Havana Says Goodbye to Fidel

IN PICTURES: World leaders remembered Fidel as a champion of the world’s poor, a figure of Latin American integration, and a fierce anti-imperialist.

Many world leaders, including Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and Bolivian President Evo Morales, joined hundreds of thousands of Cubans Tuesday evening at a massive public gathering and ceremony in honor of Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro at the Plaza de la Revolucion in Havana.
Mourners gather to pay tribute to Cuba
Mourners gather to pay tribute to Cuba’s late President Fidel Castro at Revolution Square in Havana. Photo:Reuters
Cadets hold images of Cuba
Cadets hold images of Cuba’s late President Fidel Castro as they pay tribute to the leader of the Cuban Revolution. Photo:Reuters
Cuban President Raul Castro acknowledges the applause as he attends a massive tribute to his brother, the late President Fidel Castro.
Cuban President Raul Castro acknowledges the applause as he attends a massive tribute to his brother, the late President Fidel Castro. Photo:Reuters
Sailors pay tribute to Fidel Castro.
Sailors pay tribute to Fidel Castro. Photo:Reuters
Throughout the day, the Cuban people marched toward the iconic Revolution Square to listen to a tribute to the historic leader.
Throughout the day, the Cuban people marched toward the iconic Revolution Square to listen to a tribute to the historic leader. Photo:EFE
Thousands of Cubans gathered in the Revolution Square in Havana to listen to tribute from around the world for the late leader of the Cuban Revolution.
Thousands of Cubans gathered in the Revolution Square in Havana to listen to tribute from around the world for the late leader of the Cuban Revolution. Photo:EFE
Cuban mourners write the name of Fidel Castro on their faces in tribute to the late leader.
Cuban mourners write the name of Fidel Castro on their faces in tribute to the late leader. Photo:Reuters
A schoolgirl waves a sign reading "I am Cuba and Fidel and Revolution."
A schoolgirl waves a sign reading “I am Cuba and Fidel and Revolution.” Photo:EFE
People wave Cuban flags as they attend a massive tribute to Cuba
People wave Cuban flags as they attend a massive tribute to Cuba’s late President Fidel Castro. Photo:Reuters
A young Cuban shows off his tattoo reading "Long live Fidel" at a tribute to the deceased former Cuban president.
A young Cuban shows off his tattoo reading “Long live Fidel” at a tribute to the deceased former Cuban president. Photo:teleSUR / Adriana Sivori ‏
A mourner holds a photo tribute to Fidel Castro
A mourner holds a photo tribute to Fidel Castro Photo:teleSUR / Rolando Segura
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