Fidel Castro over the years (28 images)

Fidel Castro, the former leader of Cuba who led a communist revolution on the island nation, died Friday, state-run media reported. He was 90. The following is a look back at Fidel Castro's 45 years as the leader of Cuba, from the UPI archives.
Updated: Nov. 26, 2016 at 8:36 AM
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Cuban leader Fidel Castro (L) is pictured with revolutionary icon Ernesto "Che" Guevara in a August 2, 1961 file photo in Havana, Cuba. UPI file photo.
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