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.theguardian - 26 days ago

Raúl Castro confirms he is resigning as head of Cuba’s Communist party

His retirement means that Cubans will not have a Castro formally guiding their affairs for the first time in over six decades
Raúl Castro has confirmed that he is resigning as head of Cuba’s Communist party, ending an era of formal leadership by he and his brother Fidel Castro that began with the 1959 revolution.The 89-year-old Castro made the announcement on Friday in a speech at the opening of the eighth congress of the ruling party – the only one allowed on the island. Continue reading...


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