HAVANA, CUBA.- (ACN) On the occasion of the death of the Commander in Chief of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro Ruz, the Council of State declared a 9 day national mourning to start this November 26 at 6 Am till December 4 at noon.

The statement indicates that during those nine days all public activities and shows will be suspended, the national flag will fly at half-mast in public buildings and military units, and the radio and TV stations will broadcast patriotic, historical and informational programs.