Cuba: Former President Fidel Castro dies at 90

Fidel Castro, former president of Cuba and leader of the communist revolution breathed his last, media reported on Saturday. He was 90.

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Havana,Nov 26: Fidel castro the revolutionary who defied the United States of America died today. The Cuban President Raul Castro announced that the 90 year old revolutionary leader had died.

Fidel Castro

The state television had first reported that the former Cuban Prime Minister had died at the age of 90. He was the Prime Minister of the country between 1976 and 2008. Cuban President Raul Castro announced the death of his brother took place at 22:29 hours this (Friday) evening.

His supporters said that Castro had given Cuba back to the people. Raul Castro announced that the cremation would take place later on Saturday. There would be several days of national mourning too he also added. Raul Castro ended the announcement by shouting the slogan, "Towards victory, always!"

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