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"Television cameras captured the moment the Cuban leader fell"

Unfortunately, the BBC is simply reporting on him falling over, not on his 45 year dictatorship being toppled, the Cuban people gaining a measure of self-determination, or the freedom to speak one’s mind:

A few blocks away, a 27-year-old man who didn’t want to give his real name, had some advice for the only president either he, or his father, has ever known: “Take a break.”

He checked over his shoulder in case anyone was listening, before whispering: “It is about time Cuba had a new history.”