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Cuba After Castro: What Lies Ahead?

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Cuban leader Fidel Castro announced on Tuesday that he is stepping down as President of Cuba after 49 years in power. At 81, Castro will not seek re-election, and will transfer power to his brother, Raul. Guests discuss how Cubans are reacting to Castro's resignation.

Guests:

Anthony Boadle, Reuters bureau chief, Cuba

Peter Kornbluh, director of the Cuba Documentation Project, National Security Archive

Brian Latell, senior research associate at the Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies at the University of Miami; author of After Fidel: The Inside Story of Castro's Regime and Cuba's Next Leader

Jaime Suchliki, director of the Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies and professor of history and international studies at the University of Miami

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