And he talks about writing more “reflections” in the newspaper.
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A transfer of authority has certainly taken place through last July’s temporary delegation of executive powers. Decisions are being made, and there’s every likelihood that those in charge now will continue to be in charge once Fidel Castro fully withdraws from the scene.
Legally, that’s a succession. In practical terms, not quite. Fidel Castro’s presence is still felt, to a greater degree than just a few months ago, although his distance from current government issues – in public at least – gives him a certain comandante emeritus quality. By all lights Raul Castro has not yet filled his brother’s political space. There are more chapters to come.
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