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Fidel Castro gives brother Raul more power


Fidel Castro in New York in 1959 (Photographer: Alejandro Saavedra/photo courtesy of Mike Wilkins)

Fidel Castro made his first public appearance in five years today as his brother Raul was officially made head of Cuba's ruling Communist Party. Raul Castro took over the presidency from Fidel five years ago. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with professor Andy Gomez of the University of Miami about the significance of the announcement.

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