Havana - The Council of State of the Republic of Cuba, taking into account the proposal of its President Miguel Diaz-Canel agreed to promote Jorge Luis Tapia Fonseca to vice president of the Council of Ministers, the daily Granma reported this Wednesday.
Tapia, with a bachelor's degree in Economics, served since 2008 as First Secretary of the Provincial Committee of the Cuban Communist Party in Ciego de Avila province, and from September 2012 occupied the same position in Camagüey.
Likewise, it was agreed to relieve Ulises Rosales del Toro, of proven leadership capacity, from the post of vice president of the Council of Ministers with the purpose of devoting himself to the enhancement of the plant-based protein program designed by the Commander in Chief of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, an activity that he manages due to the results obtained and the potential of the project.
Washington - Havana City Historian Eusebio Leal, one of Cuba's most recognized intellectuals, is now a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAA&S).
Cuba's Ambassador to the United States, Jose Ramon Cabañas, attended the commencement ceremony on Leal's behalf on Saturday at the Cambridge-based Academy.Read More
Paris - Cuba meets this month an extensive program within the Executive Board of Unesco, which focuses its work on the follow-up to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, said the permanent delegation of the island.Read More
The XIV edition of the Ibero-American Congress of Thought, to be held here from October 25 to 27, invites us to reflect on Caribbean cultural diversity among the countries of the region.Read More