Fidel Castro

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Cuban socialist leader who overthrew a dictator in 1959 and established a Marxist socialist state in Cuba (born in 1927)

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BEST of luck to Raul Castro, Fidel's brother, as he officially takes over the reins in Cuba.
Some believe it ended when Raul Castro, Fidel's 76-year-old brother and designated successor, took over everyday management of the country for his ailing brother.
21, 1981 MUSA, Said Cuba May 20, 1902 CASTRO, Fidel Dominica Nov.
Raul Castro, Fidel's brother and the 75-year-old defence minister, has been acting president since his 80-year-old sibling stepped aside to recover from the surgery.
Acting President Raul Castro, Fidel's younger brother and the island's defence minister, led the event instead, giving a speech in which he reached out for dialogue with the US government, which has a decades-old trade and travel embargo against the communist-run island.
With the Brothers Castro, Fidel and Raul, in the news these last months, the patron saint of Cuba must have been busy.
Tom Udall, a Democrat, said his delegation had met neither the ailing Cuban leader nor acting President Raul Castro, Fidel Castro's younger brother.
Raul Castro, Fidel's brother and designated successor, remained silent and out of sight yesterday, issuing no statements of his own while the focus of state media remained solely on Fidel.