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Discussion in 'Jukwaa la Siasa' started by S. S. Phares, Feb 19, 2008.

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    S. S. Phares JF-Expert Member

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    Hii ni historia in the making...hatimaye Communist believer..Rais wa Cuba ameamua kumwaga manyanga na kuachia urais pamoja na ukamanda wa Jeshi...Je nini future ya Cuba na ushirikiano wake kwa nchi nyingine; vikwazo vya USA vitaondolewa au la?
     
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    Alishajiuzu siku nyingi, well ila akawa anatoa taarifa kidogokidogo.
     
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    Labada cuba sasa itaendelea
     
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    imeandikwa na kila mtu anapaswa kujua kuwa kila lililo na mwanzo na mwisho ni lazima,bila kujali muda wa kufikia mwisho.Tuwaombee marafiki zetu/jamaa zetu huko Cuba wapite vizuri kipindi hiki cha mpito,kila mfumo una mabaya na mazuri yake. Hapa home tulifurahia azimio la zanzibar,juzi muungwana ameamua kupiga u turn ya nguvu.
     
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    zomba JF-Expert Member

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    halafu kang'atuka kwa kutangaza kupitia mtandao! "online".
     
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    Its about time Mara ya mwisho kuonekana in public ilikuwa July 2006. unajiitaje raisi wa nchi wakati hata kutoka kitandani hauwezi!!!
    viongozi wengi wanafikiri wao ndio bora kuliko wengine wote katika nchi zao waachie ngazi kabla hawajaugua mahututi ili hata watakapotakikana kwa ushauri waweze kuutoa kwa wale wanaochukua nafasi zenu itawasaidia katika utendaji na kuendeleza legacy zenu esp katika mambo ambayo yamekuwa na mafanikio makubwa katika nchi.

    Sio mtu anasubiri mpaka anakufa ndio anajiuzulu utasahihishaje makosa kwa wale wanaokufuata!!!
     
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    Nathani wa-Cuba waliokimbilia USA na kwingineko watakuwa na party wiki yote hii...hii ni asubuhi njema kwa waCuba popote pale walipo..matumaini mapya kwa nchi yao sasa yako mbioni.
     
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    Wengi tulilitarajia hili, kwa sababu alikuwa ashazeeka sana.
    Hopefully, mdogo wake na Castro ataendeleza kuanzia pale kaka yake alipoishia. Ila wajitahidi wakwamue uchumi wao.

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    Picha kwa Hisani ya G. Mwakasege.
     
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    Mdogowake Fidel amekwisha rithi madaraka toka 2006. Sasa jambo hili ni kama kuthibitisha kwamba mdogo wake ndiye rais wa Cuba sasa.
    Wazee wakisha kwenda na mkongojo huto madaraka kwa vijana.Waka vikwazo vya USA havitaondolewa vitabaki vile vile.
     
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    huu si ufalme huu? wanarithishana madaraka halafu wanajiita ma Rais! kama kisa cha syria. bora wafalme wanajulikan ni wafalme kuliko unafik.
     
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    Sijui kma kuna cha kufurahia hapa, maana Raul Castro ni hardliner kuliko hata kaka yake, na yeye amelishika jeshi la Cuba vizuri zaidi hata kuliko kaka yake. Jamaa alimwaga manyanga toka 2006, na Raul alikuwa kiongozi toka 2006 na katika kipindi hicho hatukuona mabadiliko yoyote!
     
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    Angalia picha kubwa, Castro sasa hana madaraka na siasa za USA zinabadilika; hali itakuwa sio kama zamani. Mazingira nayo yamebadilika sana, kipindi ambacho Castro aliweza kuongoza nchi namna ile sasa kimeshabadilika sana..kaka yake sithani kama ataweza kuzuia nguvu ya mabadiliko kwa muda mrefu kama alivyoweza Castro mwenyewe.
     
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    Cuba's ailing leader Fidel Castro has announced he will not return to the presidency, in a letter published by official Communist Party paper, Granma.
    "I neither will aspire to, nor will I accept, the position of president of the council of state and commander in chief," he wrote in the letter.

    Mr Castro handed over power temporarily to his brother, Raul, in July 2006 when he underwent intestinal surgery.

