The very short statement
Fidel Castro and read on Cuban television
Monday evening strongly suggests that
Fidel Castro is ready to step away from
his position as President of Cuba saying
"My elemental duty is not to hold on to positions and less to obstruct the
path of younger people"
Those may seem like simple words but it makes sense paving the way for Carlos
Lage to step in as President and
Raul Castro to step out of power.
Also, it's possible that this short message could be
Fidel Castro's last wish
meaning that he may be unable to write much more and close to death. He
see that the end is near and is doing what he can to ensure the smooth
transition of power in
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