Slightly more credible than usual rumor: Castro dead? Update: Cuban FM denies Castro rumors

We went through this same routine with the same source last summer, but it’s Friday afternoon, Val says the whispers are awfully loud this time, and I do so enjoy being, ahem, “out in front of the news cycle.” So what the hell. I’m posting it.

Exit question: Will it matter at all after the party’s over? His brother’s been in charge now for about a year already, hasn’t he?

Update: The inevitable official government denial.

Jazz Shaw Jun 22, 2021 6:01 PM ET