A new era in Cuba? | Inside Story


For the first time in 60 years, Cuba will not have a Castro at the helm.
89-year-old Raul Castro is relinquishing his position as head of the Communist Party.
He says he wants to pass the baton to a younger generation.
Raul and his late brother Fidel began their leadership of Cuba after the Communist Revolution in 1959.
As he now heads into retirement Raul leaves a country wracked by the economic effects of coronavirus and U.S. sanctions and with growing signs of dissent.
So will this bring political change?
And what about relations with the United States?
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