Mimi Whitefield

Cuba and business affairs correspondent for the Miami Herald

Cuba and business affairs correspondent for the Miami Herald

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For the first time in over 50 years a Castro will not be running the Cuban government. Miguel Díaz-Canel has been sworn in as Cuba’s new president.

The Castro Era comes to an end?

For the first time in over 50 years a Castro will not be running the Cuban government. Miguel Díaz-Canel has been sworn in as Cuba’s new president.

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