Miguel Diaz-Canel

Cuba marks end of an era as Castro hands over to Diaz-Canel

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 - 10:40 GMT

Cuba's new president Miguel Diaz-Canel on Thursday became the country's first leader in nearly 60 years who is not named Castro.

Cuba parliament elects Diaz-Canel to replace Castro as president

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 - 01:31 GMT

Cuba lawmakers announced on Thursday they had elected the sole candidate Miguel Diaz-Canel to replace Raul Castro as president on Thursday.

Cuba's one-party socialist system among last in world

Sun, 11 Mar 2018 - 10:00 GMT

Cubans vote on Sunday to ratify two official lists of candidates for the national and provincial assemblies.

Cuba delays historic handover from Castro to new president

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 - 10:16 GMT

Communist-run Cuba extended the term of its current leadership to April, signaling a two-month delay in the historic handover from Raul Castro to a new president.

Cuban opposition falls at first hurdle as Castro handover looms

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 - 02:10 GMT

Cuban opposition leaders said they failed to get anyone nominated as a candidate for municipal elections, falling at the first hurdle.