Cuba’s President and newly elected First Secretary of the Communist Party Miguel Diaz-Canel, left, and former Cuban President Raul Castro in Havana, Cuba, on Monday. Photo: ACN via Reuters Cuba’s President and newly elected First Secretary of the Communist Party Miguel Diaz-Canel, left, and former Cuban President Raul Castro in Havana, Cuba, on Monday. Photo: ACN via Reuters
Cuba’s President and newly elected First Secretary of the Communist Party Miguel Diaz-Canel, left, and former Cuban President Raul Castro in Havana, Cuba, on Monday. Photo: ACN via Reuters

End of the Castro era as Cuba welcomes first civilian leader, Miguel Diaz-Canel

  • Cuba’s president since 2018, Diaz-Canel has now also taken the most senior position of first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC)
  • The transition is unlikely to result in dramatic policy shifts in the one-party system that Diaz-Canel has vowed to safeguard

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Cuba’s President and newly elected First Secretary of the Communist Party Miguel Diaz-Canel, left, and former Cuban President Raul Castro in Havana, Cuba, on Monday. Photo: ACN via Reuters Cuba’s President and newly elected First Secretary of the Communist Party Miguel Diaz-Canel, left, and former Cuban President Raul Castro in Havana, Cuba, on Monday. Photo: ACN via Reuters
Cuba’s President and newly elected First Secretary of the Communist Party Miguel Diaz-Canel, left, and former Cuban President Raul Castro in Havana, Cuba, on Monday. Photo: ACN via Reuters
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