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Remarks by Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee, and President of the Councils of State and Ministers, during the political posthumous tribute to Comandante en Jefe of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz, in Santiago de Cuba’s Plaza Mayor General Antonio Maceo Grajales, December 3, 2016, “Year 58 of the Revolution”

Havana, Cuba__A solemn, private ceremony was held Sunday morning in Santiago de Cuba, as the ashes of Cuban Revolution leader Fidel Castro were being placed in the Santa Ifigenia Cemetery -- Fidel's final resting place -- near the Mausoleum that keeps the remains of another universal Cuban -- National Hero José Marti. On hand were Fidel's immediate family and friends, Radio Havana Cuba publishes.

Havana, Cuba_ After the ashes of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz, were transported from Havana to the east of the country in a funeral procession, which saw the Cuban people come out in force to bid a final and moving farewell to the Comandante, his remains arrived to the heroic city of Santiago de Cuba, after retracing in reverse the route taken by the Caravan of Liberty of January 1959, Granma newspaper publishes.

New York_ The Permanent Mission of Cuba to the United Nations opens this Saturday for the sixth consecutive day books of condolences for the death of the revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, that have been signed already by hundreds of people from all over the world, Radio Habana Cuba publishes.

Havana, Cuba_ After the moving, unforgettable voyage of Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro's ashes, following the Caravan of Liberty's route of January, 1959, from Havana east, the valiant people of Santiago, will honor the leader of the Cuban Revolution, today, December 3, at 7:00pm, in Antonio Maceo Plaza de la Revolución, Granma’s newspaper publishes today.

Mayabeque, Cuba_ The Committee for the Defense of the Revolution (CDR) were founded by Commander-in-Chief Fidel Castro Ruz on September 28, 1960, as a response of the Cuban people to the state terrorism unleashed by the United States government against the Island .

Sao Paulo_ Brazilian leaders Dilma Rousseff and Luis Inacio Lula da Silva will participate in the funeral homage to Fidel Castro on Saturday and Sunday in Santiago de Cuba, Radio Havana Cuba publishes.

La Habana_ The Caravan in tribute to the Leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro, left Camagüey towards the eastern city of Bayamo, Cradle of the Cuban Nationality, Radio Habana Cuba publishes.

La Habana_ Caribbean news media highlights that after the massive tribute last night in Havana, the ashes of the iconic Cuban revolutionary, Fidel Castro, return on the steps of his victorious march of 1959, but now towards Santiago de Cuba, Prensa Latina publishes.