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By Brett Daniel Shehadey
Special Contributor for In Homeland Security

President Barrack Obama, in a somewhat surprising announcement, stated his intentions Wednesday to formalize diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba. He has advocated a long-term policy of engagement with Cuba that would see the opening of an American embassy in Cuba, promoting greater transnational communications, business opportunities and trade.

By William Tucker Late last week the Miami Herald ran a story claiming that Fidel Castro, the long time leader of Cuba, had suffered a massive stroke and was left in a vegetative state. The report quoted the same Venezuelan doctor, Jose Rafael Marquina, who had made inaccurate statements regarding Castro’s health in the past. As the title of this article would suggest, this is not the first time Fidel has been declared dead.