After falling very ill, Fidel Castro passed over his role as president onto his younger brother, Raul Castro, who made new political decisions and rules on Saturday.
According CNN.com, President Castro made changes to the terms of political and state officials to two consecutive terms of 5 years.
In a report from AP, President Castro also emphasized the importance of getting rid of ration books and other subsidies and focusing on supply and demand in some areas of the country.
President Casto's new proposed changes to the politics of the country is a plan to "rejuvenate the country's politics." There has not been success of finding younger leaders that are "adequately prepared." After taking over for Fidel Castro, Raul will be around 86 at the end of his 2nd term.