Here’s a look at Mr. Castro’s handpicked successor and what’s ahead for the communist country
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Cuba’s legislature began the process of electing the country’s first president outside the Castro family
Cuban President Raul Castro prepares to step down next month, ending his family’s six-decade grip on power
Mariela Castro Espin, the daughter of Raul Castro, has been nominated as a deputy for Parliament
Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “Our lives begin to end the day we stay silent about things that matter”. So my fellow Americans, do not keep silent! Speak up when you see abuse and mistreatment. Puerto Ricans are human beings!
Organizers lead a few hundred demonstrators of mostly Haitian descent in chants like, “No Justice, No Peace” and “Impeach, Donald Trump”, in call and response fashion as they marched from Brooklyn to Manhattan’s Trump building.
Hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico on Wednesday launched a new drive to become the 51st US state
The Castro brothers of Cuba have not had elections since they took over in 1959
Cuban leader Raul Castro has announced the beginning of the end of his presidency
In the fifth referendum of its kind, the US territory voted overwhelmingly for statehood