Schona Jolly

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Fidel Castro, who turns 83 years old today, may no longer be the president of Cuba, but contrary to his indications at the start of 2009, he has no intention of slipping away quietly. The question for Cubans and commentators alike is whether his presence as revered elder statesman in his brother Raúl Castro’s government remains either relevant, influential or even lasting.

In early January 2009, Fidel wrote that Cuba should not feel bound by his “occasional Reflections, state of health or [his] death”. He noted that he had “the rare privilege of observing events over such a long time.” “I expect I won’t enjoy that privilege in four years, when Obama’s first presidential term has ended,” he wrote.…  Seguir leyendo »