Fidel Castro Dies of Natural Death

Former Cuban leader, Fidel Castro dies at the age of 90.  His death was caused naturally on November 25, 2016. Photo courtesy of Antonio Milena.

Former Cuban leader, Fidel Castro dies at the age of 90. His death was caused naturally on November 25, 2016. Photo courtesy of Antonio Milena.

Tania Nieblas , Editor

The people of Cuba both grieve and rejoice after the death of their former president and prime minister, Fidel Castro. The politician died at the age of 90. After surviving six hundred assassination attempts, his death was caused naturally last Friday. Castro had been struggling with his health since 2008.

His communist ideologies not only influenced and affected the people of Cuba, but countries around the world as well. Chinese president, Xi Jinping shared his message of condolences by stating, “Fidel Castro, founder of the Communist Party of Cuba and Cuba’s socialist cause, is a great leader of the Cuban people. He has devoted all his life to Cuban people’s great cause of struggling for national liberation, safeguarding state sovereignty and building socialism.” President Obama also issued a statement giving his condolences to the Cuban people and the Castro family sharing, ” History will record and judge the enormous impact of this singular figure on the people and world around him.”