Bolivia spearheads drive to honor Fidel Castro with special session of UN General Assembly

Bolivia spearheads drive to honor Fidel Castro with special session of UN General Assembly
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[Ed. – Well, at least there are parts of Manhattan where they’ll think that’s a great idea.]

As the United Nations continues to eulogize Fidel Castro, some of Cuba’s closest allies are pressing for a special U.N. General Assembly session to honor the communist dictator.

Representatives of more than 60 nations have visited Cuba’s mission to the U.N. in New York City to express “condolences and solidarity,” the state news agency Prensa Latina reported. …

Bolivian President Evo Morales earlier responded angrily to President-elect Donald Trump’s criticism of Castro, who died on Friday aged 90.

Trump had described him as “a brutal dictator who oppressed his own people for nearly six decades.”

“Nearly the whole world is mourning and posthumously paying a tribute of respect to Fidel, but the U.S. president-elect and a group of people are celebrating,”  Morales said Sunday in a comment aired by Hispan TV, a Spanish-language broadcaster operated by the Iranian government.

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