Fidel Castro’s Son Commits Suicide


News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Feb. 8, 2018:  The 68-year-old son of late Cuban leader, Fidel Castro, has reportedly committed suicide.

Cuban state media reported that Fidel Castro Díaz-Balart, affectionately known in Cuba as Fidelito, had suffered from depression in recent months and had been receiving medical treatment as an outpatient, following a hospital stay.

“Fidel Castro Díaz-Balart, who had been treated by a group of doctors for several months due to deep depression, took his life this morning,” Cuba’s official newspaper Granma reported late last week.Díaz-Balart was named a scientific adviser for the Cuban Council of State and was serving in that capacity, as well as vice president of Cuba’s Academy of Sciences, at the time of his death. He was married and had three children from a previous marriage.

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