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Caribbean urged to brace for increased rainfall this wet season

Jamaica Star 30 Apr 2021
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The Barbados-based Caribbean Climate Outlook Forum (CariCOF) says the transition into the wet season is forecast to increase rainfall amounts in the Bahamas, the Cayman Islands, Cuba and the Guianas ... Western Cuba, and the United states Virgin Islands.
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Castros escape accountability

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 22 Apr 2021
Cuba’s transition moves 89-year-old Raul Castro nearer to the day that he, like his brother Fidel, who handed Raul full political control in 2011 and died at age 90 in 2016, may die without ever being held accountable for what he did in power.
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What awaits Cuba without a Castro? Country takes leap into unknown

The Irish Times 20 Apr 2021
When Raúl Castro retired as Cuba’s top leader on Monday, he had a warning for a nation increasingly divided over the legacy of its communist revolution ... Since 1959, when Raúl and his older brother, Fidel, led an insurgency against a US-backed dictator to victory, Cuba has been led by a Castro.
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A Cuba without a Castro? A country steps into the unknown

Indian Express 20 Apr 2021
When Raúl Castro retired as Cuba’s top leader Monday, he left a warning for a nation increasingly divided over the legacy of its communist revolution ... Since 1959, when Raúl and his older brother, Fidel, led an insurgency against a U.S.-backed dictator to victory, Cuba has been led by a Castro.
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Cuba's Communist Party appoints Miguel Diaz-Canel as leader

RTE 19 Apr 2021
The succession marks the end of six decades of rule by brothers Fidel and Raul Castro, who led Cuba's leftist 1959 revolution, in a transition to a younger leadership ... Before Raul Castro, Fidel ruled Cuba for nearly half a century from 1959 to 2006, when he fell ill.
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Cuba leadership: Díaz-Canel named Communist Party chief

BBC News 19 Apr 2021
Cuba's Communist Party has announced Miguel Díaz-Canel will succeed Raúl Castro as the party's first secretary. Mr Díaz-Canel, who in 2018 succeeded Mr Castro as Cuba's president, had been widely tipped for the arguably more influential post of party leader ... By Will Grant, BBC Cuba correspondent.
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Cuba gets new leader as last Castro retires

Sina 19 Apr 2021
The succession marks the end of six decades of rule by brothers Fidel and Raul Castro, who led Cuba’s leftist 1959 revolution, in a transition to a younger generation that worked its way up the party ranks rather than forging itself through guerilla warfare ... But he stressed Cuba would not renounce “the principles of the revolution and socialism.”.
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Cuba’s Communist Party appoints Miguel Diaz-Canel as leader, replacing Raul Castro

Raw Story 19 Apr 2021
The succession marks the end of six decades of rule by brothers Fidel and Raul Castro, who led Cuba's leftist 1959 revolution, in a transition to a younger generation that worked its way up the party ranks rather than forging itself through guerilla warfare ... A page turns in Cuba as Raul Castro makes way for next generation.
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Cuban President Diaz-Canel made Communist Party leader, ending Castro era

Metro USA 19 Apr 2021
The succession marks the end of six decades of rule by brothers Fidel and Raul Castro, who led Cuba’s leftist 1959 revolution, in a transition to a younger generation that worked its way up the party ranks rather than forging itself through guerrilla warfare.
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Monday briefing: Fury at plot to split football

Yahoo Daily News 19 Apr 2021
Shell and Chevron defended their climate goals, with the latter saying it engages in “honest conversations about the energy transition”.* * *. Cuba after the Castros – Raúl Castro’s announcement on Friday that he is to retire and bring 62 years of Castro rule to a close caused barely a ripple on the island, even if it sent waves around the world ... .
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The Castros Still Run Cuba

Wall Street Journal 18 Apr 2021
Raúl Castro announced his resignation as chief of Cuba’s Communist Party on Friday ... For many years Cuba has not really operated as a communist or socialist state ... Castro in 2018 as part of a faux transition of power. In Cuba, the Castro family leads with an iron fist, and the party and government follow suit.
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Castro family era ends in Cuba

The News International 18 Apr 2021
Raul Castro has said he is stepping down as head of Cuba’s Communist Party, ending an era of formal leadership that began with his brother Fidel and country’s 1959 revolution, foreign media reported on Saturday ... The transition comes at a difficult time for Cuba, with many on the island anxious about what lies ahead.
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RPT: ANALYSIS - Raul Castro Retirement Unlikely to Alter Cuba's Domestic, External Policies

Urdu Point 17 Apr 2021
Whether this transition will produce significant political or economic reforms in Cuba is yet to be seen," he said ... transition from his undisputed rule to that of the new generation could have been rocky and exploited by the regime's opponents within and outside of Cuba," he said.
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Castro era ends in Cuba as Raul confirms he's retiring

International Business Times 17 Apr 2021
Transition period. The transition comes as Cuba faces the worst economic crisis since the collapse of former benefactor the Soviet Union, while there are signs of growing frustration, especially among younger Cubans ... Castro said Cuba was ready for a "new type of relationship with the United States without ...
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Raúl Castro says he will step down, marking end of era as Cuba faces economic crisis

Finger Lakes Times 17 Apr 2021
What effect if any the transition will have on U.S.-Cuba relations is uncertain ... The smooth and scripted party transition took place amid a brutal economic crisis and rare displays of public dissent that will challenge the largely untested Díaz-Canel’s skills as the regime’s ...
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