Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
As Cuban President Raul Castro prepares to step down next month, ending his family's six-decade grip on power, his successor will be faced with major challenges, including the implementation of economic reforms vital for the island's future. Cubans went to the polls Sunday to ratify a new National Assembly, who will choose the future president. Raul – who is now 86 – will remain at the head of the all-powerful Communist Party of Cuba until the next congress in 2021 .But his number two, Miguel Diaz-Canel, is poised to take his place as president.
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE