GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CMC) - The People’s Progressive Movement (PPM) emerged as the winner in the general election in the British Overseas territory, according to results announced late Thursday.
The PPM, led by Alden McLaughlin, took 9 of 18 seats, just one shy of the majority while former Premier McKeeva Bu ...more »
HAVANA, Cuba (AP) — One of Fidel Castro's sons reportedly said that his father is in good shape despite a long public silence that has again fueled speculation about the 86-year-old former president's health.
A journalist for the state-run newspaper Venceremos quoted Alex Castro as saying "the comandante" is going about daily life as normal, reading and exercising.
Arlin Alberty Loforte posted the quote Friday on her blog from the eastern city of Guantanamo, where she met with Alex Castro the previous evening at an exhibit of his photographs of the retired leader.
Rumours of Fidel Castro's purportedly declining health surfaced anew this week after he did not publicly congratulate Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on his re-election. He has not been seen in public since late March.
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