Fidel Castro led Cuba's Communist revolution in 1959, and served as president until anointing his brother Raul in 2006. This week, Raul Castro announced his retirement in 2018 and named the man he wants to take over when he retires five years from now. Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermudez is Cuba's first vice president. Ann Louise Bardach is writer at larger for Newsweek/Daily Beast and the author of Without Fidel: A Death Foretold in Miami, Havana and Washington.
The Castros Pick Cuba's Next Leader
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