Fidel Castro, after defying US for 50 years, departs at 90



Former President Fidel Castro, who led a rebel army to improbable victory in Cuba, embraced Soviet-style communism and defied the power of 10 U.S. presidents during his half century rule, has died at age 90. With a shaking voice, President Raul Castro … Fidel Castro, who defied US for 50 years, dies at 90 – Chicago Tribune

Bhagavad Gita says:

dehino ‘smin yatha dehe kaumaram yauvanam jara
tatha dehantara-praptir dhiras tatra na muhyati

Translation: As the embodied soul continually passes, in this body, from boyhood to youth to old age, the soul similarly passes into another body at death. The self-realized soul is not bewildered by such a change. (B.G. 2.13)

Srila Prabhupada explains: “Since every living entity is an individual soul, each is changing his body every moment, manifesting sometimes as a child, sometimes as a youth, and sometimes as an old man. Yet the same spirit soul is there and does not undergo any change. This individual soul finally changes the body at death and transmigrates to another body…”.

Americas|Fidel Castro, Cuban Revolutionary Who Defied US, Dies at 90 – New York Times

Fidel Castro, the fiery apostle of revolution who brought the Cold War to the Western Hemisphere in 1959 and then defied the United States for nearly half a century as Cuba’s maximum leader, bedeviling 11 American presidents and briefly pushing the…Americas|Fidel Castro, Cuban Revolutionary Who Defied US, Dies at 90 – New York Times



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