If the offer is accepted, the central European nation would have rum reserves to last over a century
The Man Who Pays His Way: Take advantage of a window on the world after Fidel
Authorities took a last minute decision to make the funeral service private
The late president declared the victory of the Cuban Revolution from a Santiago balcony in 1959
Trump threatens to end US 'deal' with Cuba if it does not pick up pace of reforms.
Mr Trump waded into the issue with a comment on Twitter
Nine days of mourning for the former leader will last until 4 December
Castro awarded title of ‘DPRK [North Korea] Hero’ for efforts strengthening relations between the two countries
Donald Trump, who called Castro a ‘brutal dictator’, will now have to move quickly to set his own course on Cuba
Cuba was already changing before Castro’s death. The transfer of power to his brother eight years ago brought shorter speeches and tentative market reforms
It is clear that America’s long punishment of Cuba through a trade embargo and other sanctions is a policy that failed. After all, unlike many other ex-dictators, Castro died peacefully in his own time in his own bed. President Obama was right to recognise that
Here, the grandchildren of peasants really do go on to become consultant surgeons and commercial airline pilots. These are the people who idolise Fidel and will mourn his passing more than most
Lionised by many, dismissed by others as a man who locked his people in a socialist prison, there is no doubt that Cuba's former leader made the island matter
'This is a man who set up a dictatorship that had no tolerance for anyone who thought differently'
Simon Calder first visited Cuba in the 1980s, and wrote the first independent guidebook to the island. He explains how the death of the country's former leader will affect tourism
'Tyrant! Take your brother with you!' chants crowd