Council of State of the Republic of Cuba declares nine days of National Duel

Council of State of the Republic of Cuba declares nine days of National Duel
On the death of the Commander in Chief of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz, the Council of State of the Republic of Cuba declares nine days of National Duel, from 06:00 hours from November 26 to 12:00 Hours of December 4, 2016.

During the validity of the National Duel will cease the activities and public spectacles, will wave the national flag at half-mast in public buildings and military establishments. Radio and television will maintain an informative, patriotic and historical programming.

Council of State of the Republic of Cuba

Press Release of the Organizing Committee

The Organizing Committee of the Central Committee of the Communist Party, the State and Government for the funerals of Commander in Chief Fidel Castro Ruz, informs the public that from November 28, from 9:00 am to 10:00 pm, at the "José Martí" Memorial, the people of the capital city, Havana, will be able to attend to pay homage to its leader, which will run until November 29 in the hours between 09:00 and 12:00 hours.

On November 28 and 29, between 09:00 and 22:00 hours, in the places that will be informed in a timely manner in each locality, including the capital, all Cubans will have the possibility to pay homage and sign the solemn oath To fulfill the concept of Revolution, expressed by our historic leader on May 1, 2000, as an expression of the desire to give continuity to his ideas and to our Socialism.

On November 29, at 7:00 p.m., a mass event will be held at the Plaza de la Revolución "José Martí" in the capital.

The following day the transfer of Fidel's ashes will begin, recalling the itinerary that the Caravana de la Libertad in January 1959, to the province of Santiago de Cuba, concluding on 3 December.

This same day, at 19:00 hours, there will be a mass act at the Plaza "Antonio Maceo".

The burial ceremony will be held at 07:00 hours on December 4 in the cemetery of "Santa Ifigenia".

It is also reported to our people that the Military Parade and rally of the fighting people for the 60th anniversary of the landing of the expeditionaries of the yacht Granma, day of the Revolutionary Armed Forces, is postponed for January 2, 2017.

Organizing Committee

Comunidad cubana