Cuba says its citizens will be offered full internet access on mobile phones beginning Thursday, becoming one of the last nations to do so.
Posada Carriles was among a core group of Cuban exiles trained by the CIA in the early 1960s in a failed effort to overthrow Fidel Castro's fledgling communist government.
Diaz-Canel was the country’s first Vice President and a long-time protégé of Raul Castro, the leader of the communist nation since 2008 when he took over from the longtime leader, his brother Fidel.
Castro, who led the country’s government since 2008 when his brother Fidel fell ill, will pass the baton to his handpicked successor.
Castro is expected to pass the presidency to 57-year-old Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel.
Covering all the latest news as the United States eeestablishes connections with Cuba after more than 50 years.