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Cuba gets new leader as last Castro...

Cuba gets new leader as last Castro...

Latin America

Mon, Apr 19 2021

Diaz-Canel is Cuba's first civilian leader and the first non-Castro in power after Raul and his revolutionary...

Raul Castro leaves the political stage,...

Raul Castro leaves politics, his legacy...

North America

Sun, Apr 18 2021

Raul's departure ends a near six-decade family hold on power in Cuba that started in 1959

CIA planned to assassinate Raul Castro...

CIA planned to assassinate Raul Castro...

Latin America

Sat, Apr 17 2021

The plot came to light as Raul Castro, the 89-year-old brother of Fidel Castro, prepares to leave Cuban...

Castro era in Cuba to end as Raul confirms...

Castro era in Cuba to end as Raul confirms...

North America

Sat, Apr 17 2021

The transition comes as Cuba faces the worst economic crisis since the collapse of former benefactor...

New era beckons for Cuba, without a...

New era beckons for Cuba, without a...

World

Wed, Mar 17 2021

In Cuba's one-party system, the Castros have consecutively held the top position in the Communist...

Cuba offers talks with Biden after Trump...

Cuba offers talks with Biden after Trump...

World

Fri, Dec 18 2020

Soon after Biden's November 3 election victory, Diaz-Canel said he saw a new chance of building a...

Cuba's Castro blasts United States on...

Cuba's Castro blasts United States on...

World

Wed, Jan 2 2019

Castro and his late, elder brother Fidel Castro led the rebel band that in 1959 overthrew a US-backed...

Cuban lawmakers approve new constitution...

Cuban lawmakers approve new constitution...

World

Sun, Dec 23 2018

The 58-year-old took office from his mentor Raul Castro in April although the latter remains head of...

Raul Castro appointed to head rewrite...

Raul Castro appointed to head rewrite...

Latin America

Sun, Jun 3 2018

Once the constitutional draft is ready, it is slated to be discussed first by the parliament and then...

End of era in Cuba as Castro hands torch...

End of era in Cuba as Castro hands torch...

World

Thu, Apr 19 2018

Diaz-Canel was named the sole candidate for the presidency on Wednesday

Diaz-Canel sole candidate to succeed...

Diaz-Canel sole candidate to succeed...

Latin America

Wed, Apr 18 2018

Although the vote could take place on Wednesday, the new president's name is not expected to be made...

Cubans prepare to turn the page on Castro...

Cubans prepare to turn the page on Castro...

Latin America

Tue, Apr 17 2018

On Thursday, that chapter of history will come to a close when the National Assembly elects a new president...

Infographic: Issues facing Cuba’s next...

Infographic: Issues facing Cuba’s next...

Latin America

Mon, Apr 9 2018

When Raul Castro steps down as president in April, he will hand his successor the unfinished task of...

Cuba holds one-party vote as post-Castro...

Cuba holds one-party vote as post-Castro...

Latin America

Sun, Mar 11 2018

More than eight million Cubans will vote to ratify two official lists of candidates - one to form the...

Cuba delays historic handover from Castro...

Cuba delays historic handover from Castro...

World

Fri, Dec 22 2017

Raul Castro was originally set to step down in February after two consecutive terms, ending nearly 60...

Trump revamps Obama-era Cuba deal, turns...

Trump revamps Obama-era Cuba deal, turns...

Latin America

Sat, Jun 17 2017

The new measures prohibit financial transactions with Cuba's military-backed tourism conglomerate GAESA,...

Cuba buries Castro, entering post-Fidel...

Cuba buries Castro, entering post-Fidel...

Latin America

Sun, Dec 4 2016

His burial ends a nine-day period of mourning during which Cubans, often encouraged by the government,...