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Cuba: Castros, communism and cigars
Havana, Cuba, April 17, 2018 (AFP) - Cuba opens a new chapter when Raul Castro steps down from the presidency on April 19, ending six decades of single-family rule launched by his brother Fidel.
Here are some key facts about the island.
Ties between communist Cuba and the United States, roughly 150 kilometers (90 miles) apart, have been fraught due to US occupations and Cold War enmity that took the neighbors to the brink of nuclear war.
A historic ...