In this July 26, 2009 file photo, Cuba's authorities, from right, President Raul Castro, Vice-President Jose Ramon Machado Ventura and Revolutionary Commander Ramiro Valdes attend a rally marking Cuba’s Day of National Rebellion in Holguin, Cuba. Photo: AP In this July 26, 2009 file photo, Cuba's authorities, from right, President Raul Castro, Vice-President Jose Ramon Machado Ventura and Revolutionary Commander Ramiro Valdes attend a rally marking Cuba’s Day of National Rebellion in Holguin, Cuba. Photo: AP
In this July 26, 2009 file photo, Cuba's authorities, from right, President Raul Castro, Vice-President Jose Ramon Machado Ventura and Revolutionary Commander Ramiro Valdes attend a rally marking Cuba’s Day of National Rebellion in Holguin, Cuba. Photo: AP
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Cuba’s Castro era officially ends this week. What’s next?

Raul Castro steps down as president on Thursday, closing a chapter of history that began when late brother Fidel seized power in the 1959 revolution

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In this July 26, 2009 file photo, Cuba's authorities, from right, President Raul Castro, Vice-President Jose Ramon Machado Ventura and Revolutionary Commander Ramiro Valdes attend a rally marking Cuba’s Day of National Rebellion in Holguin, Cuba. Photo: AP In this July 26, 2009 file photo, Cuba's authorities, from right, President Raul Castro, Vice-President Jose Ramon Machado Ventura and Revolutionary Commander Ramiro Valdes attend a rally marking Cuba’s Day of National Rebellion in Holguin, Cuba. Photo: AP
In this July 26, 2009 file photo, Cuba's authorities, from right, President Raul Castro, Vice-President Jose Ramon Machado Ventura and Revolutionary Commander Ramiro Valdes attend a rally marking Cuba’s Day of National Rebellion in Holguin, Cuba. Photo: AP
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