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Fidel Castro's ashes travel across Cuba

A plaque with the name of Cuba's former President Fidel Castro is seen on a granite boulder where Castro's ashes were encased at the Santa Ifigenia Cemetery, in Santiago de Cuba. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A plaque with the name of Cuba's former President Fidel Castro is seen on a granite boulder where Castro's ashes were encased at the Santa Ifigenia Cemetery, in Santiago de Cuba. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A plaque with the name of Cuba's former President Fidel Castro is seen on a granite boulder where Castro's ashes were encased at the Santa Ifigenia Cemetery, in Santiago de Cuba. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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A man carries an image of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro at a tribute to Castro in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

A man carries an image of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro at a tribute to Castro in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

A man carries an image of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro at a tribute to Castro in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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Cuba's President Raul Castro salutes after placing the box containing the ashes of Cuba's former President Fidel Castro into a boulder at the Santa Ifigenia Cemetery, in Santiago de Cuba. REUTERS/ACN/Marcelino Vazquez/via REUTERS

Cuba's President Raul Castro salutes after placing the box containing the ashes of Cuba's former President Fidel Castro into a boulder at the Santa Ifigenia Cemetery, in Santiago de Cuba. REUTERS/ACN/Marcelino Vazquez/via REUTERS

Cuba's President Raul Castro salutes after placing the box containing the ashes of Cuba's former President Fidel Castro into a boulder at the Santa Ifigenia Cemetery, in Santiago de Cuba. REUTERS/ACN/Marcelino Vazquez/via REUTERS
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A soldier stands as he guards the cortege carrying Cuba's former President Fidel Castro's ashes to a cemetery in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A soldier stands as he guards the cortege carrying Cuba's former President Fidel Castro's ashes to a cemetery in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A soldier stands as he guards the cortege carrying Cuba's former President Fidel Castro's ashes to a cemetery in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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People react as the caravan carrying the ashes of Fidel Castro passes them in Las Tunas, Cuba. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

People react as the caravan carrying the ashes of Fidel Castro passes them in Las Tunas, Cuba. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

People react as the caravan carrying the ashes of Fidel Castro passes them in Las Tunas, Cuba. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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People line a road to watch as the caravan carrying Cuba's late President Fidel Castro's ashes passes through Las Tunas, Cuba. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

People line a road to watch as the caravan carrying Cuba's late President Fidel Castro's ashes passes through Las Tunas, Cuba. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

People line a road to watch as the caravan carrying Cuba's late President Fidel Castro's ashes passes through Las Tunas, Cuba. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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People react after the caravan carrying the ashes of Cuba's late President Fidel Castro passed through Las Tunas, Cuba. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

People react after the caravan carrying the ashes of Cuba's late President Fidel Castro passed through Las Tunas, Cuba. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

People react after the caravan carrying the ashes of Cuba's late President Fidel Castro passed through Las Tunas, Cuba. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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Cuban soldiers rest after participating in the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the arrival of Fidel Castro and fellow revolutionaries in the Granma yacht, in Playa Las Coloradas, Cuba. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Cuban soldiers rest after participating in the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the arrival of Fidel Castro and fellow revolutionaries in the Granma yacht, in Playa Las Coloradas, Cuba. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Cuban soldiers rest after participating in the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the arrival of Fidel Castro and fellow revolutionaries in the Granma yacht, in Playa Las Coloradas, Cuba. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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People line a road to watch as the caravan carrying Cuba's late President Fidel Castro's ashes passes through Las Tunas, Cuba. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

People line a road to watch as the caravan carrying Cuba's late President Fidel Castro's ashes passes through Las Tunas, Cuba. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

People line a road to watch as the caravan carrying Cuba's late President Fidel Castro's ashes passes through Las Tunas, Cuba. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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People lining a road cheer while watching the caravan carrying Cuba's late President Fidel Castro's ashes as it passes by in Camaguey, Cuba. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

People lining a road cheer while watching the caravan carrying Cuba's late President Fidel Castro's ashes as it passes by in Camaguey, Cuba. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

People lining a road cheer while watching the caravan carrying Cuba's late President Fidel Castro's ashes as it passes by in Camaguey, Cuba. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido
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People line a road watching the caravan carrying Cuba's late President Fidel Castro's ashes as it passes by in Camaguey, Cuba. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

People line a road watching the caravan carrying Cuba's late President Fidel Castro's ashes as it passes by in Camaguey, Cuba. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

People line a road watching the caravan carrying Cuba's late President Fidel Castro's ashes as it passes by in Camaguey, Cuba. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido
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Children await the arrival of the caravan carrying the ashes of Fidel Castro in Guaimaro, Cuba. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

Children await the arrival of the caravan carrying the ashes of Fidel Castro in Guaimaro, Cuba. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

