Who is and who isn’t attending Fidel Castro’s funeral

Who is and who isn’t attending Fidel Castro’s funeral

  A growing list of world leaders including French President François Hollande and US President Barack Obama have opted out of attending Sunday’s funeral of former Cuban president Fidel Castro. French President François Hollande On Monday, Hollande’s office told AFP that he would not be attending the former Cuban leader’s funeral on Sunday. He will […]

Tributes, parties as Cubans mark Fidel Castro’s 90th birthday

Tributes, parties as Cubans mark Fidel Castro’s 90th birthday

Thousands partied along Havana’s Malecon seafront into the early hours of Saturday, celebrating retired Cuban leader Fidel Castro turning 90 to the tune of Latin beats as an electric storm in the distance lit up the night sky. On the strike of midnight, a live band played “Happy Birthday” in honor of the iconic leftist […]