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No sign of Fidel as Cubans wait, wonder

Some Cubans express frustration, others apathy as 80-year-old Fidel Castro battles an unnamed illness and remains unseen six months after handing power to his younger brother. But most seem willing to wait patiently to see how Acting President Raul Castro might change things after his brother is gone. “We need to give him time, to see what he does,” Joaquin Hernandez, 70, said of the younger Castro. “Raul is more family oriented, so he might reach out more to the Cuban people to better understand their problems. He is also more approachable, and seems to listen more to his advisers.” Full Story

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