MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Some celebrities of Cuban descent took to social media to offer their thoughts on former Cuban leader Fidel Castro’s death.READ MORE: Federal Government's N95 Masks Distribution Starts Monday
Singer Gloria Estefan penned a power response on her Instagram account.
While she said “the death of a human being is rarely cause for celebration,” she believes the Cuban exile community can now breathe a sigh of “relief that has been long in coming.”
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Her husband, Emilio Estefan, thanked those who have sacrificed everything to bring political freedom to Cuba.
Cuban-American baseball player Jose Canseco, who was born in Havana, went on Twitter to blame the Castro regime for the exodus of talent.
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Can’t say I feel anything for his death. There is a reason many defected to USA
— Jose Canseco (@JoseCanseco) November 26, 2016