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(Mariela Castro, in Feburary 2013.  Credit: Adalberto Roque/ AFP/ Getty Images)

2013 IN REVIEW: Fidel Castro’s Niece Visits Philadelphia For LGBT Event

But the visit almost didn’t happen.

12/31/2013

(Credit: John McDevitt)

Raúl Castro’s Daughter Speaks In Philadelphia On Gay Rights In Cuba

A panel discussion was held Saturday afternoon in Center City on gay civil rights in Cuba and the daughter of the Cuban President was among the speakers.

05/04/2013

(Mariela Castro, in Feburary 2013.  Credit: Adalberto Roque/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Castro’s Daughter Denied Permission To Visit Philadelphia For Upcoming Conference

Equality Forum executive director Malcom Lazin says Mariela Castro accepted an invitation several months ago to speak at the conference and receive an award on May 4.

04/25/2013