(HAVANA) — Cuba on Wednesday selected 57-year-old First Vice President Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez as sole candidate to succeed Raul Castro as president of Cuba, the centerpiece of an effort to ensure that the country’s single-party system outlasts the aging revolutionaries who created it. The virtually certain unanimous approval of the National Assembly will install…

via A Non-Castro Will Be Cuba’s President for the First Time in Almost 60 Years — TIME

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