The prime minister is facing criticism for his statement expressing deep sorrow about the death of the controversial former cuban president fidel castro justin trudeau posted a written statement early saturday after the late-night announcement that castro had died at the age of 90.
On february 16, 1959, fidel castro is sworn in as prime minister of cuba after leading a guerrilla campaign that forced right-wing dictator fulgencio batista into exile castro, who became commander in chief of cuba’s armed forces after batista was ousted on january 1, replaced the more moderate miro cardona as head of the country’s new provisional government.
Dismissing decades of protests from cuban dissidents and exiles, trudeau admitted that castro was a controversial figure but insisted he was a remarkable leader fidel castro was a larger than life leader who served his people for almost half a century, trudeau wrote in a statement.
Cuba's fidel castro, one of the most controversial world leaders of modern times, died on friday at 90 years old the communist dictator became a revolutionary hero to millions and an evil despot to millions others, especially those cuban exiles who left their home, families, and possessions for freedom in other countries. Havana — former president fidel castro, who led a rebel army to improbable victory in cuba, embraced soviet-style communism and defied the power of 10 us presidents during his half century rule, has died at age 90. On february 16, 1959, fidel castro is sworn in as prime minister of cuba after leading a guerrilla campaign that forced right-wing dictator fulgencio batista into exile castro, who became. Fidel castro was an honorary pall bearer at the 2000 funeral of trudeau’s father, former prime minister pierre trudeau in 1976, the senior trudeau became the first nato leader to visit cuba. Biographycom explores cuban dictator fidel castro's life and career, including his part in the cuban revolution learn more about this marxist leader's terms as prime minister and president fidel castro orchestrated the cuban revolution and was the head of cuba's government until 2008.
Castro, now 88, served as prime minister of cuba from 1959 to 1976, and president from 1976 to 2008 he also worked as the first secretary of the communist party of cuba from 1961 until 2011 under his administration the republic of cuba became a one-party socialist state. The prime minister, justin trudeau, today issued the following statement on the death of former cuban president fidel castro: “it is with deep sorrow that i learned today of the death of cuba’s longest serving president “fidel castro was a larger than life leader who served his people for almost half a century.
But the prime minister’s statement was silent on the many human rights violations of the castro regime, saying only that he was a “controversial figure” trudeau’s statement, issued in english, french and spanish quickly sparked anger and ridicule. Prime minister justin trudeau's controversial castro tribute left bureaucrats scrambling “why did the pm statement not address any of the controversial aspects of fidel castro’s.