Castro continues to give Cuba a bad name

Thursday, April 17, 2003 at 1:00am

If anyone wondered if Fidel Castro has mellowed in his old age, the execution of three would-be ferryboat hijackers by firing squad last week should answer the question.

Castro has been cracking down on dissidents, including making dozens of arrests and applying stiff jail sentences, some say in anticipation of his brother, Raul, taking the aging dictator

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