February 19, 2008 12:06 AM Subscribe
posted by crossoverman (132 comments total)
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"I neither will aspire to nor will I accept -- I repeat -- I neither will aspire to nor will I accept, the position of president of the council of state and commander in chief," says Castro in Cuban newspaper Granma - where he regularly posts his thoughts on international news
He transfered power to his brother
in 2006 - and was reported to have recovered last year, resuming most of his day-to-day duties as leader of Cuba; a position he held for 49 years.