Cuba's revolutionary leader Fidel Castro passes away

Havana, Saturday, 26 November 2016 (SPS) - Cuba's revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, 90, passed away Friday evening in Havana, announced his brother Raul, who succeeded him in 2006.

"The Commander in Chief of the Cuban revolution passed away today at 10:29 p.m.," announced Raul Castro on the national television.

Fidel Castro "will be buried Saturday," stated the same official.

"In accordance with the wish expressed by Comrade Fidel, his remains will be incinerated in the early hours of Saturday," said the Cuban president. (SPS)