Cuba decrees 3 days of mourning for Kim Jong Il
The Associated Press
HAVANA -- The Cuban government has decreed three days of mourning for
the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il.
An official statement read Monday on Cuban state television also said
the Communist government had ordered Cuban flags to be flown at half
staff at public buildings and military installations.
The mourning period begins Tuesday and runs through Dec. 22.
The leftist governments of Venezuela and Nicaragua have also expressed
condolences for the death Saturday of the North Korean leader.