Fidel Castro

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Noun1.Fidel Castro - Cuban socialist leader who overthrew a dictator in 1959 and established a Marxist socialist state in Cuba (born in 1927)
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THE eldest son of late Cuban leader Fidel Castro killed himself on Thursday after months of treatment for depression.
The oldest son of late Cuban leader Fidel Castro killed himself last Thursday after months of treatment for depression, state media reported.
Summary: Havana [Cuba] Feb 2 (ANI) Fidel Angel Castro Diaz-Balart, the eldest son of late Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, has committed suicide after battling with depression for months, state-run media reported.
by Agence France-Presse A caretaker sits beside an image of late Cuban president Fidel Castro in a state building in Havana, Cuba, on November 23, 2017.
When Fidel Castro died, Cuba went into mourning until his ashes were interred in the southeastern city of Santiago de Cuba.
Caption: 1) President Fidel Castro greets Angola's President dos Santos in Havana, 1983; 2) with Samora Machel in 1977; 3) Castro's funeral cortege in December 2016; 4) Fidel with Namibia's Sam Nujoma in 2004; 5) Two titans meet in 1998--Fidel and Madiba; 6) Castro with Cuban troops returning home from Angola in 1998 7) Castro (c), flanked by Zimbabwean PM Robert Mugabe (I) and President Caanan Banana in 1986; 8) speaking with Sierra Leone's Siaka Stevens; 9) Sowetans demonstrate their gratitude during a 1998 visit to SA; and 10) A Sudanese refugee in Cuba holds a portrait of the former Cuban president during a mourning march
Fidel Castro took power in a 1959 revolution against President Fulgencio Batista and led the country for nearly half a century before stepping down in 2008 and making way for Raul Castro to succeed him.
El 30 de noviembre de 2016, el presidente de Sudafrica, Jacob Zuma, intervino en los funerales de Fidel Castro en la Plaza de la Revolucion de La Habana.
3 -- President Maithripala Sirisena described Fidel Castro as a great revolutionary leader who set an unparalleled example for true commitment and leadership to the world.
Malacanang on Saturday expressed its sympathies with the people of Cuba and joined the world in mourning the death of its former President Fidel Castro.
STAR BIRTHDAYS Feargal Sharkey, MadhurJeffrey and Alan Shearer Fidel Castro, former Cuban leader, 90; Madhur Jaffrey, actress and cookery writer, 83; Feargal Sharkey, singer and music industry executive, 58; Phil Taylor, darts player, 56; Tony Jarrett, former athlete, 48; Alan Shearer, former footballer, 46; Shoaib Akhtar, cricketer, 41; James Morrison, singer/ songwriter, 32.