Cuba set for farewell for historic leader Fidel Castro

Students light candles in honour of Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro at the Havana University in Havana on November 26, 2016, a day after his deathNightclubs closed, baseball games were suspended and booze was banned Sunday as Cuba prepared to send off revolutionary leader Fidel Castro with days of tributes and a cross-country funeral procession. Students left candles burning next to a portrait of the black-bearded communist firebrand during a vigil at Havana University. A giant photo of Castro was hung outside the National Library on Revolution Square, where throngs of people are expected to pay their last respects Monday and Tuesday, kicking off a series of memorials.

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