Between them, Randy Kaplan and Zoltan Marian have collected more than 2000 autographs of heads of states, royals and popes. They share a kind of ethical code, but differ when it comes to who will they include in their collections.
The hostility between John F. Kennedy and Fidel Castro's Cuba is legendary. But newly-released documents show that Kennedy had plans to reconcile with Cuba — plans scuttled when he was assassinated. PRI's The World takes this look back at "The World that Was."
Venezuela's President Hugo Chávez hasn't been seen publicly since Dec. 10, when he left for Cuba and his fourth cancer surgery. Reports are he is gravely ill -- so much so that he missed his scheduled inauguration on Thursday, fueling a bit of a constitutional crisis.
Enrique Meneses gained international fame for his photos of Fidel Castro as he led his guerrillas in a revolution against Cuba's leaders. But over the years, he photographed from countless other conflict zones. He died on Sunday in Madrid, succumbing to health problems.
Cuban president Raul Castro has talked about reform since taking over from his brother Fidel in 2006. But a new report from Human Rights Watch found things are not improving as much as originally thought. Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with Nik Steinberg.
Cuban artist Inverna Lockpez initially threw herself into Fidel Castro's revolution jettisoning her plans for art school. She ran afoul of the regime and fled to the US. Now she's telling her story. Anchor Lisa Mullins interviews Inverna Lockpez.
It's been two years since Raul Castro took the reins of power in Cuba from his ailing brother Fidel. In that time, Raul has instituted a number of startling economic reforms, which Washington dismisses as 'cosmetic.' But what's the real deal behind Cuban reform? And how much power does Fidel Castro still wield?
Small beauty salons are being privatized in Cuba. Fidel Castro nationalized all small businesses in 1968 and now his younger brother, Raul Castro, is trying to modernize the system without jumping to full scale capitalism.
On April 20th, 1980, Fidel Castro opened the port of Mariel to anyone wishing to leave Cuba. A massive exodus ensued, with as many as 125,000 Cubans making the journey to Florida. Thirty years later, we talk to participants about their memories.