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December 14, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Lingering Cold War legacy in Cuba is fading

GUEST COMMENTARY: Lingering Cold War legacy in Cuba is fading

Cuba’s President Raul Castro has made notable news by announcing on Feb. 24 that he will retire from that office in 2018. His older brother Fidel stepped down from the same post in 2008, after turning 85 years of age.

March 02, 2013 12:00 am
Raul Castro succeeds older brother Fidel as Cuba's president

Raul Castro succeeds older brother Fidel as Cuba's president

Raul Castro gestures as he attends a session of the National Assembly Sunday in Havana. During the session Raul was elected president of the State Council, Cuba's governing body, replacing his 81-year-old brother Fidel Castro. (AP Photo/Ismael Francisco,Prensa Latina)

February 24, 2008 12:00 am
Raul Castro succeeds older brother Fidel as Cuba's president

Raul Castro succeeds older brother Fidel as Cuba's president

HAVANA | Cuba's parliament named Raul Castro president on Sunday, ending nearly 50 years of rule by his brother Fidel but leaving the island's communist system unshaken.

February 24, 2008 12:00 am
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