Raúl Castro, first secretary of the Cuban Communist Party and the country’s former president, clasps hands with Cuban President Miguel Mario Díaz-Canel Bermúdez during the closing session at the National Assembly of Popular Power in 2019 in Havana.

Raul Castro, First Secretary of the Communist Party and former president and Cuba’s President Miguel Diaz-Canel clasp hands during the closing session at the National Assembly of Popular Power in Havana, Cuba, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019(AP Photo / Ramon Espinosa)