Friday, March 23, 2007

Breaking News: Castro Reportedly Near Death

Washington- President Fidel Castro's condition appears to be deteriorating, according to a source with the Cuban Ministry of Public Health, the organization responsible for administration of Cuba's hospital system. The source did not elaborate on the details of President Castro's condition, but elements of the report were confirmed by an anonymous source within the Bush administration.

Sources within the Cuban Ministry of Interior indicate that procedures for managing public unrest during the transition have already been put in motion. Experts on Cuba expect that Acting President Raul Castro, brother of President Fidel Castro and appointed heir, will move quickly to consolidate control over the apparatus of the Cuban government.

Warning!

This is part of a foreign policy simulation for the Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce. The events depicted are not actually happening.