I can’t find the quote but this was the perfect time for Fidel to depart from the scene – as his nemisis, American imperiaiism is in terminal decay. Fidel Castro can rest in peace.
Fidel Castro represented a continuity with a world that formed me.
That has gone now as the world is seeing the danger from nuclear bombs and the spectre of near-term extinction of the human species as a result of abrupt climate change (two of the main things he warned the world of in recent times).
I chose the following among the many appreciations of Fidel Castro largely for its headline.
Fidel Castro – Death of a Titan
26 November, 2016