Under a draft of Cuba’s new constitution, retired President Raúl Castro, right, and new President Miguel Díaz-Canel are still expected to play major roles. The constitution creates the positions of prime minister, president of the republic and a joint president of the National Assembly and the Council of State. The two are shown here on July 21, 2018, when the National Assembly discussed a draft of the constitution.
Under a draft of Cuba’s new constitution, retired President Raúl Castro, right, and new President Miguel Díaz-Canel are still expected to play major roles. The constitution creates the positions of prime minister, president of the republic and a joint president of the National Assembly and the Council of State. The two are shown here on July 21, 2018, when the National Assembly discussed a draft of the constitution. Alexandre Meneghini Pool via AP File
Under a draft of Cuba’s new constitution, retired President Raúl Castro, right, and new President Miguel Díaz-Canel are still expected to play major roles. The constitution creates the positions of prime minister, president of the republic and a joint president of the National Assembly and the Council of State. The two are shown here on July 21, 2018, when the National Assembly discussed a draft of the constitution. Alexandre Meneghini Pool via AP File

Cuba is proposing a new ‘collective’ form of leadership. How will it work under its new constitution?

July 26, 2018 12:00 AM