    The 81-year-old has ruled Cuba since leading a communist revolution in 1959.

    In December, Mr Castro indicated that he might possibly step down in favour of younger leaders, saying "my primary duty is not to cling to any position".

    Soon afterwards, Raul Castro appeared to suggest that his older brother still had an important political role to play, saying the president still had full use of his mental faculties and was being consulted on all important policy issues.

    'No saying farewell'

    In the letter, published on Granma's website during the middle of the night in Cuba, Mr Castro said he would not accept another five-year term as president when the National Assembly meets on Sunday, because of the health problems.

    I just want to carry on fighting like a soldier of ideas

    Fidel Castro
    Letter published in Granma


    Castro: The great survivor

    "It would betray my conscience to take up a responsibility that requires mobility and total devotion, that I am not in a physical condition to offer," he wrote.

    However, Mr Castro insisted he was "not saying farewell".

    "I just want to carry on fighting like a soldier of ideas," he added. "I will continue writing under the title, Reflections of Comrade Fidel."

    "I will be one more weapon in the arsenal that you can count on. Perhaps my voice will be heard. I will be careful."

    The National Assembly is widely expected to elect 76-year-old Raul Castro as his successor, although analysts say there is speculation about a possible generational jump with Vice-President Carlos Large, 56, a leading contender.

    FIDEL CASTRO
    Born in 1926 to a wealthy, landowning family
    Took up arms in 1953, six years before coming to power
    Brother Raul was deputy and Che Guevara third in command
    Has outlasted nine American presidents
    Target of many CIA assassination plots
    Daughter is a dissident exile in Miami



    The BBC's Michael Voss in Havana says nobody knows whether Mr Castro's decision not to seek another five-year term has been prompted by a decline in his health - it has been an official secret since the moment he was taken ill.

    The president has not been seen in public for 18 months, although the government occasionally releases photographs and pre-edited video of him meeting visiting leaders from around the world.

    Last month, Mr Castro was shown talking to his Brazilian counterpart, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who described him as being lucid and in good health.

    Our correspondent says, Mr Castro will leave a mixed legacy - both friend and foe recognise him as an iconic leader and major figure in the post-war era.
     

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    Yebo nakubaliana na wewe, kwa picha kubwa ni wazi kuwa wimbi lina nguvu zaidi, na hilo wimbi halitamkosa mtu, Korea Kaskazini wenyewe wameanza ku-change. Naami kama whitehouse kukiwa na mtu ambaye hatakuwa kichwa ngumu na mjeuri, ni rahisi zaidi Cuba kubadilika haraka!
     
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    Cuba's ailing leader Fidel Castro has announced he will not return to the presidency, in a letter published by official Communist Party paper, Granma.
    "I neither will aspire to, nor will I accept, the position of president of the council of state and commander in chief," he wrote in the letter.


    Mr Castro handed over power temporarily to his brother, Raul, in July 2006 when he underwent intestinal surgery.

    The 81-year-old has ruled Cuba since leading a communist revolution in 1959.

    In December, Mr Castro indicated that he might possibly step down in favour of younger leaders, saying "my primary duty is not to cling to any position".

    Soon afterwards, Raul Castro appeared to suggest that his older brother still had an important political role to play, saying the president still had full use of his mental faculties and was being consulted on all important policy issues.

    'No saying farewell'

    In the letter, published on Granma's website during the middle of the night in Cuba, Mr Castro said he would not accept another five-year term as president when the National Assembly meets on Sunday, because of the health problems.

    I just want to carry on fighting like a soldier of ideas

    Fidel Castro
    Letter published in Granma


    Castro: The great survivor

    "It would betray my conscience to take up a responsibility that requires mobility and total devotion, that I am not in a physical condition to offer," he wrote.

    However, Mr Castro insisted he was "not saying farewell".

    "I just want to carry on fighting like a soldier of ideas," he added. "I will continue writing under the title, Reflections of Comrade Fidel."

    "I will be one more weapon in the arsenal that you can count on. Perhaps my voice will be heard. I will be careful."

