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HAVANA, November 26. /TASS/. Leader of the Cuban revolution Fidel Castro died at the age of 90, Cuba’s President Raul Castro told the state television on Saturday.
"I am here to inform our people, our friends in America and in the world, that today, on November 25, 2016, at 22:29, Commander-in-Chief of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro Ruz passed away," he said.
Fidel's body would be cremated as Fidel had wished.
Within coming hours, the commission on funeral will give further information about mourning ceremonies, Raul Castro said.