Cuban President Raul Castro said he won’t seek another term after being re-elected yesterday for five years, which will put an end to the Castros almost five- decade rule over the communist island.
“This will be my ultimate mandate,” Castro said in a speech to the National Assembly, joined by his brother, Fidel.
Miguel Diaz Canel, 52, was elected as first-vice president by the National Assembly yesterday, putting him next in line to be president. He’s an education minister who didn’t fight alongside the Castros in the Cuban revolution.
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