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Castro Blames Swine Flu on U.S. Tourists

Sunday, 01 November 2009 10:23 PM

Cuba's former leader, Fidel Castro, has blamed the growth in swine flu on an increase in US visitors to the island.

US President Barack Obama recently lifted restrictions on Cuban-Americans visiting relatives on the island.

This is the the first time any Cuban official has found cause to complain about the US president's policy of relaxing travel restrictions.

But, in an editorial published by Mr Castro in all state media, he suggests more US visitors mean more swine flu.

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