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Cuba-Politics: Cuba: President Miguel Diaz-Canel takes the lead of the Communist Party
La Havana (Reuters) - The Communist Party in Power in Cuba elected Monday President Miguel Diaz-Canel as First Secretary replacing Raul Castro, reports the official press agency Prensa Latina.
This succession to the most important position of the Cuban regime definitively marks the end of the six decades in the power of the Fidel brothers and Raul Castro, who led the 1959 revolution to Cuba.
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Raul Castro, 89, had announced from the opening of the Congress of the Party Cuban Communist on Friday that he cedaled the place to a youngest generation of leaders. He has already left the presidency of the country in Miguel Diaz-Canel, 60, in 2018.
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