Photographs of Fidel Castro meeting with the head of a visiting Chinese Communist Party delegation were published Saturday in Cuba’s party newspaper in the latest sign the Cuban leader is becoming increasingly active more than eight months after undergoing emergency intestinal surgery.
The Communist Party daily Granma reported that Wu Guanzheng, a member of the Chinese Communist Party’s Politiburo, met separately Friday with both Castro and his younger brother Raul, who has been filling in for his brother since July.
A short message about the encounter was first read Friday night on state television and carried on official news services, but the new images of Castro were not released until Saturday.[Full Text]
– See also a Reuters report.