Raul Castro to Retire in 5 Years

It's been more than 54 years since someone not named "Castro" led Cuba, and it will likely be five more. But now islanders and exiles alike have finally been given a date for when the sun will set on brothers Fidel and Raul's longtime rule: 2018. In accepting a new presidential term on Sunday, the 81-year-old Raul Castro announced that it would be his last. And for the first time, he tapped a rising young star, Miguel Diaz-Canel, to be his top lieutenant and possible successor. ...Full Story
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