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Cuba mourns key revolution leader

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One of the original leaders of the Cuban revolution, Juan Almeida Bosque, has died of heart failure at the age of 82.

He was one of several vice-presidents under Raul Castro, and the only black commander in the Cuban leadership.

Cuba has declared a national day of mourning for Sunday and ordered all flags flown at half-mast.

Michael Voss reports from Havana.

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