Castro inaugurates Cuban Revolution anniversary

Written by: Abdul Nisar
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Santa Clara (Cuba), Jul 27: Cuban Communist leader Fidel Castro commences the 57th Cuban Communist revolution anniversary on Monday, Jul 26.

Wearing his traditional olive green shirt, Fidel Castro made an appearance by laying a wreath at a monument to Cuban national hero Jose Marti.

Fidel Castro, who turns 84 in Aug 2010 was also seen in television images at the ceremony and later speaking with people including religious leaders and members of the US-based group Pastors for Peace.

Fidel Castro, who ceded power to his younger brother Raul Castro in 2006, still holds on to the powerful position of first secretary of the Communist Party.

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