Fidel Castro’s remains will be cremated, brother reveals

The remains of former longtime leader and revolutionary icon of Cuba, Fidel Castro, who has passed on at the age of 90, will be cremated, according to his brother Raul Castro. Raul made the announcement just after midnight on Friday (0500 GMT Saturday). Read also: S’Korean police raid Samsung offices Raul, who took power after…

Biography of Fidel Castro, The Late Cuban Leader

Fidel Castro, Prime Minister of Cuba, smokes a cigar during his meeting with two U.S. senators, the first to visit Castro’s Cuba, in Havana, Cuba, Sept. 29, 1974. (AP Photo) The son of a wealthy landowner, Fidel Castro turned his back on a life of privilege to lead a left-wing revolution in Cuba that endured…

Former Cuban President, Fidel Castro is dead

Former Cuban President and leader of the Communist revolution, Fidel Castro is dead. The revolutionalist died at the age of 90, his brother said. “The commander in chief of the Cuban revolution died at 22:29 hours this evening (03:29 GMT Saturday),” President Raul Castro said. Fidel Castro ruled Cuba as a one-party state for almost…

Cuba’s Fidel Castro dies at age 90

The end has come for former longtime leader and revolutionary icon of Cuba, Fidel Castro who has passed on at the age of 90 in an announcement made by Cuban state television. The death of the revolutionist and former president who retreated from the public eye in 2006 following emergency surgery for intestinal bleeding was…