News Politics Social Issues

Raul Castro to step down as Cuba’s president

Cuban President, Raul Castro

Cuban President Raul Castro will step down in April 2018 straight after elections that same month to choose his successor, according to a vote Thursday, December 21, in the island state’s National Assembly.

The vote pushed back the date of the general elections, which were initially to be held at the end of February, because of disruption caused by a hurricane in September.

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE:   FRUSTRUATION! Man Threatens Suicide Unless Zamfara State Governor Steps Down (Photo)

The elections will now take place on April 19.

Castro, 86, will hand over power shortly afterward to the president-elect.

Kindly share this story

Similar Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.