Tag: Cuba

Viva Fidel: World leaders bid farewell to Cuban revolutionary

World leaders bid farewell to Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro on Tuesday night in a ceremony that filled with the solemn memorial for the Communist leader and criticism on Western imperialism. Presidents and foreign dignitaries from across the world including Russia, China, Mexico, Iran and South Africa took to a podium[Read More…]

Rajnath Singh leads Indian delegation at Castro’s funeral

Home Minister Rajnath Singh will lead the eight member Indian delegation to attend the pre-funeral commemoration of Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro. The team will leave for Havana on Tuesday and is expected to return on Thursday. The team includes Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker M Thambidurai, Congress leader Anand Sharma, CPI(M)[Read More…]

‘The revolution is a dictatorship of the exploited against the exploiters’: Memorable quotes by the Cuban revolutionary

Fidel Castro was the father of Communist Cuba, the first Communist country in the Western Hemisphere. Castro, who led the armed Cuban revolution along with Che Geuvara to over throw the Batista dictatorship, was the world’s third longest-serving head of the state. Castro also holds the record for the longest-speech[Read More…]

Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro dies aged 90

Cuba’s former president and father of communist Cuba Fidel Castro has died at the age of 90, Cuban state TV announced. “The commander in chief of the Cuban revolution died at 22:29 hours this evening (8:59 am IST Saturday),” President Raul Castro said. Raul Castro ended the announcement by shouting the[Read More…]

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