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Cuba calls 9 days of national mourning following death of Fidel Castro

Cuba calls 9 days of national mourning following death of Fidel Castro
Published November 26, 2016 | EFE

Havana – The Cuban Council of State on Saturday declared nine days of
mourning for the death of former president and revolutionary leader
Fidel Castro who died at the age of 90.

Castro died late on Friday Nov. 25. The news was announced in an address
on state television shortly thereafter by the leader's brother and
current president, Raúl Castro.

A council statement said "during the national mourning public activities
and shows will be halted, the national flag will be flown at half-mast
in public buildings and military establishments and radio and television
will broadcast informational, patriotic and historical programming."

Source: Cuba calls 9 days of national mourning following death of Fidel
Castro | Fox News Latino -
http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/politics/2016/11/26/cuba-calls-days-national-mourning-following-death-fidel-castro/print
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