Chapter . Castro Quits!
His enemies had been waiting for this day more than fifty years ... kind of. Most people thought Fidel Castro wouldn’t give up his dictatorship in Cuba until after he’d smoked his last cigar. But the Cuban “president” surprised everyone when, in ailing health, he announced that he’d be handing over control of the country to his brother, Raúl Castro. It was the end of an era, but meant little political change for dysfunctional communist Cuba.