    The National Assembly is widely expected to elect 76-year-old Raul Castro as his successor, although analysts say there is speculation about a possible generational jump with Vice-President Carlos Large, 56, a leading contender.

    FIDEL CASTRO
    Born in 1926 to a wealthy, landowning family
    Took up arms in 1953, six years before coming to power
    Brother Raul was deputy and Che Guevara third in command
    Has outlasted nine American presidents
    Target of many CIA assassination plots
    Daughter is a dissident exile in Miami



    The BBC's Michael Voss in Havana says nobody knows whether Mr Castro's decision not to seek another five-year term has been prompted by a decline in his health - it has been an official secret since the moment he was taken ill.

    The president has not been seen in public for 18 months, although the government occasionally releases photographs and pre-edited video of him meeting visiting leaders from around the world.

    Last month, Mr Castro was shown talking to his Brazilian counterpart, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who described him as being lucid and in good health.

    Our correspondent says, Mr Castro will leave a mixed legacy - both friend and foe recognise him as an iconic leader and major figure in the post-war era.
     
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    Fidel Castro aliitawala Cuba kama taifa lenye mfumo wa chama kimoja kwa takriban nusu karne

    Tawala za kijamaa zilianguka kote duniani , lakini Castro aliendelea kupeperusha bendera nyekundu karibu na maadui wake wakubwa, Marekani.

    Kiongozi huyo mwenye utata alisifiwa na wafuasi wake kama kiongozi wa ujamaa, askari mwanasiasa ambaye aliirejesha Cuba mikononi mwa watu.

    Lakini alikabiliwa na shutuma kwa kuwazima wapinzani wake kwa njia ya mateso na kwa kuwa na sera ambazo ziliporomosha uchumi wa Cuba.

    Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz alizaliwa tarehe 13 Agosti 1926, nje ya ndoa ya familia ya mkulima bwanyenye , Angel María Bautista Castro y Argiz, ammbaye alihamia Cuba kutoka Uhispania.

    Mama yake , Lina Ruz González alikuwa kijakazi aliyefanya shughuli za shamba ambaye baadae alikuwa mpenzi wa baba yake ,na baadae ,baada ya kuzaliwa kwa Fidel, akawa mkewe.

    Castro alisoma katika shule ya kikatoliki mjini Santiago kabla ya kujiunga na chuo kinachoendeshwa na makasisi wa Jesuit- kilicho El Colegio de Belen jijini Havana.

    Hata hivyo, alishindwa kimasomo , na badala yake alipendelea kutumia muda wake mwingi katika shughuli za michezo.

    Ilikuwa wakati anasomea sheria katika Chuo Kikuu cha Havana kati kati ya miaka ya -1940s ndipo alipokuwa mwanaharakati wa siasa, na kuimarisha ujuzi wake wa kuzungumza hadharani.

    Malengo yake yalikuwa ni pamoja serikali ya Cuba, iliyoongozwa na Ramon Grau, ambayo ilikumbwa na shutuma za ufisadi wakati huo.

    Ghasia za maandamano ya upinzani ziligeuka kuwa maisha ya kila siku na Castro akajipata akilengwa na polisi.

    Pia alikuwa miongoni mwa watu waliopanga njama za mapinduzi ya kumg'oa mamlakani Rafael Trujillo, kiongozi wa mrengo wa kulia wa Dominican Republic , lakini jaribio hilo lilishindwa baada ya na Marekani kuingilia kati.

    Mnamo mwaka 1948 Castro alimuoa Mirta Diaz-Balart, mwanae mwanasiasa tajiri nchini Cuba. Mbali na kumtia msukumo wa kujiunga na wasomi wa nchi, aligeuka kuwa na itikadi za he Kimaxist
    Aliamini matatizo ya Cuba ya kiuchumi yalikuwa ni matokeo ya ubepari usioweza kudhibitiwa ambao unaweza kutatuliwa tu kwa mapinduzi.

    Baada ya kuhitimu masomo Castro alizindua shughuli za kisheria lakini zilishindwa kufanikiwa na aliendelea kuingia katika mzozo wa madeni.

    Alisalia kuwa mwanaharakati wa kisiasa, akishiriki katika misururu ya maandamano ya mara kwa mara ya ghasia.

