Fidel Castro was able to create a society where all Cubans had access to healthcare, access to education, said Professor Joseph S. Tulchin; former director of the Latin American Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
North Korea has declared a three-day mourning period for Fidel Castro, who died on Friday, state media reported, adding that the Cuban leader was the Korean people’s “close friend and comrade,” who devoted all his life to the prosperity of his country.
US President-elect Donald Trump’s statement on Fidel Castro's death was probably the harshest, branding the Cuban leader “a brutal dictator who oppressed his people.” RT has asked political analysts what that could mean for future US-Cuba relations.
While the death of Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro caused grief and sorrow worldwide, many could not hide their joy. Political analysts told RT who has been “dancing on the lion’s grave” and why.
One of the world’s most iconic figures, Cuba’s former president and leader of the Cuban revolution, Fidel Castro, died Friday at the age of 90. RT contacted political analysts and experts on Castro’s legacy, the country’s future, and the prospects for US-Cuba relations.
In public, Cuban leader Fidel Castro frequently made it known that his country was the closest thing to his heart. But in truth, the man who shaped the Caribbean nation for almost six decades had many loves outside of socialist politics, including a near-fatal dalliance with a CIA agent.