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Havana, Nov. 12: Cuban President Fidel Castro, led Latin America's mourning for Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, while Palestinian communities across the continent staged their own tributes. Castro said yesterday that the death of his friend and ally, "as well as a deeply felt loss to the battle being fought by the Arab peoples, ... also comes as a major blow to the progressive movement worldwide.." a media report said.
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