Presidents of Venezuela, Bolivia and El Salvador on Tuesday paid tribute to the legacy of Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro in Havana, calling for unity.
Below is the official statement made by Chinese President Xi Jinping on the death of Fidel Castro. It is highly interesting as it could not offer greater praise to the Cuban leader. This indicates relations between Cuba and China and the character of the Communist Party of China itself. The message was formally addressed to Raul Castro, First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba.
Fidel Castro – loss of the greatest contemporary revolutionary leader
Today we mourn the loss of Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz, who holds a special place in the hearts and minds of the people of Cuba, Latin America and all anti-imperialists and progressive people world-wide. His death on 25 November, at the age of 90, is a loss for the entire world.
Fidel Castro has been warning about the dangers of imperialist intervention in Libya. In the following article by him, which appeared on the Cuban website Granma, Fidel also cautions that time is needed to establish what is truth or lies in the current media coverage.