CASTRO MEETS WITH U.S. NEWSPAPER EDITORS.President Fidel Castro Noun 1. Fidel Castro - Cuban socialist leader who overthrew a dictator in 1959 and established a Marxist socialist state in Cuba (born in 1927)
Castro, Fidel Castro Ruz met over the weekend in Havana with a 32-member delegation of U.S. newspaper editors, reports Radio Havana's news service (October 26, 1998). The President of the American Newspaper Editor's Association, Edward Seaton, said the six-hour meeting was "very interesting." During the meeting, it was pointed out that the U.S. Helms-Burton Law -- which reinforces Washington's almost 40-year blockade blockade, use of naval forces to cut off maritime communication and supply. Blockades may be used to prevent shipping from reaching enemy ports, or they may serve purposes of coercion. The term is rarely applied to land sieges. against the island -- prevents the opening of permanent Cuban press agencies in the U.S. The U.S. news agency Cable News Network (CNN CNN
or Cable News Network
Subsidiary company of Turner Broadcasting Systems. It was created by Ted Turner in 1980 to present 24-hour live news broadcasts, using satellites to transmit reports from news bureaus around the world. ) opened a permanent bureau in Cuba in March of last year. Other U.S. news agencies are granted temporary visas for their special correspondents special correspondent n → corresponsal m/f especial
special correspondent n → envoyé spécial
special correspondent special n on the island.