Cuban President Raúl Castro said Friday that he's going to retire. He didn't give a timeline but suggested he's going to make an annuncement Sunday. In the meantime, his most likely heir -- Ramiro Valdés, the island's most feared man -- is moving into position.
Hugo Chavez reported on his latest cancer surgery today. The Venezuelan leader said the two-centimeter tumor was cancerous; however he was optimistic saying vital signs, including blood pressure, were "favorable."