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Cuba’s new leader defends Maduro on first foreign visit, calls boycotted polls ‘overwhelming success’

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel rallied to the defense of embattled ally Nicolas Maduro on his first foreign visit Wednesday, calling on Latin American nations to support a victim of a political and economic war. The Cuban, who succeeded Raul Castro on April 19, was received with open arms by Maduro’s government on his arrival at Caracas’ Maiquetia airport. “Very happy to be in Venezuela and long live the Bolivarian revolution…