Havana, Cuba.-Cuban President Raul Castro informed the Cuban people in a national address about the death of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro.

Prensa Latina publishes the full text of the president’s address.

Dear Cuban people:

With profound sorrow I appear to inform our people and the friends from the Americas and the world that today, November 25, at 10:29 pm, the Commander of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, passed away. Fulfilling the express will of Comrade Fidel, his remains will be cremated. In the early hours of tomorrow, Saturday 26, the commission organizing his funeral will provide our people with detailed information about the organization of the posthumous Homage to be paid to the founder of the Cuban Revolution. Hasta la victoria siempre!