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December 3, 2016, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba. Cubans gathered in Plaza de Marte with flags and banners are waiting for the cortege carrying Fidel Castro's ashes.

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December 5, 2016, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba. Fidel Castro's ashes were laid to rest behind a plaque bearing only his first name. As per Fidel Castro's wishes, no statues, roads, parks or any other monuments will be named in his name. A law was passed by the Cuban government in this regard in the weeks following the funeral.

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December 4, 2016, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba. Young Cubans formed a human chain keeping everyone present at a safe distance from the military funeral service held at the Santa Ifigenia cemetery.

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December 4, 2016, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba. The cortege carrying Fidel Castro ashes passes early Sunday morning by Cubans that lined up the streets near the Santa Ifigenia cemetery to say their last goodbye.

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December 4, 2016, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba. Early Sunday morning, the funeral cortege carrying Fidel Castro's ashes passes on Avenida Crombet on its way to the Santa Ifigenia cemetery.

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December 4, 2016, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba. Early Sunday morning, Cubans lined up the streets near the Santa Ifigenia cemetery in Santiago de Cuba to say their last goodbye to Fidel Castro.

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December 3, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba. A cuban man with "I am Fidel" written on his face attends a vigil held in Plaza Antonio Maceo, a day before Fidel Castro's funeral.

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December 3, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba. Thousands of Cubans and supporters along with a few tourists attended a vigil held for Fidel Castro in Plaza Antonio Maceo in Santiago de Cuba, a day before his funeral.

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December 3, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba. A student is holding a sign reading I am Fidel. Thousands of Cubans gathered in the path of the convoy carrying Fidel Castro's ashes in Santiago de Cuba to pay their respects to their longtime leader.

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December 3, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba. A student is holding a picture of Fidel Castro. Thousands of Cubans gathered in the path of the convoy carrying Fidel Castro's ashes in Santiago de Cuba to pay their respects to their longtime leader.

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