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Raúl Castro

Former First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba and former President of Cuba


Raúl Castro
Raúl Castro

Raúl Modesto Castro Ruz is a retired Cuban politician and general who served as the first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba, the most senior position in the one-party communist state, from 2011 to 2021, succeeding his brother, Fidel Castro as well as the 16th President of Cuba from 2006 to 2018.

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