Thursday, September 07, 2006

Keeping an eye on him

What are we to make of this front page of Granma?

For reasons that are not immediately obvious, the principal propaganda sheet of the Cuban regime published a brief and unsigned article on its front page today commending the excellent work and dedication of Fidel Castro’s personal bodyguards.

Under the headline, “They are not just my workmates, they are my family”, the paper assures its loyal readers that the men and women of Castro’s elite Seguridad Personal are hard at work looking after the 80-year-old dictator during his “accelerated” recovery.



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