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Call for change in Cuba after Fidel Castro's death

  • Video report by ITV News Political Correspondent Carl Dinnen

The presidents of Venezuela and Bolivia will arrive in Cuba later on Tuesday to pay their respects to Fidel Castro.

They will join thousands of people taking part in a rally in Havana to honour their former President and international icon.

ITV News is in the capital and found even among Castro's greatest supporters there is a wish to change and modernise the country - but without doing anything to sacrifice the health and education systems he introduced.


Nine days of mourning begins in Cuba over death of Castro

  • Video report by ITV News Correspondent Carl Dinnen in Havana

The people of Cuba have begun nine days of official mourning for the death of Fidel Castro, the former leader who turned their small Caribbean island into an international symbol of revolution.

Bars shut, baseball games and concerts were suspended and many restaurants stopped serving alcohol and planned to close early.

But while Cuba mourns, the expatriate community in Miami continued to celebrate the death of a man they regard as a brutal tyrant.

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