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Senen Casas, politician, died Havana, Cuba 6 August, aged 62. Cuban Transport Minister since 1989.

Loret Ruppe, died Bethesda, Maryland 6 August, aged 60. Longest-serving Director of the Peace Corps, she held the post since 1981.

Hord Hardin, lawyer and golfer, died Augusta, Georgia 5 August, aged 84. Chairman of the Masters golf tournament 1980-91.

Bill Lennard, darts player, died 6 August, aged 61. Member of the first ever England darts team.