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Fidel Castro, Cuba’s former president and chief of the Communist revolution, has died aged 90, state TV has introduced.

It supplied no additional particulars.

Fidel Castro dominated Cuba as a one-party state for nearly half a century earlier than handing over the powers to his brother Raul in 2008.

His supporters praised him as a person who had given Cuba again to the folks. However his opponents accused him of brutally suppressing opposition.

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