Posted by Big Gav
Fidel Castro must have died a reasonably happy man, having managed to defy an endless succession of US governments determined to kill him.
I've never been to Cuba so I never formed a strong opinion of him or his government, but they did seem to be remarkably effective in areas like healthcare even if they weren't so effective at creating material prosperity.
The hapless BBC interviewer in the video below made me laugh - a classic demonstration of our post truth era. She couldn't manage to deliver even a half coherent official government propaganda line.