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Castro's socialist Cuba was anything but an idyll, and the United States quickly became his fiercest opponent.
Juanita Castro, a sister of late Cuban leader Fidel Castro who has lived in Miami for decades, will not attend his funeral, local media has reported.
When Fidel Castro walked in, he looked more like a CEO than a dictator. There was an aura about him. His clear eyes and frank air came across as businesslike yet warm.
Fidel Castro, the great Cuban revolutionary and an icon for the Third World passed away on Friday in Havana at the age of 90.
Maradona spent time in Cuba on several occasions and underwent rehabilitation treatment for drug abuse.
WASHINGTON U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said on Saturday that even after Castro's death "much work remains to secure the freedom of the Cuban people," something that the United States must be fully committed to."Now that Fidel Castro is dead, the cruelty and oppression of his regime should die with him," Ryan said in a statement. "Today let us reflect on the memory and sacrifices of all those who have suffered under the Castros.” (Reporting by Idrees Ali; Editing by Jonathan Oatis)
Mishra said, "Fidel Castro will continue to inspire all struggles for social transformation through revolution. We salute the relentless fighter."
The legacy of Cuba's Fidel Castro elicited praise Saturday from some world leaders who remembered him as a friend and ally, but exiles in Miami celebrated his death. Here are some early reactions to the passing of the 90-year-old Cold War icon, whose life was defined by his resistance to the capitalist United States.
Viewed from the world's largest communist country, Fidel Castro's death is a reminder of how the communist axis has changed beyond recognition since the ideologically charged era when the bearded revolutionary cut a dashing figure on the world stage alongside leaders like Mao Zedong.
Cuban leader Fidel Castro, who died late Friday, was convinced that the global stage for the "world revolution" was happening in Africa -- and thus Cuba became the first Latin American nation to go to war outside its own continent.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday condoled the demise of Cuban leader Fidel Castro whom he described as one of the most iconic personalities of the 20th century and a "good friend" of India.
Fidel Castro once said that if assassination attempts were an Olympic sport he would have won the gold medal.
Guerrilla revolutionary and communist idol, Fidel Castro was a holdout against history who turned tiny Cuba into a thorn in the paw of the mighty capitalist United States. The former Cuban president, who died aged 90 on Friday, said he would never retire from politics.
Guerrilla revolutionary and communist idol, Fidel Castro was a holdout against history who turned tiny Cuba into a thorn in the paw of the mighty capitalist United States.
Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, a towering figure of 20th century history, died Friday aged 90, his brother, President Raul Castro, announced.
Former President Fidel Castro, who led a rebel army to improbable victory in Cuba, embraced Soviet-style communism and defied the power of 10 US presidents during his half-century rule, has died at age 90.
Former Cuban president Fidel Castro is keeping an eye on the US presidential race, saying that Democrat Hillary Clinton "discredited" Republican rival Donald Trump in their first debate two weeks ago.
VS Achuthanandan avoided repeated questions on chief ministership on Saturday at a presser in Thiruvananthapuram. The CPM’s senior-most leader said he will continue to be the ‘kavalaal’ (sentinel) of the people of Kerala, taking up their issues.
Castro spoke as the government announced that his brother Raul will retain the Cuban Communist Party's highest post alongside his hardline second-in-command.
Raul Castro was re-elected the first secretary of the Central Committee of Communist Party of Cuba at the the final plenary session of its seventh Congress