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.
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DUR2001090103 - 01 SEPTEMBER 2001 - DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA: Palestinian Leader Yasser Arafat (R) talks to Cuban President Fidel Castro during The World Conference Against Racism in Durban, South Africa, Friday, August 31, 2001. The Middle East dominated the opening of the world conference against racism Friday as Yasser Arafat accused Israel of "racist practices" against the Palestinian people. HO/UPI file photo
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