Elaborate burial ceremony held for King Raul Castro’s ex-son-in-law a year after his death

From our Bureau of Bizarre Postmortem Rituals and Symbols of Latrine American Military Juntas

Castrogonia’s military junta gathered yesterday to attend the burial of two of its dead members, one of which was none other than the former CEO of Castro, Inc.’s economic monopoly.

The ashes of Major General Luis Alberto Rodríguez López-Calleja and another long-dead general were deposited in a rock similar to that which contains the ashes of Fidel Castro. The event received intense attention in news programs broadcast on television by Castro, Inc.’s Ministry of Truth.

It seems that the top brass of the military junta like to have their ashes encased in boulders. Why? Who knows? Maybe they like to symbolically acknowledge their crushing of the Cuban people.

Loosely translated from Diario de Cuba

Cuban state television Newscast broadcast this Monday in its “star” broadcast the burial ceremony of the ashes of Army Corps General Julio Casas Regueiro (who died in September 2011) and those of Major General Luis Alberto Rodríguez López-Calleja, which was attended by the top staff of the Cuban regime, with Raúl Castro and Miguel Díaz-Canel at the helm.

A shared stone in the Mausoleum of the Second Eastern Front Frank País now preserves the remains of both generals in a necropolis where the Spanish Antonio Gades and the historical regime Vilma Espín are buried, and in the future Raúl Castro himself will be buried, according to the will expressed by the general.

Prime Minister Manuel Marrero Cruz pronounced the main words in an act where military honors were performed, such as the firing of artillery salutes. Relatives of the generals were also present. Raúl Guillermo Rodríguez Castro, son of the deceased and Castro’s grandson, was in charge, dressed in olive green, to deposit the box with the ashes on the rock.

Cuban Major General Luis Alberto Rodríguez López-Calleja, head of GAESA, the military conglomerate that controls the most lucrative sectors of the economy, died in Havana on July 1, 2022, of “cardiorespiratory arrest.”

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