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Former Cuban President Fidel Castro and President of Cuba's University Students Federation (FEU) Randy Perdomo look at a newspaper during a meeting in Havana on Jan. 23, 2015. Cubadebate/Reuters

Cuban Media Publishes New Photos of Fidel Castro

Feb 03, 2015

Fidel Castro appeared in 21 new photos released to Cuban media outlets, ending the 88-year-old former leader's five month absence from the public eye, which had fueled speculative reports of his demise.

"Cuba is anxious to know about him," read a story in Cuba's state-run paper, Granma, which showed Castro sitting upright in a meeting with a student association, CNN reports.

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An old American car, long a staple of Cuban roads, sits along Guanabo Beach, near Havana.Joakim Eskildsen for TIME
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An old American car, long a staple of Cuban roads, sits along Guanabo Beach, near Havana.
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