State-controlled TV in Cuba is doing all it can to reassure the masses. According to the BBC:
Cuban television has shown its first pictures for three months of ailing leader Fidel Castro. Mr. Castro, 80, was seen standing during a meeting with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, which was said to have taken place on Monday.But was that really Castro, or was it colorized, bedside footage of Family Affairs' Mr. French?
[Mr. Castro] appeared frail but stronger than three months ago. Mr. Castro has not been seen in public since undergoing gastric surgery in July, prompting speculation that he had cancer or was terminally ill.
The pictures show Mr. Castro drinking orange juice and joking with Mr. Chavez ...