Fidel Castro Dead: South Florida Reacts To News Of Cuban Dictator (PHOTOS)
Fidel Castro has died at the age of 90, his brother Raul Castro announced late Friday.
The Cuban dictator rose to power in 1959 and went on to rule the country with an iron fist. Fidel Castro transferred power to his brother in 2006, after bouts of poor health, and officially resigned in 2008.
News of his death elicited strong responses from Cuban-Americans in South Florida, many of whom came out to the streets of Miami in celebration.
Castro's death comes two years after President Barack Obama announced steps toward normalizing diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba.
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