Letter: In Brief

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The Independent Culture
Sir: I was interested to see that a French lawyer intends to sue Fidel Castro for "crimes against humanity" (report, 7 January). No doubt the charge sheet will include eradicating most infectious diseases, raising the adult literacy rate to almost 100 per cent, reducing infant mortality rates to below that of the United Sates, increasing life expectancy from 59 to 76, providing free health care and education and feeding people of Cuba in the face of the longest and most vicious economic blockade the world has seen.


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