Children await the arrival of the caravan carrying the ashes of Fidel Castro in Guaimaro, Cuba. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido
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People hold posters while awaiting the arrival of the caravan carrying the ashes of Fidel Castro in Las Tunas, Cuba. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

People hold posters while awaiting the arrival of the caravan carrying the ashes of Fidel Castro in Las Tunas, Cuba. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

People hold posters while awaiting the arrival of the caravan carrying the ashes of Fidel Castro in Las Tunas, Cuba. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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People await the arrival of the caravan carrying the ashes of Fidel Castro in Las Tunas, Cuba. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

People await the arrival of the caravan carrying the ashes of Fidel Castro in Las Tunas, Cuba. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

People await the arrival of the caravan carrying the ashes of Fidel Castro in Las Tunas, Cuba. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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People await the arrival of the caravan carrying the ashes of Fidel Castro in Camaguey, Cuba. REUTERS/Enrique De La Osa

People await the arrival of the caravan carrying the ashes of Fidel Castro in Camaguey, Cuba. REUTERS/Enrique De La Osa

People await the arrival of the caravan carrying the ashes of Fidel Castro in Camaguey, Cuba. REUTERS/Enrique De La Osa
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People await on their balconies the arrival of the caravan carrying the ashes of Fidel Castro in Guaimaro, Cuba. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

People await on their balconies the arrival of the caravan carrying the ashes of Fidel Castro in Guaimaro, Cuba. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

People await on their balconies the arrival of the caravan carrying the ashes of Fidel Castro in Guaimaro, Cuba. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido
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A student holds an image of Cuba's late President Fidel Castro while awaiting the caravan carrying Castro's ashes in Camaguey, Cuba. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A student holds an image of Cuba's late President Fidel Castro while awaiting the caravan carrying Castro's ashes in Camaguey, Cuba. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A student holds an image of Cuba's late President Fidel Castro while awaiting the caravan carrying Castro's ashes in Camaguey, Cuba. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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Soldiers take position along a highway as they wait for the ashes of Fidel Castro to pass during a three-day journey to the eastern city of Santago, in Cardenas, Cuba. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

Soldiers take position along a highway as they wait for the ashes of Fidel Castro to pass during a three-day journey to the eastern city of Santago, in Cardenas, Cuba. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

Soldiers take position along a highway as they wait for the ashes of Fidel Castro to pass during a three-day journey to the eastern city of Santago, in Cardenas, Cuba. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido
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A military vehicle transports the ashes of Fidel Castro at the start of a three-day journey to the eastern city of Santiago. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

A military vehicle transports the ashes of Fidel Castro at the start of a three-day journey to the eastern city of Santiago. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

A military vehicle transports the ashes of Fidel Castro at the start of a three-day journey to the eastern city of Santiago. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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A woman awaits the arrival of the caravan carrying the ashes of Fidel Castro in Guaimaro, Cuba. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

A woman awaits the arrival of the caravan carrying the ashes of Fidel Castro in Guaimaro, Cuba. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

A woman awaits the arrival of the caravan carrying the ashes of Fidel Castro in Guaimaro, Cuba. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido
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A miniature replica of the Granma yacht carries figures of Fidel and Raul Castro, as people await the arrival of the caravan carrying the ashes of Fidel Castro in Guaimaro, Cuba. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

A miniature replica of the Granma yacht carries figures of Fidel and Raul Castro, as people await the arrival of the caravan carrying the ashes of Fidel Castro in Guaimaro, Cuba. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

A miniature replica of the Granma yacht carries figures of Fidel and Raul Castro, as people await the arrival of the caravan carrying the ashes of Fidel Castro in Guaimaro, Cuba. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido
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People line a road as they await the caravan carrying Fidel Castro's ashes in El Maja, Cuba. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

People line a road as they await the caravan carrying Fidel Castro's ashes in El Maja, Cuba. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

People line a road as they await the caravan carrying Fidel Castro's ashes in El Maja, Cuba. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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Children stand along a street while waiting for the ashes of Fidel Castro to pass in Cardenas, Cuba. REUTERS/Enrique De La Osa

Children stand along a street while waiting for the ashes of Fidel Castro to pass in Cardenas, Cuba. REUTERS/Enrique De La Osa

Children stand along a street while waiting for the ashes of Fidel Castro to pass in Cardenas, Cuba. REUTERS/Enrique De La Osa
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People wait to see a military vehicle transport the ashes of Fidel Castro in Havana, Cuba. REUTERS/Stringer

People wait to see a military vehicle transport the ashes of Fidel Castro in Havana, Cuba. REUTERS/Stringer

