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 throws out the first pitch to open a new season of baseball in Havana, Cuba in this April 1960 file photo. (UPI Photo/FILE)
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