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Cuban President Raul Castro (L) talks with First Vice-Presidente Miguel Diaz-Canel during the First Annual Session of the Cuban Parliament at the Convention Palace in Havana.(AFP File Photo)

Diaz-Canel is Cuba’s new president as Raul Castro steps aside

By Agence France-Presse | Agence France-Presse, Havana
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2018 07:18 PM IST
Raul Castro has passed Cuba’s presidency to Miguel Diaz-Canel, putting the island’s government in the hands of someone outside the Castro family for the first time in nearly six decades.
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