Raul promotes youngsters
President Raúl Castro has made three changes to his Cabinet. He has appointed Miguel Diaz-Canel as the new Vice President of the Council of Ministers. He replaces 89 year old Jose Ramon Fernandez who has become a presidential advisor.
Rodolfo Alarcon Ortiz becomes the new Minister of Higher Education and Elba Rosa Montoya is the new Science, Technology and Environment Minister according to the official Granma daily newspaper.