Thu Oct 18, 2012, 06:42 AM
Adenoid_Hynkel (11,828 posts)
Amid much speculation, Cuba state media releases message from Fidel Castro
(CNN) -- Cuban state media released a message from Fidel Castro, the first communique said to be from the ex-leader since speculation over his health reached a fever pitch last week.
There were no new images of Castro, 86, released Wednesday.
He has not been seen since publicly since March when he met with Pope Benedict XVI during the pontiff's visit to Cuba.
Castro's usually frequent newspaper columns and musings suddenly ended in June. But his silence after the re-election of close ally Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez in October prompted many of his opponents to wonder whether Castro was again ailing or perhaps dead.
Read more: http://www.cnn.com/2012/10/17/world/americas/cuba-castro-message/index.html?hpt=hp_t1
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|Judi Lynn||Oct 2012||#3|
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Fri Oct 19, 2012, 04:56 AM
Judi Lynn (81,172 posts)
3. Kicking! As pointed out already, the rumor is the last of countless rumors.
A DU'er who's very familiar with Miami, and the story of this last rumor has mentioned it comes from a doctor in Miami who also spread the rumor Hugo Chavez was at death's door.
Consider the source.