People wait to see a military vehicle transport the ashes of Fidel Castro in Havana, Cuba. REUTERS/Stringer
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Guillermo Enrique Cadiz, 82, who fought with Fidel Castro in the Sierra Maestra, watches as Castro's ashes pass him in Jovellanos, Cuba. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Guillermo Enrique Cadiz, 82, who fought with Fidel Castro in the Sierra Maestra, watches as Castro's ashes pass him in Jovellanos, Cuba. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Guillermo Enrique Cadiz, 82, who fought with Fidel Castro in the Sierra Maestra, watches as Castro's ashes pass him in Jovellanos, Cuba. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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People are transported to greet the caravan carrying the ashes of Fidel Castro in Colon, Cuba. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

People are transported to greet the caravan carrying the ashes of Fidel Castro in Colon, Cuba. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

People are transported to greet the caravan carrying the ashes of Fidel Castro in Colon, Cuba. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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Jose Ramos, 69, holds an image of Fidel Castro as he awaits the caravan carrying Castro's ashes in Colon, Cuba. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Jose Ramos, 69, holds an image of Fidel Castro as he awaits the caravan carrying Castro's ashes in Colon, Cuba. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Jose Ramos, 69, holds an image of Fidel Castro as he awaits the caravan carrying Castro's ashes in Colon, Cuba. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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A police car sits in front of a movie theatre with a marquee reading "Thanks Fidel" as Fidel Castro's ashes are driven through the country in a caravan, in Santa Clara, Cuba. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A police car sits in front of a movie theatre with a marquee reading "Thanks Fidel" as Fidel Castro's ashes are driven through the country in a caravan, in Santa Clara, Cuba. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A police car sits in front of a movie theatre with a marquee reading "Thanks Fidel" as Fidel Castro's ashes are driven through the country in a caravan, in Santa Clara, Cuba. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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The box containing the ashes of Fidel Castro is carried to a military vehicle at the start of a three-day journey in Havana, Cuba. AIN/Abel Padron Padilla/via REUTERS

The box containing the ashes of Fidel Castro is carried to a military vehicle at the start of a three-day journey in Havana, Cuba. AIN/Abel Padron Padilla/via REUTERS

The box containing the ashes of Fidel Castro is carried to a military vehicle at the start of a three-day journey in Havana, Cuba. AIN/Abel Padron Padilla/via REUTERS
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Dalia Soto del Valle (2nd L), widow of Fidel Castro, family members and fellow revolutionaries watch as a box with Castro's ashes is carried to a military vehicle in Havana, Cuba. ACN/Abel Padron Padilla/via REUTERS

Dalia Soto del Valle (2nd L), widow of Fidel Castro, family members and fellow revolutionaries watch as a box with Castro's ashes is carried to a military vehicle in Havana, Cuba. ACN/Abel Padron Padilla/via REUTERS

Dalia Soto del Valle (2nd L), widow of Fidel Castro, family members and fellow revolutionaries watch as a box with Castro's ashes is carried to a military vehicle in Havana, Cuba. ACN/Abel Padron Padilla/via REUTERS
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People watch a military vehicle transport the ashes of Fidel Castro in Havana, Cuba. REUTERS/Stringer

People watch a military vehicle transport the ashes of Fidel Castro in Havana, Cuba. REUTERS/Stringer

People watch a military vehicle transport the ashes of Fidel Castro in Havana, Cuba. REUTERS/Stringer
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Military vehicles transporting the ashes of Fidel Castro pass along the Malecon seawall in Havana, Cuba. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Military vehicles transporting the ashes of Fidel Castro pass along the Malecon seawall in Havana, Cuba. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Military vehicles transporting the ashes of Fidel Castro pass along the Malecon seawall in Havana, Cuba. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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A student stands next to a road as he awaits the caravan in El Maja, Cuba. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A student stands next to a road as he awaits the caravan in El Maja, Cuba. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A student stands next to a road as he awaits the caravan in El Maja, Cuba. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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Soldiers take position along a highway as they wait for the ashes of Fidel Castro to pass in Cardenas, Cuba. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

Soldiers take position along a highway as they wait for the ashes of Fidel Castro to pass in Cardenas, Cuba. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

Soldiers take position along a highway as they wait for the ashes of Fidel Castro to pass in Cardenas, Cuba. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido
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The caravan carrying the ashes of Fidel Castro passes along a street in Colon, Cuba. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

The caravan carrying the ashes of Fidel Castro passes along a street in Colon, Cuba. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

The caravan carrying the ashes of Fidel Castro passes along a street in Colon, Cuba. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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Schoolchildren wait on a roadside for the military vehicles transporting the ashes of Fidel Castro in Havana, Cuba. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Schoolchildren wait on a roadside for the military vehicles transporting the ashes of Fidel Castro in Havana, Cuba. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Schoolchildren wait on a roadside for the military vehicles transporting the ashes of Fidel Castro in Havana, Cuba. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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