Cuba

Fidel Castro laid to rest in private funeral

The three-minute ceremony at Santiago de Cuba's Santa Ifigenia Cemetery ended nine days of public mourning for the charismatic but polarizing revolutionary who led Cuba for half a century, CNN reports. Cuban President Raul Castro slid the box of ashes into an

Former Cuban president Fidel Castro dies aged 90

Castro toppled the government in 1959, introducing a Communist revolution. He defied the US for decades, surviving many assassination plots, BBC reports. His supporters said he had given Cuba back to the people. Critics saw him as a dictator. Castro was the longest

The Rolling Stones arrived in Havana for a free concert

Named as "The Concert for Amity," the band is set to perform tonight at the Ciudad Deportiva de La Habana, with an estimated 400,000 gests to attend, making it the largest act to play in Cuba since the revolution in 1959,