Raúl Castro's file

Raúl Castro is a Cuban politican who has been President of Cuba since 2008. Castro was a rebel commander in the Cuban Revolution in the 1950s, and served in multiple leadership positions under his brother, Fidel. 

Recent statements by and about Raúl Castro

Recent stories featuring Raúl Castro

Obama's reply to Castro's criticism open to interpretation

A look at Rep. Rob Wittman's claim that Obama thanked Cuban president for criticizing the U.S.

Fact-checking claims about Cuba

All eyes were on Havana this week as President Barack Obama made his historic trip to Cuba, including those of the fact-checkers. Here are some of our recent fact-checks about U.S.-Cuba relations.