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News Cuba: A New Cuba After the Castros? Not Quite

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/20/opinion/cuba-castro-diaz-canel-communism.html
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

It’s been 60 years since anyone other than a Castro was at the head of the Cuban state, so the installation of Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez as president in Havana this week does rank as a symbolic moment. But not much more, at least for the moment.

News Cuba: First clues emerge about Cuba's future under new president

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/clues-emerge-cubas-future-president-54600571
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Miguel Diaz-Canel has been the presumptive next president of Cuba since 2013, when Raul Castro named the laconic former provincial official to the important post of first vice president and lauded him as "neither a novice nor an improviser," high praise in ...

News Cuba: On GPS: Cuba after the Castros

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/video/news/on-gps-cuba-after-the-castros/vi-AAw83mg
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Author Julia Sweig tells Fareed structural economic reforms are 'nowhere on the agenda' for Cuba's ruling class. CBS News 1:02 1 hr ago

News Cuba: Cuba's National Assembly announces Miguel Diaz-Canel as new president

News channel or source: https://www.cnn.com/2018/04/18/americas/cuba-end-of-castro-era/index.html
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

Havana, Cuba (CNN)For the first time in the lives of most Cubans, a man not named Castro will lead the Communist-run island nation. Cuba's National Assembly announced Thursday that First Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel, 57, will replace Raul Castro as the ...

News Cuba: Castro bows out in Cuba but Cold War chill returns with U.S.

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-cuba-politics-usa-analysis/castro-bows-out-in-cuba-but-cold-war-chill-returns-with-u-s-idUSKBN1HR2PU
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

HAVANA (Reuters) - Raul Castro has stepped down as president and his brother Fidel is dead but U.S. relations with Cuba are frostier than in years, with their reopened embassies nearly empty and President Donald Trump hinting at measures that could further ...

News Cuba: For generations, Cuba's Fidel and Raul Castro vexed U.S. presidents

News channel or source: http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-fg-cuba-castros-presidents-20180419-htmlstory.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

For the White House, the conundrum of Cuba began in 1959, when a six-year revolution led by Fidel Castro and Che Guevara finally convinced Cuba’s president and despotic ruler Fulgencio Batista it was time to pack a bag and flee. Decade after decade the ...

News Cuba: Who Is Miguel Díaz-Canel, Cuba’s New President?

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/19/world/americas/miguel-diaz-canel-bermudez-cuba.html
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

HAVANA — As soon as Cuba and the Obama administration decided to restore diplomatic relations, decades of bitter stagnation began to give way. Embassies were being reopened. Americans streamed to the island. The curtain was suddenly pulled back from Cuba ...

News Cuba: Cuba's Raul Castro passes baton to loyal successor Miguel Diaz-Canel

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/cubas-raul-castro-passes-baton-205048309.html
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

For the first time in more than 40 years, a Castro is not the president of Cuba. A new and younger face, Miguel Diaz-Canel, is now at the top of the Communist nation's government. He is promising reform, but it's not yet clear if much will change.

News Cuba: Putin congratulates Cuba's new president on his election: Kremlin

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-russia-cuba-putin/putin-congratulates-cubas-new-president-on-his-election-kremlin-idUSKBN1HR2VL
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, spoke with Cuba’s new President Miguel Diaz-Canel and ex-president Raul Castro over the phone on Friday, the Kremlin said on its website. Putin congratulated Diaz-Canel on his election and his ...

News Cuba: Cuba Without Castro: New President Sworn in Right after One-candidate Vote

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/cuba-without-castro-president-sworn-124942507.html
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Cuba swears in its new president on Thursday, with outgoing leader Raul Castro, 86, handing over power to his first vice-president, Miguel Diaz-Canel, 57. The country's 605-member National Assembly of People's Power, a legislative body, gathers in the ...