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Castro limos now Havana taxis

Posted: June 22, 2014 at 3:51 a.m.

In this June 18, 2014 photo, taxi driver Moises Suarez navigates the Soviet-made limousine that he rents from the government in Havana, Cuba. Today the fleet of limos that were once part of Fidel Castro's fleet have been decommissioned and repurposed as Havana taxi cabs, at the service of tourists who want a little slice of history to go with their ride across town. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes)

HAVANA -- In a former life they were the "comandante's" cars: A fleet of black, boxy, Soviet-made limousines that for years were at the disposal of the presidency in Fidel Castro's Cuba.

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