Fidel Castro, will officially step down as the communist party's first secretary, paving the way for the election of his brother, Raul. We look back at Fidel Castro's 45 years as leader of the island nation in this collection from the UPI archives.
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Fidel Castro is pictured with screen stars Maureen O'Hara (L) and Alec Guinness (R) at Havana's Cathedral Square on May 13, 1959 during visit to set of Columbia Pictures Film "Our Man in Havana," which is on location in Havana. (UPI Photo/FILE)
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