Cuba outlaws 'cult of personality' after Fidel death

People pay homage to the late Cuban leader Fidel Castro during the last ceremony before his burial in Santiago de Cuba -the cradle of his revolution- on December 3, 2016There will be no Fidel Castro streets or plazas in Cuba, in keeping with the late revolutionary leader’s wishes, as spelled out in a law Cuban legislators passed on Tuesday. President Raul Castro, 85, said that before dying at the age of 90 on November 25, his brother Fidel had requested that no monuments or statues be erected in his honor, and that no streets or buildings be named after him. While he was an omnipresent figure in the lives of Cubans after taking power in 1959, Fidel Castro always opposed the erection of statues in his likeness.

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