Raul Castro to Deliver Speech in Honor of Fidel in Santiago de Cuba

Havana, Dec 3 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Raul Castro will deliver the main speech of the ceremony in honor of Commander in Chief Fidel Castro in Santiago de Cuba.

Leaders of mass organizations, social organizations and the Young Communists League (UJC) will also deliver speeches on behalf of the people, announced Granma newspaper.

Along with a representation of the eastern provinces, the people of Santiago will participate in the homage to Fidel at 19:00 local time.

Granma highlights the touching and unforgettable journey through most of the Cuban provinces of the funeral procession which carried the ashes of the Commander in Chief. The ashes of Fidel Castro will be buried tomorrow in the Santa Ifigenia Cemetery in Santiago de Cuba, also the resting place of the National Hero Jose Marti and other historic personalities of the island.

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