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Cuba After Castro: What Lies Ahead?

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Cuban leader Fidel Castro announced on Tuesday that he is stepping down as President of Cuba after 49 years in power. At 81, Castro will not seek re-election, and will transfer power to his brother, Raul. Guests discuss how Cubans are reacting to Castro's resignation.


Anthony Boadle, Reuters bureau chief, Cuba

Peter Kornbluh, director of the Cuba Documentation Project, National Security Archive

Brian Latell, senior research associate at the Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies at the University of Miami; author of After Fidel: The Inside Story of Castro's Regime and Cuba's Next Leader

Jaime Suchliki, director of the Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies and professor of history and international studies at the University of Miami

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