People hold pictures of the late Fidel Castro during a last homage to him at Antonio Maceo plaza in Santiago on Saturday. After a four-day journey across the country through small towns and cities where his rebel army fought its way to power nearly 60 years ago, Castro's remains arrived there, where they will be buried. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Inside Out by David Dodwell

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People hold pictures of the late Fidel Castro during a last homage to him at Antonio Maceo plaza in Santiago on Saturday. After a four-day journey across the country through small towns and cities where his rebel army fought its way to power nearly 60 years ago, Castro's remains arrived there, where they will be buried. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
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