Thanks to all the friends of Cuba and of the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz, for every message and expression of friendship and solidarity. Fidel´s traces in this city will linger on and he will live in each one of us, in Cuba, in his friends and in these headquarters.
We feel encouraged by his strength and energy which will continue to enlighten the path of all of us.
CUBA, 26 November 2016 .- The Organizing Commission of the Central Committee of the Party, State and Government for the funeral rites of Commander in Chief Fidel Castro Ruz, informs the populace that as of 29 November, from 09:00 until 22:00, at the José Marti Memorial, the population of the capital may present themselves to pay their respects in tribute to their leader. The hours will be extended until 29 November from 9:00 to 12:00.
The Permanent Mission of the Republic of Cuba to the United Nations communicates that following the decease 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 Mourning, from 06:00hrs on 26 November to 12:00 hrs on 4 December 2016.
The Permanent Mission of the Republic of Cuba informs that a Condolence Book will be placed at the Mission, located at 315 Lexington Avenue, NY 10016, from Monday 28 November until Sunday 4 December, from 9:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. and 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.
The Permanent Mission of Cuba to the United Nations, with deep sorrow, informs the decease of the Commander in Chief of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro Ruz, today 25 November 2016, at 10.29 hrs (at night).
During the early hours of the morning, there will be further information on the organization of the ceremony dedicated to honor the founder and leader of the Cuban Revolution.