Fidel Castro resigns as President of Cuba.
photograph by Roosewelt Pinheiro/ABr, distributed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Brazil.
Raul Castro is elected president by the National Assembly.
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EU Agrees to Lift Sanctions on Cuba
European Union lifts diplomatic sanction imposed on Cuba in 2003 over crackdown of dissidents.