Day: February 24, 2008

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Raul Castro Takes the Reins in Cuba

The Cuban National Assembly on Sunday elected Raúl Castro, the76-year-old armed forces minister, as president to succeed his brother Fidel Castro. “The mandate of this legislature is clear … to continue strengthening the revolution at a historic moment,” he said. “Fidel is Fidel. Fidel is irreplaceable and the people will continue his work when he …

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