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Cuba closes nightclubs, bans booze as it prepares farewell for Fidel Castro

Students left candles burning next to a portrait of the black-bearded communist firebrand during a vigil at Havana University

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Nightclubs closed, baseball games were suspended and booze was banned Sunday as Cuba prepared to send off revolutionary leader Fidel Castro with days of tributes and a cross-country funeral procession. Cubans braced for a series of events to commemorate the life of the man who ruled the communist island for decades, played a major role in the Cold War and was loved or loathed by many. Students left candles burning next to a portrait of the black-bearded communist firebrand during a vigil at Havana University. A titan of the 20th century who beat the odds to endure into ...

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Cuba closes nightclubs, bans booze as it prepares farewell for Fidel Castro

Students left candles burning next to a portrait of the black-bearded communist firebrand during a vigil at Havana University

Students left candles burning next to a portrait of the black-bearded communist firebrand during a vigil at Havana University Nightclubs closed, baseball games were suspended and booze was banned Sunday as Cuba prepared to send off revolutionary leader Fidel Castro with days of tributes and a cross-country funeral procession. Cubans braced for a series of events to commemorate the life of the man who ruled the communist island for decades, played a major role in the Cold War and was loved or loathed by many. Students left candles burning next to a portrait of the black-bearded communist firebrand during a vigil at Havana University. A titan of the 20th century who beat the odds to endure into ... image
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Cuba closes nightclubs, bans booze as it prepares farewell for Fidel Castro

Students left candles burning next to a portrait of the black-bearded communist firebrand during a vigil at Havana University

Nightclubs closed, baseball games were suspended and booze was banned Sunday as Cuba prepared to send off revolutionary leader Fidel Castro with days of tributes and a cross-country funeral procession. Cubans braced for a series of events to commemorate the life of the man who ruled the communist island for decades, played a major role in the Cold War and was loved or loathed by many. Students left candles burning next to a portrait of the black-bearded communist firebrand during a vigil at Havana University. A titan of the 20th century who beat the odds to endure into ...

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