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People celebrate after the announcement of the death of Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro in the Little Havana district of Miami, Florida, U.S. November 26, 2016.Reuters

While world leaders are sending their condolences on hearing about the death of Cuban leader Fidel Castro, 90, in Miami, Florida it's a different story. People in Little Havana have taken to the streets to celebrate his death and honking their horns, waving flags, dancing, banging pots and pans, and hugging everyone.

Many Cubans had to flee from their country when Castro came to power in 1959. When they settled in Miami, they hoped that they could return to their families one day but that day did not come. Many families were seperated and there's a lot of bittnerness among people about this. People took to social media to post messages and videos of the celebrations in Miami that countinued into the early hours.

One young Cuban, Virginia Perez Nunez, told USA Today, "We're not celebrating the death of a person. That would be morbid. We're celebrating the beginning of the end of a dictatorship, of a genocide."

Luis Iznaga, 77, who left Cuba in 1977 was watching the revery in Miami and told USA Today he found it tough to celebrate a man's death. He said, ""This is different because Castro affected so many people. There's so much misery and sorrow that he created. Pain accumulates. It must be released."

Miami
People celebrate the death of Cuban leader Fidel Castro, in Little Havana, Miami, Florida, U.S. November 26, 2016.Reuters
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