Crowds Gather at Revolution Square for a Final Homage to Fidel Castro

Crowds Gather at Revolution Square for a Final Homage to Fidel Castro

Cuba has prepared Fidel Castro‚Äôs final public appearance: a two-day memorial offering at Revolution Square in Havana. Beginning Wednesday, his ashes will be transported eastward across the country, in a three-day procession that follows in reverse the route taken by the young revolutionary and his rebel fighters as they advanced on Havana from the Sierra … Read more

Cuba Announces Nine Days of Mourning for Fidel Castro

Cuba Announces Nine Days of Mourning for Fidel Castro

Cuba’s Communist Party has decreed nine days of national mourning for Fidel Castro in a directive that will largely suspend day-to-day life on the island nation until December 4 as Cubans commemorate Castro’s life in a series of memorials and vigils. Announced Saturday by the party’s central committee, the broadcast said the 90-year-old former leader … Read more