FILE - In this Feb. 10 2012 file photo released by the state media website Cubadebate, Cuba's leader Fidel Castro smiles during a meeting with intellectuals and writers at the Internat

 

              FILE - In this  Feb. 10 2012 file photo released by the state media website Cubadebate, Cuba
FILE - In this Feb. 10 2012 file photo released by the state media website Cubadebate, Cuba's leader Fidel Castro smiles during a meeting with intellectuals and writers at the International Book Fair in Havana, Cuba. On Monday Aug. 13, 2012, Cuba is marking Fidel Castro's 86th birthday with congratulatory messages in state media but no apparent plans for a public appearance by the retired leader. (AP Photo/Cubadebate, Roberto Chile, File)