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2008-06-18 03:00:04

Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro has appeared on television for the first time in five months.

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2008-04-15 00:50:00

Cuba’s new president, Raul Castro, has quickly dispensed with many of the small but infuriating restrictions put in place by former President Fidel Castro.

2006-09-02 12:00:47

By Marc Frank HAVANA (Reuters) - New video footage showed an improving Fidel Castro but Cubans said on Saturday it was clear their felled leader was still ailing a month after he temporarily ceded power following intestinal surgery.

2006-09-01 23:46:41

By Marc Frank HAVANA (Reuters) - Ailing Cuban leader Fidel Castro, looking well on the mend, was shown on television on Friday meeting with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez after temporarily ceding power a month ago to undergo intestinal surgery.

2006-09-01 21:54:59

By Marc Frank HAVANA (Reuters) - Ailing Cuban leader Fidel Castro, looking well on the mend, was shown on television on Friday meeting with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez after temporarily ceding power a month ago to undergo intestinal surgery.

2006-09-01 21:07:01

Corrects first paragraph to show Castro was not shown with his brother Raul.

2006-09-01 20:24:24

By Marc Frank HAVANA (Reuters) - Ailing Cuban leader Fidel Castro, looking well along the road to recovery, was shown on television on Friday meeting with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and brother Raul Castro, to whom he temporarily ceded power a month ago to undergo intestinal surgery.

2006-09-01 18:47:57

By Marc Frank HAVANA (Reuters) - A clearly recovering Cuban President Fidel Castro was shown on television on Friday meeting with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and brother Raul Castro, to whom he temporarily ceded power a month ago to have abdominal surgery.

2006-09-01 00:54:07

By Anthony Boadle HAVANA (Reuters) - The most visible change in Cuba since an ailing Fidel Castro handed power to his brother is that there are fewer speeches, but a discreet transfer from personal to institutional rule is underway, led by acting president Raul Castro, Cuba experts say.


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obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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