Cuba: Raul Castro to lead Communist Party until 2021
Cuban President Raul Castro steps down on the 19th April
🇨🇺 Cuba's President Raul Castro to step down | Al Jazeera English
Cuban government selecting new president to replace Raul Castro
Life After Castro: Who Is Cuba’s Next President? | NYT News
Castro was appointed the Cuban President of the Council of State and President of the Council of Ministers. He stepped down as President, but remains the first secretary of the Communist Party, holding ultimate power and authority over state and government.