Fidel Castro

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