Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro has died at the age of 90 years. The funeral of the leader will be held next Sunday, 4 December in Santiago de Cuba is the second largest town of the island and the site of the alleged beginning of the Cuban revolution in 1953. He was buried in the cemetery of Santa Iphigenia.
On Monday, cannon fireworks will shoot in Havana and Santiago de Cuba, to pay tribute to Castro, who ruled Cuba for almost five decades, according to the state news Agency of Cuba.
On Tuesday evening in Havana, at least tens of thousands of people are expected to pay tribute to Castro on the big square, named after national hero josÃ© martÃ, the poet and leader of the struggle of Cuba's 19th century independence from Spain. His remains are expected to arrive in Santiago de Cuba on Saturday to 7 p.m. at the Revolution square Antonio Maceo.
Tuesday to Saturday will be shooting every hour from 6 am to 6 PM. And on Sunday, ash Castro will be buried in the same cemetery where he was buried the French Communist activist Marty.
"I appeal to the people of Cuba, it is with deep sorrow I have come here to inform our people, our friends, America and the world, that today, 25 November 2016, 10:29 PM, died the chief commander of the Cuban revolution Fidel Castro, "said his brother, Raul Castro.
The concert of the famous tenor Placido Domingo has been cancelled. Clubs have banned live music and public speaking. The Cuban radio and television will broadcast Patriotic and historical performances during the nine days of mourning that began on Saturday, according to state news Agency.
At the University of Havana, where Castro went to law school 70 years ago, people laid flowers and photos.
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