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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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Yesterday, Raul Castro named General Julio Casas Reguiero, who oversees much of the military's economic activities, to replace him as Cuba's defence minister.
Justin Kuk, also of Singapore, took the challenger's role at 210 with a 71 but failed to match Castro's hot start of three birdies in the first eight holes in the final round, enabling the Filipino shotmaker to coast to victory at 278.
The crafty point guard said Castro is one of his idols and that he hopes the jersey would serve as a lucky charm for him as he begins his international career.
Asked if he was retiring from the international game for good, Castro replied: "Siguro (maybe).
Castro said some of his work at Disney included, "leading Spanish productions for countries like Mexico and Argentina."
Born on 13th August 1926, Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz established the first communist state in the Western Hemisphere after leading an overthrow of the authoritarian regime of Fulgencio Batista in 1959.
On September 18, 1960, Fidel Castro visited New York as a speaker at the United Nations General Assembly.
The President administered the oath of De Castro as the country's chief magistrate in front of her family, Supreme Court justices, Judicial and Bar Council members, and other government officials Malacanang last Friday.
On Thursday, Castro told the Cuban lawmakers: "My second and last term will have concluded," adding "And Cuba will have a new president."
Havana: With little fanfare, Cuba on Saturday commemorated the first anniversary of the death of revolutionary leader Fidel Castro as it prepares to move into the post-Castro era.
Castro indicated that tools were stolen from his garage, $6,500 in cash was taken, and at least one piece of musical equipment (a PA system) was stolen.
In its coverage of Castro's passing, the increasingly discredited mainstream media is downplaying or ignoring Castro's crimes against humanity--and generally refers to him as the "former Cuban leader," as opposed to a dictator, which he was.