    Mnamo mwaka 1952 Fulgencio Batista alifanya mapinduzi ya kijeshi yaliyomg'oa madarakani rais wa Cuba , Carlos Prío.

    Sera ya Batista ya uhusiano wa karibu na Marekani na kukandamiza mashirika ya kijamaa vilikuwa pingamizi kwa kwa imani za kimsingi za siasa za Castro.

    Baada ya kushindwa kisheria, Castro alibuni shirika lililoitwa The Movement, lililoendesha shughuli zake kisiri kwa lengo la kuung'oa madarakani utawala wa Batista.

    Cuba palikuwa mahala pa watu matajiri kujivinjari, na nchi iliongozwa na kiasi kikubwa na magenge ya wahalifu . Ukahaba ,wacheza kamali na walanguzi wa mihadarati vilikithiri.

    Mwezi Julai 1953 Castro alipanga shambulio dhidi ya kituo cha kijeshi cha Moncada akaribu na Santiago ili kupora silahga kwa ajili ya kuzitumia katika harakati za kivita.

    Shambulio lilishindwa na wanamageuzi waliuawa ama kukamatwa . Castro alikuwa mmoja wa wafungwa kadhaa waliofikishwa mahakamani mnamo mwezi Septemba 1953.

    Castro alitumia muonekano wake mahakamani kutangaza maasi yaliyotekelezwa na jeshi jambo ambalo baadae lilimpatia umaarufu, hususan miongoni mwa waandishi wa habari wa kigeni ambao waliruhusiwa kuhudhuria kesi hiyo.

    Guerrilla warfare

    Alihukumia kifungo cha miaka 15 jela . Baadae aliachiliwa hru kufuatia tangazo la huruma la jumla mnamo mwezi Mei 1955 baada ya kutumikia kifungo hicho kwa miezi 19 pekeekatika mazingira bora kiasi.

    Katika kipindi hiki kifupi gerezani alimtaliki mkewe na kujiimarisha zaidi katika sera za kimaxist.

    Kutokana na Batista kuendela kuwakamata wapinzani wake , Castro alitorokea Mexico kuepuka kutuwa nguvuni . Huko alikutana na mwana mageuzi kijana aliyeitwa Ernesto "Che" Guevara.

    Mnamo mwezi Novemba 1956, Castro alirejea Cuba akiambatana na wanajeshi 81 akwenye ndege iliyokuwa na uwezo wa kuwabeba watu 12 pekee

    Makao makuu ya chama yalitafuta hifadhi katika milima ya Sierra Maestra . Kutoka kwenye ngome hii Castro alizingua vita vya msituni dhidi ya utawala wa Havana.

    Tarehe 2 Januari, 1959, jeshi la waasi likaingia katika mji mkuu wa Cubanna Batista akatoroka.

    Mamia ya wafuasi wa zamani wa Batista walinyongwa baada ya kesi ambazo wageni wengi waliziona kuwa hazikuwa za haki.

    Castro ralijibu kwa kusisitiza kwamba " Haki ya mageuzi haina misingi ya kisheria ya kubadili tabia ama mawazo , bali inazingatia uwajibikaji wa maadili ".

    Serikali mpya ya Cuba iliahidi kurejesha ardhi kwa watu na kulinda haki za maskini.

    Lakini mara moja serikali ilianza kulazimisha mfumo wa chama kimoja cha kisiasa . Mamia ya watu walitupwa jela na kwenye kambi za kutumikisha kazi za sulba kama wafungwa wa kisiasa.

    Maelfu ya waCuba hususan wenye kipato cha kadri wakalazimika kuikimbia nchi yao.

    Castro alisisitiza kwamba fikra zake zilikuwa ni bora zinajali kwanza maslahi ya watu wa Cuba.

    "hakuna ujamaa au umaxist , bali uwakilishi wa demokrasia na haki ya kijamiikatika mpango bora wa uchumi ," alisema wakati huo.

    Mnamo 1960, Fidel Castro naliwapatia uraia wamarekani woote waliokuwa wanamiliki biashara katika kisiwa hicho.

    Kujibu hatua hiyo, utawala wa Washington ulimuwekea vikwazo vya kibiashara vilivyo tarajiwa kudumu kwa karne ya 21st century.

