[Marxism] Fwd: Raul Castro Reveals Fidel's Final Dying Wish | News | teleSUR English

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Sun Dec 4 07:28:45 MST 2016

(Food for thought when considering the outcry over Lenin statues being 
toppled in Ukraine.)

As thousands joined Cuban President Raul Castro to say goodbye to his 
brother, Fidel, on Saturday night, the younger brother imparted one of 
Fidel's dying wishes: that his image and name never adorn public places, 
from streets and parks to government institutions.

"Fidel was always against the cult of personality until his dying days," 
said Raul Castro. "He was consistent with that attitude, insisting that 
after his death his name and figure never be used to name plazas, 
avenues, streets and other public places, as well as the building of 


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