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Fidel Castro, seen in August, says he gave up leadership of Cuba's Communist Party and all other official positions five years ago. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Cuba's Fidel Castro delivers a speech during the 50th anniversary of the Committee for the Defense of the Revolution on Sept. 28, 2010, in Havana. Mr. Castro said on Tuesday, March 22, 2011, that he resigned five years ago from all his official positions, including head of Cuba's Communist Party, a position he was thought still to hold. (AP Photo/Javier Galeano, File)

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Cuban curators work as an image of Cuba's leader Fidel Castro is exhibited at the "Oficios" gallery in Old Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, March 8, 2011. A Twitter account that tweets excerpts from former President Fidel Castro's frequent musings on world affairs has passed 100,000 followers, which the government says makes it the first Cuban themed Twitter account to break that threshold. (AP Photo/Javier Galeano)

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Students among a crowd of 20,000 celebrate as former Cuban President Fidel Castro delivers a speech in Havana during the 50th anniversary of the Committee for the Defense of the Revolution, the nation's neighborhood vigilance system. (Associated Press)

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Cuba's leader Fidel Castro listens to his national anthem before delivering a speech during the 50th anniversary of the Committee for the Defense of the Revolution, CDR, in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010.(AP Photo/Javier Galeano)

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Cuba's leader Fidel Castro gestures before delivering a speech during the 50th anniversary of the Committee for the Defense of the Revolution, CDR, in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010.(AP Photo/Javier Galeano)

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People listen to Cuba's leader Fidel Castro, unseen, as he delivers a speech during the 50th anniversary of the Committee for the Defense of the Revolution, CDR, in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010. (AP Photo/Javier Galeano)

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Cuba's leader Fidel Castro listens before delivering a speech during the 50th anniversary of the Committee for the Defense of the Revolution, CDR, in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010. (AP Photo/Javier Galeano)

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Students wave a Cuban flag during a speech delivered by Cuba's leader Fidel Castro as part of the celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the Committee for the Defense of the Revolution, CDR, in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010. (AP Photo/Javier Galeano)

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Cuba's leader Fidel Castro, top left, delivers a speech during the 50th anniversary of the Committee for the Defense of the Revolution, CDR, in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010. (AP Photo/Javier Galeano)

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Cuba's leader Fidel Castro delivers a speech during the 50th anniversary of the Committee for the Defense of the Revolution, CDR, in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010. (AP Photo/Javier Galeano)

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Cuba's leader Fidel Castro delivers a speech during the 50th anniversary of the Committee for the Defense of the Revolution, CDR, in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010. (AP Photo/Javier Galeano)

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"The Cuban model doesn't even work for us anymore," Fidel Castro told an American reporter. (Associated Press)

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Cuba's leader Fidel Castro, left, grips the arm of a bodyguard as he arrives to deliver a speech to students outside University in Havana Friday, Sept. 3, 2010. Mr. Castro dusted off his military fatigues for the first time since stepping down as president four years ago, a symbolic act in a Communist country where little signals often carry enormous significance. (AP Photo/Javier Galeano)

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In this photo released by the state media Cubadebate web site, Fidel Castro looks at a book given to him by Colombia's Senator Piedad Cordoba, not pictured, in Havana, Cuba, Thursday Aug. 12, 2010. Castro turns 84 on Friday. (AP Photo/Cubadebate, Alex Castro)

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People carry a cake at an event celebrating Fidel Castro's 84th birthday at the Ernesto "Che" Guevara Palace of Pioneers in Havana, Cuba, Friday Aug. 13, 2010. (AP Photo/Javier Galeano)

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Children sing a birthday song next to a cake that reads in Spanish "Congratulations Commander" at an event honoring Fidel Castro's 84th birthday at the Ernesto "Che" Guevara Palace of Pioneers in Havana, Cuba, Friday Aug. 13, 2010. (AP Photo/Javier Galeano)

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A boy cuts a cake decorated with a Cuban flag that reads in Spanish "Congratulations Commander" at an event honoring Fidel Castro's 84th birthday at the Ernesto "Che" Guevara Palace of Pioneers in Havana, Cuba, Friday Aug. 13, 2010. (AP Photo/Javier Galeano)

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Children stand by a mural of Fidel Castro, right, and revolutionary hero Ernesto "Che" Guevara, left, at an event honoring Fidel Castro's 84th birthday at the Ernesto "Che" Guevara Palace of Pioneers in Havana, Cuba, Friday Aug. 13, 2010. (AP Photo/Javier Galeano)

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A sign that reads in Spanish "Congratulations on your 84th birthday Fidel" hangs on a tree in Sancti Spiritus, Cuba, Friday Aug. 13, 2010. Fidel Castro turns 84 on Friday. (AP Photo/Ismael Francisco, Prensa Latina)