Fidel Castro Cuban President Resigned

Fidel Castro Cuban President Resigned: Fidel Castro, the legendary leader maximum of Cuba for half a century, is now only a "soldier of ideas", aged 84, after leaving their last position of power, the head of the ruling Communist Party (CCP) on Tuesday.

Shortly before the election of the select CPC political Bureau, 15 members, Fidel confirmed in a newspaper article that had said in March: in July 2006 he resigned "without hesitation" to all his positions, even to the PCC, although in these five years continued to be called first Secretary and second Raul.

"I promised a soldier of the ideas, and this duty can still do so," wrote the former ruler.

Renowned oratory incontinent and man of stands, is engaged in his retirement writing of global problems. In four years of convalescence he only appeared in videos and photos, but in July of 2010 showed a surprising recovery and reappeared in public.

Sole survivor of the protagonists of the cold war and one of the most controversial figures of the 20th century, Castro ruled for 48 years, always facing United States.
The bearded guerrilla, emblematic olive green uniform, came to power on January 1, 1959 after fight 25 months in the Sierra Maestra and topple dictator Fulgencio Batista.

Inspiring of extreme passions, this man of overwhelming personality is considered by his followers a revolutionary humanist, paradigm of Justice; and by his opponents an inflexible, repressive dictator of freedoms.

Having supported leftist armed movements, it reaches the end of his long political career at the time that the left is ruling in several countries in Latin America.
He survives 11 Presidents in the White House, hundreds of conspiracies, the invasion of Bay of pigs, war and economic crises, blockages and the fall of the Berlin wall.
Son of a Galician immigrant landowner and a Cuban farmer, was born on August 13, 1926 in Birán (Southeast), third of seven children.

He lit the fuse of the revolution with the unsuccessful assault on the Moncada barracks in July 1953, and after save prison and exile in Mexico, landed on December 2, 1956 in the southeast of Cuba to fight from the Sierra Maestra.

His successor in the CCP occurs in a historically symbolic date: 50 years ago declared socialist revolution at the funeral of the victims of a bombing that preceded the anti-Castro invasion of Bay of pigs, organized by the CIA.

Although he initially denied being Communist, Castro is the architect of the Cuban socialist system, inspired by Marx, Lenin and the national independence hero José Martí.
He had eight children, Fidelito, with Mirta Díaz-Balart; Alina - exiled in Miami-Natalia revolt, Jorge Angel, with Maria Laborde; and Alexander, Alex, Antonio, Alexis and Angel, with Dalia Soto del Valle, with whom he lives for decades.

However, the "Commander in Chief" will continue to exercise strong influence in the destiny of Cuba, key in the scope and pace of change that promotes his brother.
Said it once: "I never jubilaré policy, the revolution or the ideas that I have". "Power is a slavery and I am your slave."


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