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Former Cuba leader Fidel Castro
makes rare appearance to cast vote
in elections branded ´closed´
and ´perfunctory´

Daily Mail [U.K.], by Anna Edwards

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Posted By:James Leyva, 2/4/2013 11:33:31 AM

Fidel Castro has made a rare public appearance after he voted in the country´s parliamentary elections. Millions of Cubans joined the 86-year-old former leader of Cuba to vote in what critics have branded a ´closed´ election that offers no real competition. The revolutionary icon, who appears in public only occasionally now since he fell ill in 2006, was among those voting in Havana yesterday. The government has defended. the process, saying it is a show of grass-roots democracy.
Headline split, info corrected by staff


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Reply 1 - Posted by: trackman999, 2/4/2013 12:01:48 PM     (No. 9157588)

"closed " and "perfunctory", ....Just like ours was.

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