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2006-08-06 09:17:19

By Marc Frank HAVANA (Reuters) - Word filtered through the ranks of the Cuban Communist Party and government that President Fidel Castro was recovering from surgery, but his location and exact condition remained a mystery on Sunday nearly a week after his unprecedented handover of power.

2006-08-05 23:27:05

By Marc Frank HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuban officials said an aging and ailing Fidel Castro was recovering and could return to power in a few weeks, even though he remained out of sight five days after surgery that forced him to put his brother in charge of the country.

2006-08-05 19:13:12

By Marc Frank HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuban President Fidel Castro was well enough to be eating and sitting up, government sources said on Saturday, but the longtime leader remained out of sight following surgery that forced him to temporarily cede power to his brother Raul.

2006-08-05 13:29:10

By Marc Frank HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuban leader Fidel Castro is recovering satisfactorily from stomach surgery, the country's vice president said on Saturday, while government sources said he had started to eat and sit up in bed.

2006-08-05 11:58:48

By Marc Frank HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuban leader Fidel Castro is recovering satisfactorily from stomach surgery, the country's vice president said on Saturday, while government sources said he had started to eat and sat up in bed.

2006-08-05 01:40:27

By Anthony Boadle HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba quickly dismissed another U.S. call for Cuban democracy as Fidel Castro's government began to break the silence that followed his surgery and provisional hand-over of power to brother Raul.

2006-08-04 19:23:12

By Anthony Boadle HAVANA (Reuters) - The United S

2006-08-04 18:37:42

By Anthony Boadle HAVANA (Reuters) - The United S

2006-08-04 17:15:34

By Anthony Boadle HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuban leader Fidel Castro is recovering from surgery and will return to office soon, the health minister said on Friday as uncertainty grew over the future of the island he has ruled for nearly half a century.

2006-08-04 17:55:55

By Sue Pleming WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice sent a message of support to Cubans on Friday, urging them to stay at home to work for "positive change" now that President Fidel Castro's leadership was in question.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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