamond company was not actually named for the founders, but for two farmers who discovered diamonds on their land in 1871, and sold the farm to be developed into a diamond mine, the pl…

Richard III of England Timeline

Richard III of England Timeline

Explore the timline of Richard III of England.

HMS Spiteful from the front

HMS Spiteful from the front

HMS Spiteful from the front This frontal view of the B class destroyer HMS Spiteful manages to make her look rather sizable and must have been taken at almost water level!

Combat of Pombal, 11 March 1811

Combat of Pombal, 11 March 1811

Combat of Pombal, 11 March 1811The combat of Pombal of 11 March 1811 was a skilful rearguard action fought by Marshal Ney during the retreat from the Lines of Torres Vedras. Marshal Messéna had originally intended to retreat north to take up new positions in the Mondego valley, with the intention of remaining in Portugal until reinforcements reached him.