Miguel Diaz-Canel Elected President of Cuba

Raul Castro has passed Cuba’s presidency to Miguel Diaz-Canel, putting the island’s government in the hands of someone outside the Castro family for the first time in nearly six decades. (April 19)

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New President Selected in Cuba

On Wednesday, Cuba selected 57-year-old First Vice President Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez as sole candidate to succeed Raul Castro as president of Cuba. (April 18)

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