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The Latest: Raul Castro had left Cuba’s presidency

The Latest: Raul Castro had left Cuba's presidency
The Associated Press

HAVANA (AP) — The Latest on Raul Castro’s handover of Cuba’s presidency (all times local):

9 a.m.

Raul Castro has passed Cuba’s presidency to Miguel Diaz-Canel, putting the island’s government in the hands of someone outside the Castro family for the first time in nearly six decades. He remains head of the powerful Communist Party that oversees political and social activities.

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