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Will Castro's Resignation Bring a More Democratic Cuba?

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Will Castro's Resignation Bring a More Democratic Cuba?

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Will Castro's Resignation Bring a More Democratic Cuba?

Will Castro's Resignation Bring a More Democratic Cuba?

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Nearly 50 years after seizing power, Cuban dictator Fidel Castro resigned his post as the country's president. Many are hoping for reforms under Fidel's brother, Raul — Cuba's acting president.

Farai Chideya talks with Miami Herald Cuba reporter Francis Robles about the resignation and the future of the communist nation.