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leader and con­sum­mate friend of Ja­maica, whose legacy will live on well be­yond the 90 years of his life.

“Fi­del’s pass­ing rep­re­sents the end of an era and the tri­umph of hope over de­spair, ser­vice to the peo­ple over self and the vic­tory of the hu­man spirit of kind­ness and love over self­ish­ness and hate,” said Simp­son Miller. “I am deeply sad­dened by his death, but re­main eter­nally in­spired by his ex­am­ple of great­ness and self­less ser­vice to the Cuban peo­ple and to hu­man­ity.”

For­mer Prime Min­is­ter P.J. Pat­ter­son char­ac­terised his old friend as “in­dis­putably, one of the great­est po­lit­i­cal and world lead­ers of our time. Fi­del was, and will al­ways be, spo­ken of

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