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Reactions to Fidel Castro's legacy: as controversial as in life

Monday, November 28th 2016 - 07:54 UTC
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World reactions to the death of the Cuban Revolution leader Fidel Castro who ruled the island for half a century have been as controversial as his life and influence in world affairs. “His revolutionary ideals left few indifferent”, Ban Ki-moon was quoted, and Pope Francis was more diplomatic and referred to the sad news and promised prayers to Cuba's patron Virgin. Read full article


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  • Kanye

    It's a new era.

    Best wishes to the people of Cuba going forward.

    Nov 28th, 2016 - 08:31 am - Link - Report abuse +2
  • chronic

    Conway, you are an idiot.


    As much as I enjoy pillorying the canookies for all their foibles please tell me that trudoh's opinions of Castro aren't those of canookistan writ large.

    Nov 28th, 2016 - 04:55 pm - Link - Report abuse -4
  • Jack Bauer

    Of all the statements, only one reflected the truth, another was diplomatic and the rest were either just outright lies or politically correct bs...
    The Cubans now have chance of getting ahead, provided the remaining Castro doesn't screw things up for them..

    Nov 28th, 2016 - 08:37 pm - Link - Report abuse +4

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