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Cuban dictator Fidel Castro at long last died on Friday, and this time it seems to be for good. His death had been rumored and even reported numerous times over the years, but the Cuban government has now acknowledged the fact, and it’s now safe to raise a toast with a Cuba Libre. 537 more words
Yesterday marks nearly 16 years to the day that I met Fidel Castro while visiting Cuba in December of 2000. His death has sparked numerous articles analyzing his contributions and his mistakes, as well as decrying his despotic measures, and it has inspired countless posts on social media that range from sentimental displays of solidarity with the Cuban people (on both sides of the political spectrum) to unbridled enthusiasm for the passing of their leader. 3,636 more words
Fidel Castro, Cuba’s former president and leader of the Communist revolution, has died aged 90, state TV has announced. The former cigar-puffing leftist, Castro, who reigned over the island nation for nearly a half-century following a communist revolution that culminated in victory in 1959, is dead at the age of 90, according to multiple reports early Saturday . 757 more words
AND, from many, good riddance !
Over the next few days we shall all be swamped no doubt with the usual humbug tributes from the loony left, certain academics and entertainers, and other fellow travellers, particularly from those in the so called ‘non-aligned’ nations, and former Soviet satellite states, over the death of Fidel Castro. 487 more words