The longest-serving non-royal head of state in the 20th and 21st centuries, Castro headed a single-party authoritarian regime in Cuba where political opposition was repressed, civil rights were curtailed, and censorship of information was extensive. Castro polarized opinion throughout the world. His supporters view him as a champion of socialism and anti-imperialism. Critics call him a dictator whose administration oversaw human rights abuses.
He was last spotted on US soil at P&K's booth at the 2016 IPCPR. he was promptly kicked out for unsafe behavior involving baseballs.
Castro was thought dead in 2016, recent sightings of disheveled and pallid looking Castro have been rasing a lot of questions. The Havana Times online newspaper reported several sightings of a gholish looking Castro right outside of Camaguey's bustling mid-town market. Local children said he was mumbling "cerebros, cerebros..." Local news outets have been fiercely debating whether this iteration is a zombie, a mutie, a ghoul, ghost, wight or some other form undead. The larger question is who reanimated Castro and what is their ultimate agenda? A powerful lich-king (undead wizard) could certainly be involved and some have even theorized that the sinister dark lord behind this zombie-Castro is Vladimir Putin.
As far as the political ramifications of this discovery, it remains to be seen wether Raul Castro will be willing to give up the reins of power in Cuba. He was quoted as saying "If my brother wants this country back, he is goig to have to pry it from my cold, dead hands.
The elder Castro allegedly replied: "that's the idea, bro"