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Cuba: Fidel Castro’s controversial legacy

A page of 21st century history has been turned with Fidel Castro’s death (90 years old), on November 25, 2016.

A hero of the Cuban revolution and independence for some people, an ultra-autocratic governor and sworn opponent of human rights for others: the “Líder Máximo” loss arouses diametrically opposed reactions. In Cuba, a nine-day national mourning has been proclaimed and tributes to the “Comandante” are being paid in the whole country, meanwhile in Miami the Cuban exiles are celebrating.

What future for the country? After the diplomatic rapprochement started by Raúl Castro and Barack Obama, how will relations between Cuba and the United States evolve under the presidency of Trump? History will judge…

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  • Falco (Cuba)
    Cuba: Fidel Castro’s controversial legacy - Falco (Cuba)
  • Cost (Belgique / Belgium), Courrier international
    Cuba: Fidel Castro’s controversial legacy - Cost (Belgique / Belgium), Courrier international
  • Swaha (Liban-France / Lebanon-France), Cartoon Movement
    Cuba: Fidel Castro’s controversial legacy - Swaha (Liban-France / Lebanon-France), Cartoon Movement
  • Bonil (Équateur / Ecuador), El Universo
    Cuba: Fidel Castro’s controversial legacy - Bonil (Équateur / Ecuador), El Universo
    "L'ombre" / "The Shadow"
  • Khalil (Palestine), Al Quds
    Cuba: Fidel Castro’s controversial legacy - Khalil (Palestine), Al Quds
    "Cuba libre. Adieu Fidel!" / "Cuba free. Goodbye Fidel!"
  • Vadot (Belgique / Belgium), Le Vif/L’Express
    Cuba: Fidel Castro’s controversial legacy - Vadot (Belgique / Belgium), Le Vif/L’Express
    "The Lider Maximo is dead" "Not everyone was invited to his funeral..."
  • Joep Bertrams (Pays-Bas / Netherlands), Caglecartoons
    Cuba: Fidel Castro’s controversial legacy - Joep Bertrams (Pays-Bas / Netherlands), Caglecartoons
    "Le dernier des saints"
  • Gado (Kénya / Kenya)
    Cuba: Fidel Castro’s controversial legacy - Gado (Kénya / Kenya)
    "Eh! Ici ce n'est pas l'endroit pour fumer. L'entrée pour les fumeurs est un peu plus loin..."
  • Z (Tunisie / Tunisia), Débat Tunisie
    Cuba: Fidel Castro’s controversial legacy - Z (Tunisie / Tunisia), Débat Tunisie
    De gauche à droite: Lénine, Staline et Che Guevara / From left to right: Lenin, Stalin and Che Guevara
  • Ares (Cuba)
    Cuba: Fidel Castro’s controversial legacy - Ares (Cuba)
  • Boligán (Mexique / Mexico), El Universal
    Cuba: Fidel Castro’s controversial legacy - Boligán (Mexique / Mexico), El Universal
  • Rodríguez (Mexique / Mexico)
    Cuba: Fidel Castro’s controversial legacy - Rodríguez (Mexique / Mexico)
  • Chappatte (Suisse / Switzerland), The New York Times
    Cuba: Fidel Castro’s controversial legacy - Chappatte (Suisse / Switzerland), The New York Times
    "At least he was able to see the end of the USA"
  • Morin (États-Unis / USA), The Miami Herald
    Cuba: Fidel Castro’s controversial legacy - Morin (États-Unis / USA), The Miami Herald
    "Qu'est-ce que vous faites?" "J'attends que Fidel meurt." "Il vient de mourir" - "Qu'est-ce que vous faites maintenant? "J'attends que Raul meurt."
  • Falco (Cuba)
  • Cost (Belgique / Belgium), Courrier international
  • Swaha (Liban-France / Lebanon-France), Cartoon Movement
  • Bonil (Équateur / Ecuador), El Universo
  • Khalil (Palestine), Al Quds
  • Vadot (Belgique / Belgium), Le Vif/L’Express
  • Joep Bertrams (Pays-Bas / Netherlands), Caglecartoons
  • Gado (Kénya / Kenya)
  • Z (Tunisie / Tunisia), Débat Tunisie
  • Ares (Cuba)
  • Boligán (Mexique / Mexico), El Universal
  • Rodríguez (Mexique / Mexico)
  • Chappatte (Suisse / Switzerland), The New York Times
  • Morin (États-Unis / USA), The Miami Herald