End Of The Castro Era: Who's The Man Likely To Be Cuba's Next President?

For the first time in more than 40 years, someone not named Castro will be the president of Cuba.

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  • As the Castro era ends, Cubans grumble at pace of reforms
    For the first time since the 1959 revolution, Cuba's new head of state will not answer to the name ... Young, well educated Cubans either leave the country or dream of emigration. A young man selling ...
    03/18/2019 - 3:05 pm | View Link
  • Cuba's Miguel Diaz-Canel: President for the post-Castro era
    HAVANA (AFP) - Cuba's Miguel Diaz-Canel, who formally replaced Raul Castro as ... His supporters say he knows how to listen and is a man of simple tastes. Though he was often portrayed as a moderate ...
    04/19/2018 - 4:22 am | View Link
  • With End Of Castro Era In Sight, Cuba Prepares To Pass Power To New Generation
    The exchange, when it comes, will draw the curtain on a long era for Cuba. Since 1959 ... And for roughly half a century that rung was occupied by one man alone, despite the best efforts of Cuba's ...
    04/18/2018 - 9:13 am | View Link
  • Cuba's Diaz-Canel: president for the post-Castro era
    Cuba's Miguel Diaz-Canel, who formally replaced Raul Castro as president ... His supporters say he knows how to listen and is a man of simple tastes. - Ruthless side - Though he was often portrayed as ...
    04/18/2018 - 4:24 am | View Link
  • Cuba’s Castro era officially ends this week. What’s next?
    On Thursday, that chapter of history will come to a close when the National Assembly elects a new president of the Council of State, catapulting the island into the post-Castro era. The Assembly ... ...
    04/16/2018 - 8:32 pm | View Link
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  • Cuba's Revolutionary Trail: From Che Guevara to the ...
    Hi Ana, I realise that some of the history featured here is a revisionist version created by Castro’s party. I mentioned the history book I bought, for example, and while it was interesting to explore that version of history I don’t doubt that it has been engineered to serve the party’s own political purposes.
    03/17/2019 - 11:13 am | View Website
  • Cuban Revolution
    The Cuban Revolution (Spanish: Revolución cubana) was an armed revolt conducted by Fidel Castro's revolutionary 26th of July Movement and its allies against the authoritarian government of Cuban President Fulgencio Batista.The revolution began in July 1953, and continued sporadically until the rebels finally ousted Batista on 31 December 1958, replacing his government with a revolutionary ...
    03/17/2019 - 7:24 am | View Website
  • Fidel Castro
    Youth: 1926–1947. Castro was born out of wedlock at his father's farm on 13 August 1926. His father, Ángel Castro y Argiz, a veteran of the Spanish–American War, was a migrant to Cuba from Galicia, Northwest Spain. He had become financially successful by growing sugar cane at Las Manacas farm in Birán, Oriente Province. After the collapse of his first marriage he took his household ...
    03/16/2019 - 7:14 pm | View Website
  • The Guilty Pleasure of Fidel Castro | Rootless ...
    There’s been predictably little interesting discussion in the United States of Fidel Castro’s retirement as Cuba’s commandante en jefe, maximo etc. That’s because in the U.S. political mainstream, Cuba policy has for a generation been grotesquely disfigured by a collective kow-towing — yes, collective, it was that craven Mr. Clinton who signed into law the Draconian Helms-Burton act ...
    03/16/2019 - 2:13 pm | View Website
  • Cuba election: When is it, who is voted in, and what does ...
    Cuba will take its first step this weekend towards selecting a new president – the first time in nearly 60 years that the office will not be occupied by a member of the Castro family. More than ...
    03/15/2019 - 4:13 am | View Website
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