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Castro has apparently been querying Schwarzenegger’s brainpower. That’s a touch cheeky given the Cuban dictator’s continued adherence to communism – that curious and cranky cult that brought the world nothing but mass murder, concentration camps, economic failure and, how can we forget, ‘universal literacy’.

It’s strange too to see the old egotist (yet another five hour speech!) still described by Reuters as a ‘bearded revolutionary’. The beard’s true, I suppose, but it’s about forty years since this ancient caudillo was a revolutionary.

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