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Fidel Castro's Five Decades in Power

Fidel Castro, Cuba's revolutionary leader who ousted a military dictatorship to install the first communist regime in the Western Hemisphere, announced that he is stepping down as president, ending his half-century rule.

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Uncertainty in Cuba as Castro Steps Down
Article | MEXICO CITY, Feb. 19 -- Fidel Castro, the Marxist revolutionary and nemesis of 10 U.S. presidents, resigned as Cuba's paramount leader Tuesday after dominating the island's politics and society for nearly five decades.

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