• I am Fidel!: Latin American leaders vow to carry on with Fidel Castro’s revolution

    I am Fidel!: Latin American leaders vow to carry on with Fidel Castro’s revolution

    Leftist Latin American leaders vowed to carry the torch of Castro’s revolution as they addressed the rally on Tuesday night and the crowd chanted “I am Fidel!”

    “Today it is up to us to raise the flags of independence of the great fatherland, today it is up to us to hold the flag of dignity and freedom of the people,” said Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, whose late mentor, Hugo Chavez, had a special bond with Castro.

    Allies praised Castro in almost religious […]

  • Fidel Castro’s ashes begin four-day journey across Cuba

    Fidel Castro’s ashes begin four-day journey across Cuba

    The ashes of Fidel Castro is on a four-day journey across Cuba to his final resting place, retracing the late communist leader’s revolution victory tour of 1959.

    The journey tagged “caravan of freedom”, will leave from Havana, while making symbolic stops along the 950-kilometer (590-mile) trek that will end in the eastern city of Santiago de Cuba by the weekend.

    The trip follows two days of tributes in Havana where hundreds of thousands were encouraged by the government to view a picture […]

  • Throwback Photo of late Ooni of Ife, Oba Sijuwade and Fidel Castro in Cuba

    Throwback Photo of late Ooni of Ife, Oba Sijuwade and Fidel Castro in Cuba

    The undated photo shows late Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade receiving Fidel Castro in his hotel room in Cuba. The late Cuban despot died on Friday at age 90.

    The undated photo shows late Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade receiving Fidel Castro in his hotel room in Cuba. The late Cuban despot died on Friday at age

  • Cuba Strongman, Fidel Castro’s state funeral fixed December 4th

    Cuba Strongman, Fidel Castro’s state funeral fixed December 4th

    It was announced early Saturday the cremation of the remains of Castro, will be carried out according to his wishes, fixed Saturday. While his state funeral fixed for Sunday December 4, in Santiago de Cuba.

    According to official states media, the government has also declared nine days of mourning  in honour of the fallen hero.

    The death of Cuba strongman, Castro, has triggered both celebration and mourning, as critics welcomed his demise while supporters grieved for the polarising strongman who dominated Cuba […]

  • Buhari mourns Cuban leader, Fidel Castro

    Buhari mourns Cuban leader, Fidel Castro

    President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness at the passing on of former Cuban revolutionary leader, Fidel Castro.

    The president said he received the news of Mr. Castro with profound sadness.

    Mr. Castro died Saturday at age 90.

    “On behalf of the Federal Government, President Buhari offers deepest condolences to Cuban President Raul Castro, and the people of Cuba on the passing early Saturday of the legendary leader, who passionately served his people for almost half a century,” Mr. Buhari said in a statement […]

  • Fidel Castro – the man who saved Diego Maradona’s life

    Fidel Castro – the man who saved Diego Maradona’s life

    The Argentine legend owes a huge debt of gratitude to the revolutionary, whose relationship with the Napoli great means he is still around today.

    On Friday November 25, Fidel Castro, the leader of the Cuba Revolution, passed away. His death was reported in a televised message by his brother Raul.

    “The commander in chief of the Cuban revolution died at 22:29 hours this evening [03:29 UK time, Saturday],” he said before adding his brother’s immortal words: “Hasta la Victoria siempre!” – “always […]

  • Fidel Castro of Cuba, longtime revolutionary leader is dead

    Fidel Castro of Cuba, longtime revolutionary leader is dead

    Cuba’s former president and great leader of the Communist revolution, Fidel Castro has died aged 90, his brother, President Raul Castro has revealed.

    “The commander in chief of the Cuban revolution died at 22:29 hours this evening (03:29 GMT Saturday),” Raul Castro said.

    Fidel Castro ruled Cuba as a one-party state for almost 50 years before Raul took over in 2008.

    His supporters said he had given Cuba back to the people. But he was also accused of suppressing opposition.

    President Castro told the […]