A file   file photo  showing   Cuban president Fidel Castro in September 1999.  Fidel Castro died last night   in Havana, his brother, President Raul Castro, announced. Photograph: AFP

No street bears his name and there is not a single statue in his honour but Fidel Castro did not want or need that type of recognition. From tip to(...)

JetBlue Flight 387 pushes back from the gate as it prepares for take off to become the first scheduled commercial flight to Cuba since 1961 on August 31st, 2016 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. JetBlue which hopes to have as many as 110 daily flights is the first US airline to resume regularly scheduled airline service under new rules allowing Americans greater access to Cuba. Photograph:  Joe Raedle/Getty Images

A JetBlue Airways Corp passenger jet landed in Santa Clara, Cuba on Wednesday, becoming the first scheduled passenger flight from the United States to(...)

US President Barack Obama greets president of Cuba Raul Castro at the Palace of the Revolution in Havana. Photograph: EPA

US president Barack Obama said he and Cuban president Raul Castro had a “frank and candid conversation” on human rights and democracy, and are making (...)

Mother Jones (Mary Harris Jones)  poses with a five-tiered cake in celebration of her 100th birthday, May 1st, 1930. Photograph:  FPG/Getty Images

The naming of Cork born Mother Jones beside Ernesto Ché Guevara, Mahatma Gandhi and Leon Trotsky among the world’s greatest revolutionaries is testame(...)

Mexico captured its most wanted drug lord on Friday, former primary school teacher Servando “La Tuta” Gomez, and delivered a boost to a government battered by gang violence. The 49-year-old gang boss was the prime target of President Enrique Pena Nieto’s effort to regain control of Michoacan, a western state wracked by clashes between Gomez’s Knights Templar cartel and armed vigilantes trying to oust them. Photograph:Henry Romero/Reuters

Mexico captured its most wanted drug lord on Friday, former primary school teacher Servando “La Tuta” Gomez, delivering a boost to a government batter(...)

Servando “La Tuta” Gomez, a 49-year-old former teacher, was the prime target of the Mexican president’s drive to regain control of Michoacan, a violent western state wracked by clashes between Gomez’s Knights Templar cartel and heavily-armed vigilantes trying to oust them. Photograph: Servando Gomez/ family handout via Reuters

Mexico has captured the country’s most wanted drug lord still at large, Servando “La Tuta” Gomez, police said on Friday, in a boost for president Enri(...)