Fidel Castro

14 questions Owen Jones and Venezuela’s silent fans on the left must answer

7 August 2017 16:27

Dear Owen, I hear you have finally broken your silence on Venezuela. With that in mind, here are a few questions…

Watch: BBC presenter blasts ‘imperialist lies’ over Fidel Castro

2 December 2016 12:23

This week, it’s not gone unnoticed that the BBC have given Fidel Castro’s death a lot of air time and a…

Why do church leaders suck up to Marxist regimes?

2 December 2016 10:46

When Fidel Castro died, Pope Francis ‘grieved’. That’s right: he grieved for the man who – in addition to murdering…

Watch: Douglas Murray gives Richard Gott a history lesson

30 November 2016 15:25

With Emily Thornberry en route to Cuba to attend the funeral of Fidel Castro, back in Blighty landbound socialists —…

Is Justin Trudeau totally clueless about Castro’s Cuba?

28 November 2016 16:26

In Miami’s Little Havana, champagne fizzed all weekend. Meanwhile, the rest of us in the free world amused ourselves comparing…

SNP MP: what we can learn from Fidel Castro

28 November 2016 10:29

Oh dear. Over the weekend many liberal leaders heaped praise on Fidel Castro as news broke that the Cuban dictator…

What the papers say: Castro, Carney and Brexit

28 November 2016 8:24

The Daily Mail calls those who ‘heaped adulation’ on Fidel Castro over the weekend – including the likes of Jeremy…

Jeremy Corbyn’s celebration of Castro proves that he’s not a serious leader

27 November 2016 16:11

Just when you thought the story of the Labour Party in the 21st century couldn’t get any more tragic, Jeremy…

Castro created a façade for tourists – and misery for Cubans. Why can’t Corbyn see that?

27 November 2016 13:02

To hear Jeremy Corbyn hail Fidel Castro as a great hero of social justice is to be reminded that those…

Jeremy Corbyn hails Fidel Castro, ‘a champion of social justice’

26 November 2016 15:13

As the world reacts to the news that Fidel Castro has passed away, Jeremy Corbyn has offered a personal tribute to…

Fidel Castro was a cruel dictator. Ignore the revisionists

26 November 2016 12:46

Why are left-wing dictators always treated with more reverential respect when they die than right-wing ones, even on the Right?…

Donald Trump could lead a new revolution in Cuba

26 November 2016 12:13

Sola mors tyrannicida est, wrote Thomas More: death is the only way to get rid of tyrants. And so it…

What Cuba was really like under Fidel Castro

26 November 2016 10:02

Havana27 February 1993 `Que undo est el, how beautiful he is,’ sighed a stately woman beside me in the crowd, showing…

Restoring diplomatic ties with Cuba? What’s with all this eruption of sanity in Washington?

17 December 2014 16:38

The conventional wisdom, at least in Britain, seems to be that Barack Obama’s presidency has been a desperate disappointment. That…

Venezuela: a shining example of how not to help the poor

23 November 2013 13:00

No serious person today views the Cuban Revolution as anything other than an impoverished tyranny – up to and including…