THE EVER FAITHFUL ISLE
Cuba's former leader Fidel Castro died on November 25th at the age of 90. Nine days of mourning for the Leader of the Cuban Revolution and a three-day journey by his ashes along the route taken by the rebel army he led on a victorious march across the island in 1959.
Thousands of Cubans were able to “pay homage and sign the solemn oath of fulfilling the concept of revolution as an expression of the will to continue Castro’s ideas.
Although significant improvements Fidel offered to the educational and health care systems to the island, a legacy of a declined economy and shortages of basic supplies to the people due to the US economic embargo and the incapacity of the Cuban Ministries.