Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Fidel Castro Steps Down

Fidel Castro has announced he is stepping down as President of Cuba. You can read his statement in English, Spanish and Arabic. Castro had temporarily handed power to his younger brother, Raul Castro in July of 2006, but still held the title of President.

Want to read more about US reactions and what this means for Cuba? Check out the Washington Post's "Fidel Castro Stepping Down as Cuba's President."

Interested in additional resources on Cuba? Check out the library's guide, which contains links to government web sites, both in Cuba and the US.

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