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 (R) addressed students at the State Technical University in Santiago on November 29, 1971. (UPI Photo/FILE)
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