Fidel Castro's death was announced by Cuban state television on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.
Immediately following the announcement, celebrations from Cuban exiles and their family members erupted in the streets of Miami.
At the same time, the week-long mourning period had begun in Cuba. Castro's ashes were transported cross-country from Havana to Santiago de Cuba. Along the funeral procession route, Cubans filled plazas and lined streets to catch a glimpse of the ashes and say their final farewells.
Castro was laid to rest on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016.