A question from S,C&A, Is Castro dead?
As much as one would like to hear a mourning theme, the tune instead is I’m not dead yet
Publius Pundit links to CIRCULÓ FUERTE RUMOR EN MEDIOS DE PRENSA LATINOAMERICANOS SOBRE LA MUERTE DE FIDEL CASTRO EN SU RESIDENCIA DEL LAGUITO EN LA HABANA (Strong rumors making the rounds of Latin American media regarding Fidel Castro’s death at his residence in El Laguito in Havana). The comments section of that link turned up the usual mixed nuts.
Fidel, however, Confirms Cuba will donate WBC Prize Money to Katrina victims, since sports are only useful when married to a political purpose.
In the meantime, while on the subject of foreign news, don’t miss Daniel Duquenals essayReactionary revolutions, comparing the Venezuelan and French revolutions.
Update Speaking of Venezuela, don’t miss Peaktalk‘s post on Hugo’s latest beaut.