Fidel Castro Seen In Public, Ready To Welcome Americans?

Hana LaRock
The previous Cuban leader is out and about after a year hidden away.

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Fidel Castro, the previous controversial leader of Cuba, has just been seen out in public for the first time in a year.

Castro, now 88, was busy greeting a Venezuelan delegation that was in Cuba. Venezuela is now one of Cuba's closest allies. 

While it was a bit surprising to see Castro out and about, he appeared to be happy and in good health.

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Castro was seen shaking hands with one of the Venezuelans, dressed in a windbreaker and a cap.

The sighting is also very interesting since it is the first time such news has happened since the U.S and Cuba started normalizing their relations.

The sighting wasn't reported until five days after it actually happened, which although a bit peculiar, is exciting nonetheless.