In the Cuban capital Havana at the rally in memory of Fidel Castro gathered hundreds of thousands of people. To ordinary Cubans on the Central square of the Revolution was joined by officials of foreign delegations, writes NEWSru.com.
Reuters notes that U.S. President Barack Obama, who declared a course on rapprochement with the Communist Island of Freedom, the ceremony was not.
The rally began under the sounds of the national anthem, the Russian reports TASS. After that, the square was a poem dedicated to Fidel Castro and the heroism of the Rebel army that overthrew the dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista.
Broadcasting live from the venue of the rally organized by Cuban state television.
According to Reuters, for many people, especially in Latin America, Fidel became a persistent symbol of resistance to imperialism the United States of America. At the same time, the Cuban Diaspora in the US were celebrating the death of Castro, seeing him as a tyrant who brought the country to poverty.
Many Latin American leaders have offered their condolences to the younger brother of Fidel Raul Castro personally. Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa in your Eulogy called «hypocritical» attempts to assess the success or failure of the Communist model in Cuba in terms of the half-century embargo from the United States.
South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma, who took the floor after the leader of the South American country, has called Castro one of the great revolutionaries and historical figures of the twentieth century.
«The death of Fidel was a heavy loss for the people of South Africa», he said.
According to Zuma, Castro will be remembered «as a great fighter for the idea that the poor have a right to a decent life».
The American delegation was headed by the head of the diplomatic mission in Cuba Jeffrey Delaurentis, and Ben Rhodes, the adviser to President Obama, representing the States for 18 months of secret negotiations that preceded the official Declaration of the new policy.
The historic leader of the Cuban revolution Fidel Castro knew that withdraws from life to 90 years. This was stated on Tuesday, 29 November, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.
«Today, after the death of Fidel, I understand the words spoken by him to me and Evo (Morales, President of Bolivia — approx. ed.) when he was 89 years old — said Maduro. He looked us in the eye and said «Maduro, Evo, I will be with you for up to 90 years.»
The Venezuelan leader added, «in surprise said to Castro that he can not leave us, and he answered that he had done all that was, and now it’s our turn».
The meeting ended with a speech of Chairman of state Council and Council of Ministers of Cuba Raul Castro.
«Dear Fidel, near the monument to the national hero josé martí, where we are more than half a century gathered in times of great pain or to honor our martyrs, to proclaim our ideals, to honor our characters and to discuss with the people most important decisions, it is here where we talked about our victory, we say to you with our selfless, and heroic fighting by the people: «Forward to victory!», — said the Cuban leader.
Under the chanting of the slogan «I am Fidel!» and the audience quietly went home. The rally passed without any incidents.
Fidel Castro passed away on November 25 at the age of 90 years. His funeral will be held on 4 December in Santiago de Cuba. In Cuba from November 26, announced a nine-day national mourning.
In Havana held a rally in memory of Fidel Castro. Came hundreds of thousands of people 30.11.2016