The Cuban government announced on Saturday morning that former revolutionary leader, Fidel Castro’s ashes will be interred at the Santa Ifigenia cemetery in Santiago de Cuba on 4 December.
Cubans will be able to pay homage to Castro at the José Martí memorial in Havana on 28 and 29 of November. A mass rally will be held in the capital at 7pm on 29 November.
On the following day, Castro’s ashes will be begin their journey along the route that commemorates his victory in 1959.
On 4 December, at 7am, his ashes will be interred at the Santa Ifigenia cemetery, the resting place of 19th century Cuban independence hero, José Martí and numerous other leading figures in the country’s torrid history.