Cuba elected a new National Assembly.
There wasn’t much of a surprise – there was exactly one candidate for each seat.
But that assembly will be picking the country’s first president in nearly 60 years who is not from the Castro family.
CGTN’s Michael Voss reports from Havana.
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- Carlos Alzugaray is a former Cuban diplomat and educator.
- Hugo Cancio is the president of Fuego Enterprises, Inc. and editor-in-chief of OnCuba magazine.
- Luis Carlos Battista is a Cuban lawyer.
Cuba is about to get a new president, and it will not be a Castro after nearly 60 years of their leadership.
— Al Jazeera English (@AJEnglish) March 12, 2018
— Bloomberg Politics (@bpolitics) March 12, 2018