Fidel Castro Turns 90 – level 1
Fidel Castro was the president of Cuba. He retired in 2008. His brother Raul Castro is now the Cuban President. However, many people still like Fidel Castro.
Fidel Castro turns 90 years old. There is a big birthday party for him in Cuba. He comes to the party. He looks well. He has a good time. People are happy that he is there.
Fidel Castro does not speak at the party. He later writes a letter. He thanks everybody. He also criticises Barack Obama. Obama visited Cuba in March.
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