• Raul, to succeed brother, Castro as next Cuban President

    Raul, to succeed brother, Castro as next Cuban President

    Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel, is naturally supposed to be the one next in line to succeed Castro although he is outside the small circle of guerrilla war veterans and not a family member.

     

    He, Miguel Diaz-Canel, seems to be ideal  to a few  but he lacks Castro’s Charisma and Raul’s Military experience.

    But he has been “a good soldier in the shadows,” Christopher Sabatini, an international policy lecturer at Christopher Sabatini President Raul Castro named Diaz-Canel as his deputy in 2013.

    While Raul […]

  • Trump responds to Castro’s death with a tweet

    Trump responds to Castro’s death with a tweet

    President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday weighed in on the death of Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, with a simple tweet reading “Fidel Castro is dead!”

    Castro, Cuba’s former president died on Friday aged 90 after defying the United States during a half-century of iron-fisted rule.

    During his campaign, Trump threatened if elected to reverse the historic rapprochement between the two countries realized under President Barack Obama.

    “All of the concessions that Barack Obama has granted the Castro regime were done through executive order, which […]