Fidel continues to infuriate his enemies who have been floating stories about his imminent demise for decades; he just keeps popping up to embarrass them. About 1 ½ to 2 years ago a delegation of US senators visited Cuba and met the great man and came back with stories which drove his opponents crazy, apparently his health had deteriorated which was no surprise for someone in his eighties but his mind was razor sharp and he was happy to discuss world events and international politics for hours and his grasp of events was vice like, according to them he was amazing.
Last week he visited a scientific centre and he continues to write media columns, he is also about to do interviews on TV to discuss his fears for world peace with reference to the US Iran coming confrontation as he describes it. Apparently he considers himself as being too young to be blown up by a nuclear bomb. Cuba continues to be a beacon of progress for the oppressed people of the world and many South American states are following the Cuban example. For those who tried and still try to undermine Castro and Cuba’s achievements it is already too late, Cuba has proved in the most difficult of conditions that it is possible to run a decent society where everyone has health care, education and housing; as well as reaching out to those in poorer countries where Cuban doctors and teachers volunteer to work and it’s certainly not for financial gain. That’s one of the reasons that it’s too late for his enemies to harm him the world has seen and still sees the example he set out and no one can now take that away. How many look at Cuba with admiration and wonder what they could have achieved if the US had not spitefully fought them all the way. Che was to die in Bolivia spreading the revolution, killed by the Bolivian army sponsored by the CIA.
About 3/4 years ago a Cuban medical team were working in the jungle towns and villages of Bolivia they were specialists in eye surgery and the treatment of eye diseases. They were taken to a man in a village that was unable to see because of an eye disease which had gradually rendered him blind. The Cuban medical team operated on him and restored his sight. This man was Sergeant Mario Teran an ex Bolivian soldier, years before as he pointed his gun at the captured Che Guevara; Sergeant Teran was told by Che to “steady your aim you are about to kill a man” years later in 2007 a man wrote a letter to his local newspaper in Bolivia thanking the Cuban doctors for restoring his father’s sight, his father was Sergeant Mario Teran, the man who killed Che Guevara.