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Cuba celebrates Fidel Castro's 90th birthday with fireworks and dancing

Thousands partied along Havana’s Malecon seafront into the early hours of Saturday (August 13), celebrating retired Cuban leader Fidel Castro turning 90 to the tune of Latin beats as an electric storm

Thousands partied along Havana’s Malecon seafront into the early hours of Saturday (August 13), celebrating retired Cuban leader Fidel Castro turning 90 to the tune of Latin beats as an electric storm

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Fidel Castro turns 90 - the last major communist figure in the West

As Fidel Castro marks his 90th birthday hi is still revered by many in Cuba, the country he remade, but failed to turn into a communist paradise.

As Fidel Castro marks his 90th birthday hi is still revered by many in Cuba, the country he remade, but failed to turn into a communist paradise.

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Cuba's Castro brothers to "give way to a younger generation"

Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro stole the show at the five-yearly Communist party Congress in Havana as he made a rare appearance along side his

Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro stole the show at the five-yearly Communist party Congress in Havana as he made a rare appearance along side his

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Cuban Communist party re-elects Raul Castro as leader

No surprises in Cuba, where the Communist party has agreed that Raul Castro should serve a second term as head of the party. The 84-year old has

No surprises in Cuba, where the Communist party has agreed that Raul Castro should serve a second term as head of the party. The 84-year old has

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Fidel Castro makes rare public appearance at Havana school

The former Cuban president Fidel Castro has made a rare public appearance. The 89 year old was visiting a school in Havana named after his late

The former Cuban president Fidel Castro has made a rare public appearance. The 89 year old was visiting a school in Havana named after his late

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Cuba's Ramon Castro dies, aged 91

The older brother of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro and current President Raul has died. Ramon Castro, 91, preferred tending crops and livestock to

The older brother of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro and current President Raul has died. Ramon Castro, 91, preferred tending crops and livestock to

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Cuba: US flag to fly over embassy for the first time since 1961

Last-minute preparations are underway for the historic re-opening ceremony of the US embassy in Cuba. Three marines who lowered the flag for the last

Last-minute preparations are underway for the historic re-opening ceremony of the US embassy in Cuba. Three marines who lowered the flag for the last

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Castro photo exhibition opens in Cuban capital

A photography exhibition has opened in Havana in honour of former Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro. On display are intimate portraits of the

A photography exhibition has opened in Havana in honour of former Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro. On display are intimate portraits of the

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Cuba: Castro meets cheesemakers in rare public appearance

Revolutionary icon Fidel Castro has made his first public appearance in three months – choosing the most unlikely of venues. Once renowned for his

Revolutionary icon Fidel Castro has made his first public appearance in three months – choosing the most unlikely of venues. Once renowned for his

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Fidel Castro visits cheese-makers in rare public appearance

Former Cuban President Fidel Castro, 88, visited 19 cheese masters for four hours on Friday (July 3) in a rare trip outside his Havana home, official

Former Cuban President Fidel Castro, 88, visited 19 cheese masters for four hours on Friday (July 3) in a rare trip outside his Havana home, official

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Castro's Cold War crocs

Ten crocodiles with a rich heritage dating back to the Cold War return to Cuba. Their parents were Castro and Hilly presented by Fidel Castro to the

Ten crocodiles with a rich heritage dating back to the Cold War return to Cuba. Their parents were Castro and Hilly presented by Fidel Castro to the

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Cuba's Fidel Castro 'reappears' after 14 months

Cuba’s former leader, Fidel Castro, has been seen in public for the first time in 14 months, local media reports. Newly-released photos

Cuba’s former leader, Fidel Castro, has been seen in public for the first time in 14 months, local media reports. Newly-released photos

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Fidel Castro meets the five spies freed from US

WATCH: The former Cuban president Fidel Castro has finally met the five Cuban spies released from long jail terms in the US. The last of the men

WATCH: The former Cuban president Fidel Castro has finally met the five Cuban spies released from long jail terms in the US. The last of the men

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Cuban media publish new photos of Fidel Castro

Photographs of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro appeared in the state media on Monday for the first time since August, showing him interacting with a

Photographs of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro appeared in the state media on Monday for the first time since August, showing him interacting with a

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Fidel Castro breaks silence on Cuba-US talks to resume relations

Ex-Cuban leader Fidel Castro appears to have lent his support to the diplomatic thaw between his country and its longtime foe, the United States.

Ex-Cuban leader Fidel Castro appears to have lent his support to the diplomatic thaw between his country and its longtime foe, the United States.

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Historic talks begin on the future of Cuban-US relations

The first official talks in more than half a century between the USA and Cuba begin today in Havana, and a delegation headed by Senator Patrick Leahy

The first official talks in more than half a century between the USA and Cuba begin today in Havana, and a delegation headed by Senator Patrick Leahy

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Elusive Castro misses 88th birthday

Media tributes, a concert and photo exhibition helped mark Fidel Castro’s 88th birthday on Wednesday. But the retired Cuban president was nowhere

Media tributes, a concert and photo exhibition helped mark Fidel Castro’s 88th birthday on Wednesday. But the retired Cuban president was nowhere

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When China met Cuba: Xi Jinping visits Havana

The last stop of a four-nation tour saw Chinese President Xi Jinping visit Cuban President Raul Castro in Havana. After reviewing Cuba’s Honour

The last stop of a four-nation tour saw Chinese President Xi Jinping visit Cuban President Raul Castro in Havana. After reviewing Cuba’s Honour

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Vladimir Putin receives a warm welcome from Cold War ally Cuba

Russian President Vladimir Putin kicked off his six-day Latin-American tour with a ninety-minute meeting with revolutionary leader and ex-president

Russian President Vladimir Putin kicked off his six-day Latin-American tour with a ninety-minute meeting with revolutionary leader and ex-president

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Putin in Havana as Russia wipes billions off Cuban debt

Russian President Vladimir Putin has begun a six-day tour or Latin America. His first stop is Cuba, the Cold War ally of the former Soviet

Russian President Vladimir Putin has begun a six-day tour or Latin America. His first stop is Cuba, the Cold War ally of the former Soviet

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Recent pictures of ex-Cuba leader Fidel Castro

He is rarely seen in public these days, but a series of photos show 87-year-old former Cuban leader Fidel Castro meeting with Vietnamese President

He is rarely seen in public these days, but a series of photos show 87-year-old former Cuban leader Fidel Castro meeting with Vietnamese President

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'Heroine of the Cuban Revolution': Melba Hernandez dies aged 92

Melba Hernandez, known as the heroine of the Cuban Revolution, has died aged 92. She was one of two women who helped Fidel Castro launch his

Melba Hernandez, known as the heroine of the Cuban Revolution, has died aged 92. She was one of two women who helped Fidel Castro launch his

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Fidel Castro shows himself after nine months lying low

Just days after his Communist Revolution’s 55th anniversary, former President Fidel Castro has been seen in public, for the first time since last

Just days after his Communist Revolution’s 55th anniversary, former President Fidel Castro has been seen in public, for the first time since last

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Cuba's 2014 economic shift still Communist, till further notice

In Cuba today, there’s a hit video game glorifying as heroes the victors of the revolution 55 years ago. The players slip into Fidel Castro’s and Che

In Cuba today, there’s a hit video game glorifying as heroes the victors of the revolution 55 years ago. The players slip into Fidel Castro’s and Che

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Castro rebel video game is huge hit in Cuba

It is a revolutionary video game in the real sense of the word. As the industry gears up for the Christmas market, gamers in Havana are already

It is a revolutionary video game in the real sense of the word. As the industry gears up for the Christmas market, gamers in Havana are already