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Fidel Castro

Fidel Castro: What a man!

In this open editorial in Vanguard, Yinka Odumakin examines the man, Fidel Castro, his life and legacy.FIDEL Alejandro Castro Ruz took his final breath on November 26, 2016 taking along with him our beloved Fred Agbaje,Lagos-based…

Key dates in the life of Fidel Castro

Fidel Castro was one of the key figures in 20th century Latin America, the object of praise and criticism during his near half-century, iron-handed transformation of and rule over Cuba. Castro, who passed late Nov.26, 2016 at the age of 90…

Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro dies

Fidel Castro, the Cuban revolutionary leader who built a communist state on the doorstep of the United States is dead. Castro, who for five decades defied U.S. efforts to topple him, died on Friday at the age of 90, state-run Cuban…