Uncomfirmed reports from Havana indicate that President Fidel Castro has suffered a series of strokes and is in extremely critical condition. A Cuban government spokesman refused to confirm that President Castro had suffered any medical setbacks, but emphasized that the people of Cuba continued to have faith in their President.
Concerns over the health of President Castro increased last year when he underwent surgery for an abdominal ailment. In recent months, however, President Castro's condition had seemed to improve, slowing speculation about a succession crisis in Cuba.
UPDATE: A Cuban government spokesman has confirmed that President Castro has suffered a stroke.