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Image caption Could the ostrich help resolve Cuba's chronic shortages of basic food? An animal exotic to most Cubans has become an online obsession - but not for the reasons one of the island's revolutionary heroes was hoping. It all started when Comandante Guillermo García Frías, 91, a former comrade-in-arms of the late leader Fidel Castro, recommended the ostrich as a nutritious supplement to the Cuban diet. In fact, he said on state television, it could produce "more than a cow", raising more than a few eyebrows across the communist-ruled country and leading to ridicule on social media. He made the suggestion as director of Cuba's National Flora and Fauna company, which raises ostriche... Full story

24 April