Posts Tagged ‘Castro’

Fidel Castro Dead: Cuban Revolutionary Leader Dies At 90

Fidel Castro, the controversial revolutionary leader and former head of state of Cuba, has died at the age of 90, Cuban state television announced. One of the world’s longest-serving political leaders, Castro ruled Cuba for 49 years after playing a central role in the Cuban Revolution in the 1950s. He cut a divisive figure during […]

President Obama Meets with President Castro

President Obama meets with President Castro of Cuba at the Summit of the Americas in Panama City, Panama. April 11, 2015. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President […]

Obama Shakes Hands With Raul Castro Ahead Of Historic Meeting

President Barack Obama greeted Cuban President Raul Castro Friday night with a handshake during their first encounter since 2013, the day before they were set to begin a historic meeting to discuss the restoration of diplomatic ties between the two nations. Obama meets Raul Castro, all smiles. pic.twitter.com/R4capnJpqV — ian bremmer (@ianbremmer) April 11, 2015 […]

Secretary Julián Castro to Answer Housing Questions in Live Fireside Chat

Ed Note: This is cross-posted from the Department of Housing and Urban Development's blog, The HUDdle. You can read the original post here. On Wednesday, January 21 at 9:15 a.m. ET, join Secretary Julián Castro and Zillow’s Chief Economist Stan Humphries for a live fireside chat at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. In a live-streamed […]

The Vice President Swears In Julián Castro as New HUD Secretary

Vice President Joe Biden ceremonially swears in Julian Castro as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, in the Indian Treaty Room of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building at the White House, August 18, 2014. Also pictured are Secretary Castro’s wife Erica, and daughter Carina. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann) Earlier this afternoon, Vice […]

President Obama Nominates Julián Castro as Next HUD Secretary, and Shaun Donovan as OMB Director

President Barack Obama, with Vice President Joe Biden, delivers remarks announcing his intent to nominate Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan as Office of Management and Budget Director and San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro to replace him, in the State Dining Room of the White House, May 23, 2014. (Official White House Photo by […]

President Obama Nominates Julián Castro as Next HUD Secretary, and Shaun Donovan as OMB Director

President Barack Obama, with Vice President Joe Biden, delivers remarks announcing his intent to nominate Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan as Office of Management and Budget Director and San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro to replace him, in the State Dining Room of the White House, May 23, 2014. (Official White House Photo by […]

Obama To Name Julian Castro As HUD Secretary Friday

CHICAGO (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama intends to nominate San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to become housing secretary and will tap Shaun Donovan, the current housing secretary, to run the budget office. Obama is expected to make a formal announcement at the White House on Friday. He is expected to be […]