Castro to be laid to rest in the birthplace of the Cuban Revolution

Castro to be laid to rest in the birthplace of the Cuban Revolution
By Christopher Cummins with Agencies
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Santiago de Cuba is undergoes a makeover

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Santiago de Cuba is undergoing a makeover before the funeral cortege of the late Fidel Castro arrives ahead of Sunday’s funeral.

#Cuba: Partió este miércoles desde #LaHabana hasta #SantiagodeCuba la Caravana de Tributo a #Fidel. #FidelCastro#HastaSiempreComandantepic.twitter.com/UZv8DLIcTb

— Rey Gómez (@ReyGomeztlSUR) November 30, 2016

The seven vehicle cavalcade left Havana to begin a four-day journey across the island.

#FidelEsUnPais ya anda rumbo a #SantiagodeCuba para estar otra vez cerca de la Siera Maestra. No te dejaremos solo #HastaSiempreComandantepic.twitter.com/G3cwtw3Vaw

— Luis Ernesto (@visiondesdecuba) November 30, 2016

Thousands of Cuban’s have lined the route to pay their respects to the former president.

Santiago de Cuba is birthplace of the Cuban Revolution, where in 1953 Fidel Castro led a shambolic attack on the Moncada Barracks.

Fidel Castro under arrest after the failed attack on the Moncada Barracks July 26 1953 pic.twitter.com/QeaNa4rajG

— History in Moments (@historyinmoment) December 2, 2016

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