Sunday, November 27, 2016

Fidel Castro is dead at 90 ..

Fidel Castro (1926-2016)
Longest serving dictator of Cuba for 49 years.. 

A great family man who on demitting office in 2008 after ruling Cuba, a land of 12 million with an area of 110,000 sq. kms for 49 gears, gave absolute power to his brother Raul Castro, now 85 years of age.  

Eventhough Cuba had about 99.6% literacy, and produced many medical doctors for the rest of the world, Cubans were denied personal liberty for 49 years under Communist rule in Cuba. Literature talks of great violence he resorted to earlier in life to consolidate his dictatorship. 

Castro's terrible legacy from the Washington Post

Will he be trashed to the dustbin of history or handled lightly by posterity for the good that he has done to Cuba more than the damage ? Have to wait and see..
One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution, one makes a revolution in order to establish a dictatorship - George Orwell

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