Former Cuban leader Castro and Venezuela’s President Chavez read a copy of the Cuban Communist Party newspaper “Granma” in Havana


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Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro and Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez read a copy of the Cuban Communist Party (PCC) newspaper “Granma” in Havana June 28, 2011, in this handout picture. The disappearance of 56-year-old Chavez from public view since a June 10 operation has convulsed the volatile and politically polarized South American OPEC member nation of 29 million people. REUTERS/Revolution Studios/Cubadebate