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Greece: see KástronKástron
, town, E Greece, on Límnos island, in the Aegean Sea. It is a seaport trading in local produce. In ancient times it was known as Myrina. Today it is also called Kastro or Castro.
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Castro

Fidel . full name Fidel Castro Ruz. born 1927, Cuban statesman: prime minister from 1959, when he led the Communist overthrow of Batista and president from 1976
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Castro should be considered armed and dangerous, according to the FBI.
It's a coup for The Cluny , as Castro very rarely visits the UK, but in the US he has forged a reputation as one of the most compelling of live acts, touring with artists such as BB King, Robert Cray, Johnny Lang and the late John Lee Hooker.
The comment, delivered over a casual lunch of fish, salad, bread and red wine, appeared to reflect Castro's agreement, which he also expressed in a column for Cuban media in April, with his younger brother and current president, Raul Castro, who has initiated modest reforms to stimulate Cuba's troubled economy.
Castro joined with them, ignoring two speeches by US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta saying the United States had no interest in war.
Havana: Miguel Diaz-Canel became the face of generational change in Cuba, as Communist Party leaders on Sunday tapped him to succeed Raul Castro as president in five years' time.
Ailing Fidel Castro - standing down from power in Cuba; Castro's brother, Raul - expected to take power
Asked in an interview last month about Clinton's commitment to rebuilding state parties after the Obama years, Texas Democratic Party chairman Gilberto Hinojosa said the best thing to do in Texas was simple: make the "obvious person" - Castro - her running mate.
On April 16, 1961, Castro declared his revolution to be socialist.
Castro also alleged that Israel's Mossad was the brain behind the Islamic State movement.
Castro recently came to Bodrum with his 50-meter boat from the Greek island of Mykonos and booked five en suite rooms at a luxury hotel for himself and those accompanying him.
Media Contact: Thomas Castro, Castro & Company, 703 229 4440, info@castroco.
The book, La Vie Cachee de Fidel Castro (Fidel Castro's Hidden Life) claims that the Cuban communist revolutionary was a charismatic and intelligent but manipulative, cold-blooded, egocentric Castro prone to foot-stamping temper tantrums.