Cuba Leader Fidel Castro Dead at 90

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His younger brother and successor as president Raul Castro announced the news on state television.Castro toppled the government in 1959, introducing a Communist revolution. He defied the US for decades, surviving many assassination plots. His supporters said he had given Cuba back to the people. Critics saw him as a dictator.Fidel Castro reportedly survived 638 assassination attempts thought out his life.

Source: bbc

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