Skip to comments.New photo shows 'healthy' Castro
Posted on 08/23/2009 1:14:43 PM PDT by JoeProBono
A new picture of Fidel Castro has been published in a state-run newspaper, apparently showing Cuba's ailing former leader in much better health.
The photograph in Juventud Rebelde, the Communist Youth newspaper, showed Mr Castro talking to Ecuador's left-wing president, Rafael Correa.
Mr Castro, 83, was dressed more smartly than in other recent photos, wearing a white shirt rather than a tracksuit.
He has not been seen in public since undergoing an operation in 2006.
Mr Castro stepped down and his younger brother, Raul, took over his various offices.
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Castro's health appears visibly to have improved in recent months
Woot for socialized healthcare. /s
That tracksuit was getting annoying, like he hadn’t changed in a year or something. He doesn’t look healthier though. Wish he would save them some public monies and take the option Obama wants to give to old people.
it would be funny to see him to another face-flop onto the ground
My bet this is a body double ...probably a triumph of Cuban plastic surgery. The real Castro likely assumed room temperature some time ago and is likely being held on ice until Raul is firmly in power.
That is a mannequin