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The life of Fidel Castro

Castro on camera: AP photographer recalls frequent subject

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Fidel Castro laid to rest in private ceremony in east Cuba
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SANTIAGO, Cuba (AP) -- A wooden box containing Fidel Castro's ashes was placed by his brother and successor on Sunday into the side of a granite boulder that has become Cuba's only official monument to the charismatic bearded rebel who seized control of a U.S.-allied Caribbean island and transformed it into a western outpost of Soviet-style communism that he ruled with absolute power for nearly a half century....

AP PHOTOS: In Cuba, a near-religious farewell to Castro
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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....

Cuban exiles see only a glimmer of hope in Castro's funeral
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MIAMI (AP) -- In the heart of Miami's Little Havana, Cuban exile Armando Garcia said Sunday's funeral of Fidel Castro granted neither simple closure nor optimism for immediate change, but was a glimmer of hope for democracy in Cuba....

Fidel Castro's final resting spot revealed
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SANTIAGO, Cuba (AP) -- 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....

A look at the life of Fidel Castro
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NAME: Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz....

The Latest: No tears shed by Miami exiles for Castro funeral
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SANTIAGO, Cuba (AP) -- The Latest on the interment of Fidel Castro in Santiago, Cuba (all times local):...