Biographer offers close up view of Castro
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'Intimidating' and 'humane': A writer in Castro's world

The author of Fidel Castro’s only consented biography, Claudia Furiati, met the Cuban leader several times in the 1990s.

She was granted exclusive access to his personal archives and allowed to interview his family, acquaintances and the leader himself.

She spoke to the BBC’s Julia Carneiro in Rio Janeiro about the Cuban leader up close.

Producer: Luciani Gomes

Video: Ana Terra Athayde

  • 27 Nov 2016
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