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The life of Fidel Castro

Castro on camera: AP photographer recalls frequent subject

Images of Castro


Castro's death celebrations collide with Art Basel Miami
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WYNWOOD, Fla. (AP) -- "Fidel, may you rot in hell." That was the stark message on a mural outside a popular thrift store in Miami's Wynwood neighborhood that had dozens waiting in line to sign their name....

US casts watchful eye on Cuban crossings after Castro death
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MIAMI (AP) -- Rodolfo Lledes departed Cuba and headed for Florida with 26 others on a motorized raft made of empty 55-gallon drums. Claudia Cruz Perez wound her way on buses, boats and planes through South America to the U.S.-Mexico border, eventually landing in Miami....

Adulation of Fidel Castro runs deepest in rural eastern Cuba
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EL GUAYABO, Cuba (AP) -- The single dirt street in El Guayabo runs past a few dozen cinderblock homes, the medical clinic and the primary school to a grove of 76 trees planted to honor Fidel Castro on his 76th birthday....

A rose for family of US plantation owner executed by Castro
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MIAMI (AP) -- One of Miami's oldest cemeteries is so close to the Fidel Castro death celebrations at Caf Versailles in Little Havana that its marble angels echo with conga-line cheers from Calle Ocho....

Cuban family reveals complex reaction to Castro death
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SANTA CLARA, Cuba (AP) -- When Nancy Belcourt was a girl, two of her uncles fled their home in the central Cuban countryside to join rebels fighting a counter-revolution against Fidel Castro....

Fidel Castro ashes complete first leg of cross-country trip
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SANTA CLARA, Cuba (AP) -- Fidel Castro's ashes are completing the first leg of a more than 500-mile (800-kilometer) journey across Cuba, traveling in a flag-draped cedar coffin through small towns and cities where his rebel army fought its way to power nearly 60 years ago....