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Fidel Castro nominated for Cuban parliament seat
Associated Press ^ | December 16, 2012 | PETER ORSI

Posted on 12/16/2012 9:48:27 PM PST by ConservativeStatement

HAVANA -- Retired Cuban leader Fidel Castro has been nominated for a seat in the country's parliament, authorities said Sunday.

The afternoon TV news announced "the leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro Ruz heads the list of 25 candidates to the Cuban parliament from the municipality of Santiago de Cuba, approved by the delegates of this state body."

Castro was also named as a delegate in 2008, when he officially retired as president. It's unclear whether he has played an active role in legislative duties in the years since.

(Excerpt) Read more at miamiherald.com ...


TOPICS: Cuba; Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: castro; cuba
Retirement must not have many benefits for Castro. The essence of belief that Chavez is respected throughout the world is maniacal, well, perhaps limited to certain leaders.
1 posted on 12/16/2012 9:48:38 PM PST by ConservativeStatement
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Weekend at Bernie’s


2 posted on 12/16/2012 9:54:17 PM PST by twister881
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Weekend at Bernie’s

My first thought exactly. Bernie Runs for Office.

3 posted on 12/16/2012 10:23:54 PM PST by newheart (The greatest trick the left ever pulled was convincing the world it was not a religion.)
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