Fidel Castro’s eldest son commits suicide

Fidel Castro, the late Cuban revolutionary leader’s son, Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart, a Nuclear scientist and the eldest son of late revolutionary leaderhas been reported dead.

The deceased known as Fidelito or Little Fidel was reported to have committed suicide on Thursday after undergoing several months of treatments for depression.

Fidelito who had the highest public profile of all Castro’s children was reported to have committed suicide at the age of 68.

Cubadebate, reporting the death wrote: “Castro Diaz-Balart, who had been attended by a group of doctors for several months due to a state of profound depression, committed suicide this morning.”