Dec 4, 2016

Ashes of late Cuban leader Fidel Castro interred in a private ceremony

Late Cuban President Fidel Castro’s ashes were interred in a private ceremony Sunday morning after Cuban officials made a last-minute cancellation of plans to broadcast the events live on national and international television. International media were also barred from the ceremony. The remains of ...

Cannons thunder as thousands mourn Castro in Havana

Nov 29, 2016

Cannons thunder as thousands mourn Castro in Havana

Galvanized by a 21-gun salute that thundered across Havana, tens of thousands of Cubans paid final respects on Monday to Fidel Castro, who led a leftist revolution, ruled for half a century and resisted the United States throughout the Cold War. Castro died on ...

North Korea calls rare three-day mourning period for comrade Castro

Nov 28, 2016

North Korea calls rare three-day mourning period for comrade Castro

North Korea is observing a three-day period of mourning for Fidel Castro, seen by Pyongyang as a rare comrade-in-arms against their common enemy, the United States. The North has ordered that flags outside official buildings be flown at half-staff to honor Castro, the country’s ...