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Monday, August 07, 2006

Nothing Succeeds (in Corfirming a Dicatator's Death) Like Succession

Es Castro no mas?
Roberto Fernandez Retamar, a writer and member of [Cuba's] Council of State, said the U.S. government had expected chaos after Castro handed over power to his brother.

"They had not expected that a peaceful succession was possible. A peaceful succession has taken place in Cuba," he told a news conference.
More here from Reuters.

Update 8/8: Screen capture of Reuters's "Fiddle" mishap here. Thanks, Russ.