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2006-08-13 15:22:03

By Anthony Boadle HAVANA (Reuters) - Ailing Cuban leader Fidel Castro appeared in photographs published on Sunday to reassure Cubans he was still alive on his 80th birthday while his brother Raul made his first public appearance since becoming acting president.

2006-08-13 14:25:10

By Anthony Boadle HAVANA (Reuters) - A Cuban newspaper published photographs of ailing Fidel Castro on his 80th birthday on Sunday, the first since he ceded power two weeks ago to brother Raul, who made his first public appearance as Cuba's leader.

2006-08-13 01:10:00

By Anthony Boadle HAVANA (Reuters) - Cubans wished Fidel Castro a happy 80th birthday on Sunday even though the ailing leader has not been seen or heard in public since ceding power to his brother two weeks ago after stomach surgery.

2006-08-12 13:17:38

CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said he would visit ailing Cuban leader Fidel Castro in Havana on Saturday night for Castro's 80th birthday. Castro handed over the reins of power in late July to his younger brother Raul following abdominal surgery.

2006-08-12 13:00:08

CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said he would visit ailing Cuban leader Fidel Castro in Havana on Saturday night for Castro's 80th birthday.

2006-08-12 10:12:39

By Marc Frank HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuban President Fidel Castro is walking, talking and being briefed, according to a statement published on Saturday in the Communist Party daily, Granma, a day before his 80th birthday.

2006-08-12 08:22:02

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuban President Fidel Castro is walking, talking and being briefed, according to a cryptic statement published Saturday in the Communist Party daily, Granma, a day before the "Maximum Leader's" 80th birthday.

2006-08-11 13:42:02

CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - The stomach condition of Cuban leader Fidel Castro is a classified secret, but his close ally Hugo Chavez openly suggests the communist try a dose of his own medicine for his intestinal woes.

2006-08-11 13:13:55

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Cuba's Communist government may redouble its efforts to assert control and assure the successful transition from Fidel to Raul Castro, but the plan won't work in the end, a senior U.S. official said on Friday.

2006-08-11 12:20:06

By Anthony Boadle HAVANA (Reuters) - Supporters of Cuban leader Fidel Castro, anxious to see him reappear after an unprecedented absence, are preparing to celebrate his 80th birthday on Sunday with or without him.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.