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As Cuba Mourns, Castro's Ashes Set to Begin Final Journey

Cubans have been paying their respects to their late former autocratic leader, Fidel Castro, at Revolution Square in Havana. Beginning Wednesday, his ashes will be transported eastward across the country, in a three-day procession that follows in reverse the route taken by the young revolutionary and his rebel fighters as they advanced on Havana from the Sierra Maestra mountains before taking power in January 1959. "It's a kind of symbolic closure to his rule. … The...

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