The eldest son of Fidel Castro, 68-year-old Fidel Angel Castro Diaz-Balart, committed suicide after a months-long treatment depression. Living in Cuba, Diaz-Balart, also knows as "Fidelito," was hospitalized for his depression but had been released for outpatient care.
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He was known for studying how to develop nuclear energy on the island of Cuba, according to his official bio from the Academy of Sciences.
WaPo reports.The product of his father’s first marriage, to Mirta Diaz-Balart, Fidelito was a symbol of the complexities of the Cuban experience after the revolution. After an acrimonious divorce from Fidelito’s mother, his famous f...
HAVANA (AP) — The oldest son of late Cuban leader Fidel Castro killed himself on Thursday after months of treatment for depression, state media reported. He was 68.
HAVANA (Reuters) - The eldest son of late Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart, committed suicide on Thursday aged 68 after being treated for months for depression, Cuban state-run media reported.
Known as "Fidelito" or "Little Castro," he largely stayed out of the limelight. Cuban state media says he was being treated for depression at the time of his death.