Cuba: Havana heads to polls before selection of post-Castro president

Voters in Havana, and across Cuba, went to polling stations on Sunday to select members of the one-party National Assembly, who will subsequently select the country's new president. Footage showed First Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel welcoming Cubans to the polling stations. Diaz-Canel is widely expected to take over for Cuban President Raul Castro, who will step down from the role of... Еще President . One young voter, Dayana Hernandez, stated that as «a young person I'm grateful to live this historic change. The Castros have been very good to our country and changed everything as it was before but it's also important for newer generations to come forward.» The upcoming vote will bring an era to an end and signify change for the country, as a Castro has been the head of state for nearly 60 years.

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