Cuban-Americans celebrate Castro’s death

nc_cubareax1128_1500x845Miami, Fla. (NBC News) — While people in Cuba are mourning the death of former President Fidel Castro, celebrations continue in the streets of South Florida.

Even though his brother Raul is in charge, exiled Cubans in Miami’s Little Havana hope Catro’s oppressive Communist ideologies die with him, making room for prosperity and political freedom.

“Hopefully we’ll have a future democracy in Cuba and I’ll be able to go back and visit the land of my birth,” says Zully Pardo.

Meanwhile, nine days of official mourning are underway in Havana.

Fidel Castro’s remains are on display in Revolution Square Monday.

His body is expected to be carried more than 500 miles through Cuba before a public funeral Sunday.

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