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August 18, 1992 | Reuters
Cuban President Fidel Castro's sister has urged him to resign, and let his people "enjoy freedom," Bunte, a German magazine, reported Monday. "Cuba has no allies in the political field or in economics," Bunte quoted Juanita Castro as saying in an open letter to her brother. "It is really about time that you gave up power, if you love your country. "Your new slogan is 'Socialism or death,' " wrote Juanita, who lives in exile in Miami and is a longtime opponent of her brother's regime.
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August 18, 1992 | Reuters
Cuban President Fidel Castro's sister has urged him to resign, and let his people "enjoy freedom," Bunte, a German magazine, reported Monday. "Cuba has no allies in the political field or in economics," Bunte quoted Juanita Castro as saying in an open letter to her brother. "It is really about time that you gave up power, if you love your country. "Your new slogan is 'Socialism or death,' " wrote Juanita, who lives in exile in Miami and is a longtime opponent of her brother's regime.
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August 4, 2006 | From the Associated Press
President Bush issued a statement Thursday urging Cubans to work for democratic change, but Cuba's government sought to reassure the island that communism would persist despite the illness of Fidel Castro. No new information was offered on Castro's condition after intestinal surgery. Neither he nor his brother Raul have been seen in public since the Cuban leader temporarily transferred power to Raul on Monday.
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May 30, 1987 | DON SHANNON, Times Staff Writer
The Cuban government, in a bitter broadside Friday, denounced a defecting Cuban air force general for "repugnant treachery" as U.S. intelligence agents began debriefing the celebrated war hero at an unknown location. U.S. intelligence sources said that Brig. Gen. Rafael del Pino Diaz's greatest value will be his knowledge of Havana's long-term military intentions, as well as his information on supply problems believed to be plaguing the Cuban military.
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June 20, 2002 | KEVIN THOMAS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The eighth annual Los Angeles Film Festival opens tonight at the ArcLight Cinerama Dome with a gala presentation of Nicole Holofcener's "Lovely & Amazing," starring Brenda Blethyn, Catherine Keener, Emily Mortimer and Raven Goodwin in a story of a mother and her three daughters. Sponsored by the Independent Feature Project/West, the festival runs through June 29 at various venues. Among the opening weekend attractions is the clever, amusing and wistful "Showboy" (Sunset 5, Saturday at 7 p.m.
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October 30, 1994 | Kristine McKenna
In 1963, Pop artist Andy Warhol, then the reigning enfant terrible of the avant-garde, got a movie camera and began turning out films at a furious pace. Shot largely at his studio known as the Factory, an avant-garde petri dish where the grooviest people on Earth gathered to take drugs, party and keep the wheels of Warhol's art mill running, these wildly unfettered films broke the boundaries of conventional cinema in every way imaginable.
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