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World The era Castro in Cuba comes to an end: Raúl Castro gives the scepter from

00:05  17 april  2021
00:05  17 april  2021 Source:   spiegel.de

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Raul Castro said Friday he is resigning as head of Cuba 's Communist Party, ending an era of formal leadership by he and his brother Fidel Castro that began with the 1959 revolution. The 89-year-old Castro made the announcement Friday in a speech at the opening of the Eighth congress of the ruling party, the In January, Diaz-Canel finally pulled the trigger on a plan approved two congresses ago to unify the island's dual currency system, giving rise to fears of inflation. He also threw the doors open to a broader range of private enterprise — a category long banned or tightly restricted — permitting

60 years after Fidel Castro has proclaimed socialism in Cuba, his brother Raúl now occurs. In the middle of the Corona pandemic, the state party is sorted back behind President Díaz-Canel.

  Die Ära Castro in Kuba geht zu Ende: Raúl Castro gibt das Zepter ab © Ariel Ley Royero / dpa

In Kuba , the era Castro comes to an end: on a congress of the Communist Unity Party, which started on Friday in Havana , the previous party leader Raúl Castro leaves the office. In addition to the 89-year-old brother of the 2016 deceased longtime president and revolutionary leader Fidel Castro also say goodbye to the 90-year José Ramón Machado Ventura and the 88-year-old Ramiro Valdés from the party's leadership rates.

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When Raul Castro announced three years ago that he would step down in 2021 as head of Cuba 's all-powerful communist party, he surely envisioned the island on firmer economic footing and the transition to a new generation of leadership nearly complete.

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More than six decades, the Brothers Castro stood at the top of the Caribbean State, so most inhabitants have no memory of the time before this era. Probably on Monday President Miguel Díaz-Canel, who is almost for an epochal change at his 60 years, is to be chosen for the new first secretary of the Communist Party of Cubas (PCC).

The president office had taken over Díaz-Canel in 2018 by Raúl Castro. It was the first generation change at the Cuban state spike since the revolution. Raúl Castros older brother Fidel, who is still worshiped in Cuba as Máximo Líder, had led Cuba's government transactions from 1959 to 2006. As the revolutionary leader suffered, Raúl Castro took over the government transactions in 2006 and was formally elected to the head of state in 2008. Now the 89-year-old also sets the highest party office next to the President Team.

»A country dreaming and continuing: Today, the 8th party congress of PCC begins," Díaz-Canel wrote on Friday in the online service Twitter . He announced a "congress of continuity". Also at the Kubas politics, nothing will change, promised the president.

The Cuban economy lasts highly heavier US sanctions during the term of office of the ex-President Donald Trump and under the burglary of tourism in the Corona Pandemic. Trump's sanctions resulted in the cruise ships with the US tourists and finally also the transfers that the Cubans received from their relatives abroad.

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