Fidel may be gone, but his legacy lives on in Latin America - News Summed Up

Fidel may be gone, but his legacy lives on in Latin America


People gather outside the Cuban embassy in Santiago, Chile on Nov. 26, 2016, the day after Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro died at age 90. (MARTIN BERNETTI/AFP/Getty Images) (Martin Bernetti/AFP/Getty Images)On every stage where a Latin American leader launched into soaring oratory against the imperialists, ­Fidel Castro was present. These days, many Latin American countries’ political and economic ties with Cuba have weakened because of painful recessions and voters’ rejection of leftist governments. The mood in Havana was somber the morning after Fidel Castro died. Fidel Castro, the Cuban dictator who led the country's communist revolution in the late 1950s, died on Nov. 25.


Source: Washington Post November 27, 2016 00:02 UTC



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