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The Dictatorship Remains Intact with a New President in Cuba

Even with a new president, the Castro clan appears to have a firm grip on power well into the future. A real transition will begin when the Cuban people are able to choose their own leaders in open, free, and … Continue reading

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Another Castro in the Wings

In January, Alejandro Castro Espin also traveled, with Raul, to Costa Rica for a conclave of Latin American and Caribbean leaders, presumably interacting with many of them. A month later he led a Cuban delegation to Moscow where he signed a joint defense agreement. Married in the mid-1980s, he honeymooned in Leningrad around the time of Mikhail Gorbachev’s ascent to power.

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