Cubans celebrate Fidel Castro's birthday, as US prepares to open embassy

Cubans have been marking the 89th birthday of former president Fidel Castro, as the US prepares to officially open its embassy in the capital. At one birthday concert in the capital Havana, the crowd chanted "long live Fidel." The bearded leader, who was a constant presence and transfixed Cubans for decades with his fiery rhetoric, still holds a special place in the hearts and mind of the Caribbean island's 11 million residents. Fidel even has a special photo exhibition dedicated to him at … READ MORE : What are the top stories today? Click to watch: euronews: the most watched news channel in Europe Subscribe! euronews is available in 13 languages: In English: Website: Facebook: Twitter: Google+: VKontakte:

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