Castro's 'Reflections' Printed by State-Run Press Since abdominal surgery forced Fidel Castro to retire from public life, he has emerged as editorial writer-in-chief in Cuba's state-run news media. The long-winded speaker is now a prolific writer, using the state-run press — the only press permitted on the island — to publish a series of so-called "reflections."
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Castro's 'Reflections' Printed by State-Run Press

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Castro's 'Reflections' Printed by State-Run Press

Castro's 'Reflections' Printed by State-Run Press

Castro's 'Reflections' Printed by State-Run Press

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Since abdominal surgery forced Fidel Castro to retire from public life, he has emerged as editorial writer-in-chief in Cuba's state-run news media.

Always a long-winded speaker, he's now become a prolific writer, using the state-run press — the only press permitted on the island — to publish a series of so-called "reflections."