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Fidel Castro's oldest son was mourned in Cuba Friday after the unusually public announcement of his suicide following a long depression.Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart was known as Fidelito, or Little Fidel, for his resemblance to his father. Fidel Castro married young aristocrat Mirta Diaz-Balart after they met at the University of Havana in 1948 . Mirta Diaz-Balart divorced Castro and received custody of their son.He became an advocate for the civilian use of nuclear power and his mother later visited him several times in Cuba, where he had returned. He had five half-brothers from Castro's second marriage, and a half-sister from another one of his father's relationships.Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart was named head of Cuba's nuclear program, but fired by his father in the 1990s.
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