Cuba declares 9 days of state funeral for Fidel Castro

The Cuban government on Saturday declared nine days of national mourning for the death of revolutionary leader Fidel Castro.

Fidel's ashes will travel throughout the country for 4 days before the burial ceremony takes place on December 4th. Public activities will be cancelled, and the national flag will wave at half-mast in public buildings and military establishments.

The same day, Venezuela announced 3-day national mourning for the death of Fidel.

Source: VOV5