On April 19, the long awaited generational shift in Cuban politics will happen: none of the leaders of the Communist-ruled island’s next government are likely to be elderly former fighters from the 1959 leftist revolution.

Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz died in Havana, Cuba on November 26, 2016.
Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz died in Havana, Cuba on November 26, 2016. (Reuters)

On April 19, after six decades, Cuba will witness the end of the Castro era. 

It will be a historic moment for a nation where much has gone unchanged since 1959. 

TRT World's Ediz Tiyansan looks back at Fidel Castro and his leadership.

Source: TRT World