Fidel Castro, CC licenseIn the only interview he has given an American journalist since he left office, Fidel Castro told a reporter from The Atlantic magazine that Cuba’s communist economic model doesn’t work — even for Cuba.

Julia Sweig, a Cuba expert at the Washington-based Council on Foreign Relations who accompanied Goldberg on the trip, confirmed the Cuban leader’s comment. She told The Associated Press she took the remark to be in line with Raul Castro’s call for gradual but widespread reform.

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