As Fidel Castro steps down, a political shakeup in Cuba?
Delegates since Saturday have debated more than 300 proposals to overhaul the struggling economy. Details on who will fill leadership roles are expected to emerge later today.
Supposedly Cuba Lays Foundation For A New Leader
Cuba on Tuesday made the most significant change to its leadership since the 1959 revolution, naming someone other than the Castro brothers for the first time to fill the second-highest position in the Communist Party and possibly setting the stage for their eventual successor.
The “new” leader is eighty year old José Ramón Machado, an old crony who managed to stick it out all these years without going the way of Camilo Cienfuegos or Che Guevara.
Gives new meaning to “everything old is new again”.
As Ileana Ros-Lehtien said, There Is Nothing New About The Same Old Tired Dictators Oppressing The Cuban People