It is announced on the national television that the longest-serving, and the most famous Cuban leader and formerly Cuban President Fidel Castro died. His younger brother who also served as the Cuba President announced this news.
Fidel not only survived every assassination which was plotted against him, and in the year 1959, he caused the fall of the government and introduced a communist revolution.
He is mostly famous because he confronted the most powerful country, the US. And because of this, Cuban people believed that he had given Cuba back to his people.
Fidel Castro had retired from his political career and advisory positions. In his recent speech, Fidel said, "I'll soon be 90," the former president also said, "adding that this was something I'd never imagined."
He further added, "soon I'll be like all the others, to all our turn must come."
Current President, Raul Castro told the nation on late night public communications newscast that Fidel Castro had departed and would be cremated on Saturday.
"The commander in chief of the Cuban revolution died at 22:29 hours this evening (03:29 GMT Saturday)," he said. "Towards victory, always!" he added, using a revolutionary slogan.
A time of formal mourning has been announced on the island till 4th of December.
In April, Castro made a small and rare appearance at the Communist Party congress in Cuba.
While recovering from an acute intestinal ailment, Fidel Castro made his brother Raul Castro as the new president of the Cuba.
News of his death has left some people stunned in Cuba, while many celebrated his death. What will be the approach of the US against Cuba is a matter of time now.
America has always called Fidel Castro as their biggest enemy and brutal dictator, and that's what can be seen in Donald Trump's status on Facebook. Many American cities have celebrated Fidel Castro's death, and his controversial persona around the world has left some in tears, while some believe it's good.
Well, It's good or bad only time will tell.