The former Cuban leader Fidel Castro has been shown on state television visibly moved as he listened to a song in memory of his close ally, the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.
Meeting students and teachers for the opening of a school, he said “The Return of a Friend” was a “pretty” song.
The TV report was the first public glimpse of the impact of Chavez’s death on the 86-year-old.
Last month Castro wrote in an article that Cuba had lost its best friend ever.
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