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How Cuban-Americans Are Reacting to Fidel Castro's Death

Cuban-Americans Are Popping Champagne in the Streets to Celebrate Fidel Castro's Death

Cuban-Americans are celebrating in the streets after hearing about Fidel Castro's death. Castro, Cuba's former president and communist revolution leader, died on Friday at age 90, according to Cuban state television.

Shortly after the news broke, "Little Havana" began trending on Twitter, filled with photos and videos capturing how Cuban-Americans in Miami were reacting — with champagne showers and cheers of "Free Cuba" and "the old man died."

Many Cuban-Americans consider Fidel Castro a tyrant best known for almost pushing the world to nuclear war. His brother, Raúl Castro, has ruled Cuba since 2008 when Fidel Castro stepped aside due to illness.

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