In this March 1985 photo, Cuban Prime Minister Fidel Castro exhales cigar smoke during an interview at his presidential palace in Havana, Cuba. Castro, a Havana attorney who fought for the poor, overthrew dictator Fulgencio Batista’s government on Jan. 1, 1959. As Castro turns 90 on Aug. 13, 2016, it’s an uncertain time, with no settled consensus around his legacy. The government and its backers laud Castro’s nationalism and his construction of a social safety net that provided free housing, education and health care to every Cuban. Less is said about decades of economic stewardship that, along with a U.S. trade embargo, has left Cuba’s infrastructure and its economy cash-strapped and still dependent on billions in aid from abroad. (AP Photo/ Charles Tasnadi)

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