Looks like there’s quite a bit of successioning and transitioning going around. Here’s the latest from CNN:
Venezuela: Castro recovery ‘advancing positively’
Illness forces Cuban leader to cede power temporarily to brother
Tuesday, August 1, 2006; Posted: 4:27 p.m. EDT (20:27 GMT)
HAVANA, Cuba (CNN) — Cuban President Fidel Castro’s recuperation “is advancing positively,” Venezuela’s government said Tuesday, citing Cuban authorities a day after the communist leader temporarily handed power to his brother due to intestinal surgery.
You can read the pathetic brown nosing here.
Maybe I was wrong, maybe it aint all about the timing, but about the headline.