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Fidel Castro

Reportedly Suffers Stroke

... Close to Death

10/19/2012 7:57 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
breaking news

Fidel Castro has reportedly suffered an embolic stroke ... and his health is so bad, the 86-year-old former leader of Cuba can barely eat, speak or recognize people.

The news is being reported by El Nuevo Herald, which says it spoke with Jose Marquina -- "a respected doctor" who assured the paper he has firsthand sources and information about Castro.

The doctor told the Herald, "[Castro] could last weeks like that, but what I can say is that we’ll never again see him in public.”  

The last time Castro was seen out in public was back in March -- when Pope Benedict XVI visited Cuba.


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Can't believe he still alive(albeit barely) and kicking!

703 days ago

Cathryn Mazer    

Buh bye. Hopefully another more aggressive dictator won't replace him. Cuba deserves freedom.

702 days ago

Jhon Villa    

Hell doesn't wanna take this bastard, he might start another revolution. Satan is afraid he will take over his regime.

697 days ago


Wow, maybe after his death Cuba will be a civilized country and the Cubans that have destroyed Miami can go back home!

658 days ago
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