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2006-08-18 09:06:35

By Anthony Boadle HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuban leader Fidel Castro is recovering gradually, acting President Raul Castro said in an interview published on Friday, in his first statements since he took over from his ailing brother last month.

2006-08-18 05:28:29

By Anthony Boadle HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuban leader Fidel Castro is recovering gradually, acting President Raul Castro said in an interview published on Friday, his first statements since he took over from his ailing brother last month.

2006-08-17 15:42:33

By Anthony Boadle HAVANA (Reuters) - Long held in check by President Fidel Castro, Cuban entrepreneurs ranging from plumbers to pizza makers hope to enjoy some slack while his brother Raul is in charge.

2006-08-16 17:18:20

By Esteban Israel HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba has carefully paced the release of information on Fidel Castro's health and the transfer of power to his brother Raul to ensure stability while keeping expectations low, experts and diplomats say.

2006-08-16 11:44:04

By Marc Frank HAVANA (Reuters) - With President Fidel Castro ill, and acting President Raul Castro 75 years old, the era of those who won the 1959 revolution is ending and the ascendancy of a new generation is about to begin, Cuba experts say.

2006-08-15 16:48:14

By Anthony Boadle HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba's armed forces, a one-time guerrilla outfit that became the communist country's most efficient and business-savvy institution, will play a crucial role whatever happens after Fidel Castro, experts on Cuba say.

2006-08-14 19:20:09

By Anthony Boadle HAVANA (Reuters) - An alert, but bedridden Fidel Castro laughed, joked and snacked with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez in the first video images of the ailing Cuban leader since he temporarily gave up power following surgery two weeks ago.

2006-08-14 16:43:34

By Anthony Boadle HAVANA (Reuters) - Photos of ailing Cuban leader Fidel Castro in a hospital bed have brought home to Cubans the prospect that the man who has decided most aspects of their lives for 47 years may never be the same.

2006-08-14 17:33:30

By Anthony Boadle HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuban state television on Monday showed the first video images of ailing leader Fidel Castro, as he received a bedside visit from Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and his brother Raul Castro.

2006-08-14 17:14:20

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuban state television on Monday showed the first images of ailing Cuban leader Fidel Castro receiving a bedside visit from Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and his brother Raul Castro.


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