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December 14, 2016 7:59 PM University of Florida News

Brian Gendreau, director of UF’s Latin American Business Environment program, speculates about the future of US-Cuba relations in the wake of Fidel Castro’s death and the dawning of the Trump administration. Before his death on Nov. 25 at the age of 90, Fidel Castro had made no secret about his reservations about the normalization of relations with the United 8

December 14, 2016 2:37 PM Cuba No Es Fi(d)el: Impressions on the Duelo Nacional

The Duelo Nacional might imply that Cuba stopped for Fidel Castro's death. Our conversations with Cubans suggest a rather different story. Since the death of Fidel Castro was announced in the early hours of Saturday, Cuba appears to be united in the mourning of their revolutionary leader. During the nine days of Duelo Nacional, no entertainment could 29

December 14, 2016 12:02 PM What Castro’s death and Trump’s election mean for Cuba’s economic awakening

Before his death on Nov. 25 at the age of 90, Fidel Castro had made no secret about his reservations about the normalization of relations with the United States and had insisted that the ideals of the Cuban Revolution would never be abandoned. So following his death it is natural to wonder if the economic reforms initiated by his brother, Raúl Castro 4

December 6, 2016 4:56 PM Following the ashes of Fidel Castro

In the Hero City of the Revolution, on the day of the dictator Castro’s funeral, Allen Abel finds Cubans yearning for freedom, but tied to the past A carriage containing Fidel Castro’s ashes drives down the street at Parque Cespedes in Santiago de Cuba. (Tomas Munita/The New York Times/Redux) The ashes of the 20th century were hauled in a toy-sized trailer 195 7

December 6, 2016 12:57 AM Fidel's Enduring Lesson Is That, Yes, It Is Possible: Raul

Sign reads, "I am Fidel." | Photo: Reuters Cuban President Raul Castro addressed the tribute in Santiago de Cuba for his brother and revolutionary leader Fidel Castro Saturday. Here is a transcript of his words published by Granma International. This afternoon, upon arrival to the heroic city, the funeral procession transporting Fidel’s ashes, which 53

December 4, 2016 11:09 PM AP PHOTOS: In Cuba, a near-religious farewell to Castro

In Havana’s Plaza of the Revolution, hundreds of thousands paid tribute to images of Fidel Castro and signed oaths of loyalty to the socialist system he created. On the lonely roads of eastern Cuba, crowds waited for hours to salute the casket holding his ashes. For four days, Associated Press photographers documented the mourning by Cubans as Castro’s 2

December 4, 2016 10:37 PM Cuba buries Castro, embarking on post-Fidel era

Fidel Castro's ashes were entombed in a massive stone next to national heroes on Sunday (Dec 4), as Cuba opens a new era without the communist leader who ruled for decades. SANTIAGO DE CUBA: Fidel Castro's ashes were entombed in a massive stone next to other national heroes on Sunday (Dec 4), opening a new era in Cuba without the revolutionary leader 26

December 4, 2016 10:31 PM Simple plaque for Cuban giant: Castro laid to rest

President Raul Castro placed the cedar urn containing his brother's remains inside the tall round monolith near the mausoleums of the 19th-century independence icon Jose Marti and comrades of Castro's rebellion in the eastern city of Santiago de Cuba. Capping a week of massive tributes, a simple, dark green marble plaque bearing just his first name -- "Fidel" 25

December 4, 2016 5:06 AM Fidel Castro's Final Resting Spot Shrouded In Mystery

SANTIAGO: About a year ago, trucks full of building materials began arriving at the Santa Ifigenia cemetery in the eastern Cuban city of Santiago. On Saturday, a white cloth was draped over a new structure near the mausoleum for Cuban independence leader Jose Marti. Beyond those few clues, the details of Fidel Castro's final resting place have been one of the most tightly 32

December 4, 2016 1:55 AM Raúl Castro at Fidel’s final homage: ‘we vow to defend the homeland and socialism’

Invited world leaders and tens of thousands of Cubans flocked to the Plaza Antonio Maceo for a final farewell to Fidel Castro Saturday night, the eve of his internment at Santa Ifigenia Cemetery. “On behalf of our people of the party, the state, the government and family members, I reiterate the deepest gratitude for countless signs of respect for Fidel 39