Fusion: Mexicans say ‘hasta siempre’ to Fidel Castro, a revolutionary with deep ties to the Aztec nation

MEXICO CITY—Several hundred Mexicans gathered in front of the Cuban Embassy on Sunday holding roses, flags, and homemade banners to bid a final farewell to Cuba’s Fidel Castro.

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Castro’s death has struck a nerve with many Mexicans who lament the loss of an iconic leader from the revolutionary left at a time when the world seems to be shifting back towards the reactionary right.

“The Cuban Revolution and Fidel Castro were important parts of our political education as leftists in Mexico,” said Uriel Jímenez, a 25-year-old student at the Autonomous Metropolitan University (UAM) in Mexico City.

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