Miguel Diaz-Canel

HAVANA | Cuba approves new leader’s Cabinet with old faces in place

HAVANA — Cuban lawmakers on Saturday approved the Cabinet named by new President Miguel Diaz-Canel, keeping most of the ministers from Raul Castro‘s government in place, except for in the key post of economic reform. At the same time, the national assembly received a proposed reform of Cuba’s 1976 constitution that would reshape its government, … Continue reading HAVANA | Cuba approves new leader’s Cabinet with old faces in place

HAVANA | The Latest: US lawmaker sees no real change in Cuba

HAVANA | April 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  The Latest on Raul Castro’s handover of Cuba’s presidency (all times local): 1:25 p.m. One of the fiercest congressional critics of Cuba’s government says the island’s new president is a “thug” who is just the “same as the old boss.” Florida Republican Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen says Congress sees Thursday’s … Continue reading HAVANA | The Latest: US lawmaker sees no real change in Cuba