07 Dec, 2016
Cuba's Dictator Dies at 90
On November 25th, Fidel Castro, Cuba’s former long time dictator, passed away. His brother, Raul, made this announcement on Cuban Television, but did not disclose any other information. Besides Queen Elizabeth II, he was in power as a national leader longer than anyone alive today.
He first came into power in 1959 promising democracy, but instead ruled for 47 years, creating his own version of a socialist utopia: a totalitarian communist state. By allying with Russia, Cuba shared a similarity