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Raul Castro has been a very popular politician when it comes to the world of Communism. He was a Cuban politician who served as the first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba. Raul Castro’s brother Fidel Castro had also been a leading figure in communism. Raul succeeded his brother Fidel in April 2011.
Raul Castro has been very successful throughout the years.
On 24 February 2008, Raul Castro was elected as the President of the Council of state and Ministers. Under the administration of Raul Castro, people witnessed economic reforms. He increased food production and allowed the farmers to lease the state-owned land. Raul Castro also negotiated many death sentences between 2008 and 2010. Around the midseason of 2008, he reformed the salary structure, which insisted high wage salary for hard-working employees.
Family and Personal Life
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Castro married Vilma Epsin, daughter of a reputed lawyer for Bacardi Rum Company. Vilma was a chemical engineer from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. After tying knots on 26 January 1959, Vilma became the president of the Cuban Federation of Women. Alejandro Castro Epsin is their only son, and they have three daughters- Deborah, Mariela, Nilsa, respectively.
|Wife's/Spouse's Name||Vilma Epsin (m.1959)|
|Children/Kids||Yes (Mariela Castro, Alejandro Castro Espin, Nilsa Castro, Deborah Castro)|
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Net Worth, Nationality and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Raul Modesto Castro Ruz|
|Age (as of today)||92 years|
|Date of Birth||June 3, 1931|
|Place of Birth||Biran, Cuba|
|Height||1.75 m, 5 feet 9 inches|
|Weight||76 kg, 167.5 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$150 Million|
Height, Weight, and Age
Raul Castro's height is pretty average measuring 1.75 m. Raul Castro weighs 76 kg. Being born on June 3, 1931, translates to an age of 92 years as of todays date (November 19, 2023).
I was not chosen to be president to restore capitalism to Cuba. I was elected to defend, maintain and continue to perfect socialism, not destroy it.Raul Castro
No country is 100 percent free of human rights abuses.Raul Castro
In Cuba, taking into account the long fight for our independence and sovereignty, we will defend the one-party system in the face of the games, demagogy and the marketing of politics.Raul Castro
In Cuba we have one party, but in the U.S. there is very little difference. Both parties are an expression of the ruling class.Raul Castro
As a point of fact, I am not used to making frequent appearances in public, except at times when it is required.Raul Castro