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1960's CIA Plot to Kill Castro Nears Success

by Scott Ott · 19 Comments

(2008-03-07) — A top-secret plan by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), hatched in the 1960’s, to assassinate Cuban dictator Fidel Castro is said to be “closing in on success”, according to an unnamed source in Langley, Virginia.
The news comes on a day when President George Bush said the Cuban government must change before U.S. [...]

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Castro Quits: Clinton-Obama on Short List?

by Scott Ott · 223 Comments

(2008-02-19) — As Cuban President Fidel Castro announced today he would end his half-century of totalitarian rule, sources close to Senators Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama tried to tamp down speculation that they were on “the short list” of potential replacements for the ailing Communist dictator.
Rumors in Cuba carry the currency of mainstream media coverage [...]

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