    Castro alidai kuwa alilazimishwa kuingia katika mikono ya muungao wa Usovieti na kiongozi wake , Nikita Khrushchev, ingawa baadhi ya wachanganuzi walisema aliingia katika muungano huo USSR kwa utashi wake mwenyewe.

    Iwe sababu yoyote ile, taifa la Cuba liligeuka kuwa uwanja wa mapamabano ya vita baridi vya dunia.

    Mwezi Aprili 1961, Marekani ilijaribu kuipindua serikali ya Castro kwa kuwapatia mafunzo wanajeshi binafsi wa Cuba waliokuwa ukimbizini ili kuvamia kisiwa hicho.

    Katika mwambao wa Pigs,vikosi vya Cuba vilikabili majeshi ya uvamizi , na kuwauwa wengi huku 1,000 wakikamatwa. Fidel Castro alikuwa ameonja malaka kwa njia ya damu kwa hivyo asingeweza kuwasamehe.

    Mwaka mmoja baadae, ndege za uchunguzi za Marekani ziligundua makombora ya Usovieti wakati zilipokuwa njiani kuelekea maeneo ya Cuba.

    Dunia ilishtushwa na uwezekano wa kutokea vita vya nuklia .

    "msururu wa maeneo yenye makombora ya masafa marefu ya kivita sasa yanaandaliwa katika kisiwa kilichofungwa. Lengo la ngome hizi za makombora haliwezi kuwa lingine zaidi ya kutoa uwezo wa kufanya mashambulio ya nuklia dhidi ya mataifa ya magharibi ," alionya rais John F Kennedy.

    Mataifa yenye nguvu duniani yalibaki kushuhudia kinachoendelea lakini ni rais Khrushchev pekee ambaye aliweza kuchukua hatua kwanza na kuondoa makombora yake nje ya Cuba baada Marekani kukubali kuondoa kisiri silaha zake kutoka Uturuki.

    Fidel Castro, hata hivyo , alikuwa tayari ni adui wa Marekani namba moja. Maafisa wa ujasusi wa Marekani CIA walijaribu kumuua , katika kisa kilichojulikana kama -Operation Mongoose ambapo mbinu mojawapo ilikuwa apewe sigara iliyokuwa imesheheni vilipuzi.


    Mbinu nyingine zilikuwa za kushangaza , ikiwemo mojawapo ya kumfanya ndevu zake zianguke ili kumfanya awe na sura ya kuto heshimika.

    Muungano wa Usovieti ulimwaga pesa ndani ya Cuba. Ulinunua mavuno ya sukari inayozalishwa kisiwani humo na meli zake kurejea na zimesheheni na bidhaa nyingine, kama vile chakula kilichokua kinahitajika ili kukabiliana na vikwazo vya Marekani vya biashara.

    Licha ya utegemezi wa msaada kutoka mataifa ya Usovieti , Castro aliiongoza Cuba kuwa taifa jipya lisilokuwa na mafungamano yoyote.

    Hata hivyo, aliegamia hasa Afrika, ambako alituma majeshi kuunga mkono wapiganaji wa msituni waliokuwa na sera za kimaxist katika nchi za Angola na Msumbiji.

    Kati kati ya miaka ya 1980 , hata hivyo, siasa za dunia za maeneo zilibadili mkondo wake . Ilikuwa ni enzi ya Mikhail Gorbachev, sera za glasnost na perestroika, na zilidhihirika wazi kuwa kinyume na mageuzi ya Castro.

    Utawala wa Moscow ukakata uhusiano wa kiuchumi maramoja na Cuba kwa kukataa kata kata kununua sukari ya Cuba

    Akiwa bado chini ya vikwazo vya Marekani na kukatwa kwa huduma muhimu za mataifa ya Soviet , uhaba wa kudumu wa bidhaa na ukosefu wa akiba ya bidhaa vilidhihirika ndani ya Cuba

    Jazba ilipanda huku misururu ya kupata ikiendelea kurefuka.

    Taifa ambalo Fidel Castro aliita lililoendelea zaidi duniani, hali ya maisha ilikuwa mbaya.

