Raul Castro, now 90 years old and “retired” from Cuban political life

During his term, he implemented a series of economic reforms to "update" the island's economic and social model. A decade after being implemented is still insufficient, according to economists familiar with the Cuban reality.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Former Cuban President Raul Castro turns 90 on Thursday, June 3, a few weeks after retiring from political life. However, he still has a voice and vote in the "strategic decisions of the country", on which he will continue to be consulted by the new leadership.

The youngest of the Castro family, who came to power on an interim basis in 2006 due to the illness of his brother Fidel and officially in 2008, transferred last April to President Miguel Díaz-Canel the position of the first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC . . .

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