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COMRADE Castro: What, Me Die? Alex Castro / AP Photo

Castro: What, Me Die?

Workers of the world, relax. An article was published with Fidel Castro’s byline in Cuba dismissing worries that the 86-year-old Communist hero is dying. “I don’t even remember what a headache is,” the article in a state-run paper reads. Rumors of Castro’s imminent demise have increased in recent months, and he has not made a public appearance since receiving a visit from Pope Benedict XVI in March. On Sunday former Venezuelan vice president Elías Jaua said he met with Castro and that the Cuban revolutionary was “doing very well.”

October 22, 2012 6:40 AM