    Katika kati ya miaka ya -1990s, waCuba wengi walikuwa wamechoshwa na hali nchini mwao. Maelfu walianza kutoroka kupitia njia ya maji hadi Florida wakiwa na ndoto ya kuishi maisha bora zaidi. Wengi walikufa maji, lakini ilikuwa kura tosha ya kutokuwa na imani na Castro.

    Hata hivyo Cuba ilirekodi baadhi ya mafanikio ya kufurahisha ndani ya nchi. Huduma bora za matibabu zilitolewa bure kwa wote , na viwango vya vifo vya watoto wachanga wa vililinganishwa na vile vya mataifa tajiri duniani.

    Katika miaka iliyofuata , Castro alionekana mtulivu . Mwaka 1998 alitembelewa na Papa John Paul II, jambo ambalo halingeweza hata kufikiriwa miaka mitano ya awali.

    Wakati huo Papa aliilaumu Cuba kwa ukiukaji wake wa haki za binadamu , na kumuaibisha Castro mbele ya vyombo vya habari vya dunia.

    Fidel Castro alikuwa amebuni utambulisho wake kama mjamaa wa Caribbean ambao kwa miaka kumi iliyopita , alilazimika kuukumbatia , pole pole alianzisha mabadiliko machache ya biashara huria ili kulinda mageuzi yake.

    Tarehe 31 Julai 2006,siku chache tu kabla ya maadhimisho ya mwaka wake wa 80 wa kuzaliwa, Castro alikabidhi mamlaka ya muda kwa Raul baada ya kufanyiwa upasuaji wa dharura wa utumbo.

    Afya yake iliendelea kudhoofika. Mapema mwaka 2008, Castro alitangaza kwamba hatakubali nyadfa za urais na amiri jeshi mkuu katika mkutano kuu ujao wa kitaifa.

    Katika barua iliyochapishwa katika gazeti rasmi la kijamaa, alikaririwa akisema kuwa : " Ni kudanganya nafsi yangu kuchukua majukumu yanayohitaji kutembea na kujitolea , wakati siko katika hali ya kimwili inayoniruhusu kufanya hivyo ."

    Alijiondoa kwa kiasi kikubwa katika maisha ya umma , huku akiandika taarifa zilizochapishwa katika vyombo vya habari vya kitaifachini ya kichwa cha habari...Tathmini ya maisha ya amir Fidel.

    Alijitokeza tena mwezi Julai 2010, alipoonekana mbele ya umma tangu augue, akiwasalimia wafanyakazi na kuhojiwa na televisheni ambapo alijadili kuhusu hali ya wasi wasi baina ya Marekani na Iran pamoja na Korea kaskazini.

    Mwezi uliofuatia Castro alitoa hotuba yake ya kwanza katika bunge la taifa baada ya miaka minne, akiitaka Marekani kuacha kuchukua hatua za kijeshi dhidi ya Iran au Korea Kaskazini akionya kutokea kwa maafa ya nuklia ikiwa uhasama utazidi.

    Alipoulizwa a ikiwa Castro anaweza kuingia tena katika serikali , waziri wa utamaduni Abel Prieto aliiambia BBC: "nadhani wakati wote amekuwa katika maisha ya siasa za Cuba lakini hayuko serikalini. Wakati wote amekuwa makini kwa hilo. Vita vyake vikuu ni kuhusu masuala ya kimataifa."

    Tangazo la rais Obama la Disemba 2014 la mwanzo wa kumalizika kwa vikwazo vya Marekani vya biashara na vinginevyo lilionekana kama matumaini katika kile kilichokuwa uadui wa nusu karne uhusiano baina ya nchi hizo mbili.

    Castro aliafiki hatua hiyo aliyoielezea kuwa " hatua nzuri ya kutafuta mani ya kikanda ", lakini hakuiamini serikali ya Marekani.

    Wakati waCuba wengi bila shaka hawakumpenda Castro, wengine walimpenda kwa dhati . Walimuona kama David ambaye aliweza kukabiliana na Goliath wa Marekani.

    Kwao Castro alikuwa Cuba na Cuba ilikuwa Castro.

    Sosi BBC SWAHILI
     
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