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McGovern leaving Cuba without seeing Castro

July 4, 2011 in The Daily Republic

HAVANA (AP) Former Democratic presidential candidate George McGovern was heading back to the United States on Monday without having seen Fidel Castro, whom he calls an old friend, for the first time in nearly 17 years.

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McGovern headed to Cuba, hopes to meet with Castro

July 1, 2011 in The Daily Republic

George McGovern will arrive in Havana, Cuba, today for a four-day Fourth of July weekend. It will be his eighth visit to the island nation.
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Fidel latest to say Cuba’s communism doesn’t work

September 9, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe

HAVANA (AP) Cuba’s communist economic model has come in for criticism from an unlikely source: Fidel Castro. Continue Reading