Canada's Trudeau marks death of 'remarkable leader' Castro

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau remembered Fidel Castro Saturday as a “remarkable leader” who will be mourned by Canada. “While a controversial figure, both Mr Castro’s supporters and detractors recognized his tremendous dedication and love for the Cuban people who had a deep and lasting affection for ‘El Comandante,'” he said in a statement. Trudeau’s father, former prime minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau, became the first leader of a NATO-member state to travel to Castro’s Cuba, arriving in January 1976 during the middle of the Cold War, against Washington’s wishes.

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