Ramiro Valdes, 85, was proposed as one of the vice presidents in a significant move, thereby keeping in the future government a historical leader who fought in the liberation war along with the Castro brothers.
Cuba is poised for the end of an era today as President Raul Castro steps down, formally handing power to his long-time deputy Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez - and thereby ending his family's decades-long grip on the island since the 1959 revolution.
The National Assembly swore in Mr Diaz-Canel, with 603 out of 604 officials present voting for the 57-year old, marking a generational shift from 86-year old Mr Castro.
State-run media and government-controlled Twitter accounts are promoting what is expected to be a historic handover of the presidency to the first non-Castro to lead the country in almost 60 years.
Fidel Castro, who led a band of rebels that overthrew a US -backed dictator and then ruled for decades, handed over power to Raul Castro in 2008 as his health deteriorated.
Most Cubans know their first vice-president as an uncharismatic figure who until recently maintained a public profile so low it was virtually nonexistent. In the early years after the revolution, four men served as president - some for just a matter of days - before the Cuban Constitution was rewritten in 1976 and Fidel Castro became president for the next three decades.
Khloe Kardashian kicked Tristan Thompson out of home Thompson, 27, hasn't played as much since news broke that he had been cheating on Khloé Kardashian during her pregnancy. Her sisters Kim and Kourtney have been spotted in the city visiting, as has fellow new mother Kylie Jenner .
Nadal: I won't miss Grand Slams like Federer When you get older, you need to adjust a little bit more the efforts and the calendar. "(It) is not in my plan, but I can't say "never" because I cannot predict what's going to be in the future".
Raul received a standing ovation as he entered the Palace of Convention where the National Assembly is meeting. He became higher education minister in 2009 before moving into the vice presidency.
In a video of a Communist Party meeting that inexplicably leaked to the public previous year, Mr Diaz-Canel expressed a series of orthodox positions that included sombrely pledging to shutter some independent media and labelling some European embassies as outposts of foreign subversion. State salaries average $30 a month, leaving workers struggling to feed their families, and often dependent on corruption or remittances from relatives overseas. "I'd like to have more opportunity, to buy a auto, and have a few possessions".
The Florida Republican said in a Wednesday statement that Cuba continues to be oppressed by a single-party system.
A two-day session of the Cuban legislature has started with some bureaucratic business as lawmakers prepare to elect the country's new president.
"It falls on our generation to give continuity to the revolutionary process", said assembly member Jorge Luis Torres, a municipal councilman from central Artemisa province who appeared to be in his 40s.
Price T Rowe Associate Md stated it has 1.94 million shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. 8,010 were reported by Cleararc Capital. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 36,157 shares in the company, valued at $2,397,209.10.
Champions Manchester City made up nearly half of the Professional Footballers' Association's Premier League team of the year . Manchester City dominates with five players: Kyle Walker , Nicolas Otamendi, David Silva, Kevin De Bruyne and Sergio Aguero.
The suit against Jones and his Infowars website was filed Monday in Texas, where Jones is based, according to reports. Jones claimed in the broadcast that the Sandy Hook shooting was faked, the Huffington Post reported.
Kieran Trippier, Mousa Dembele, Eric Dier and Erik Lamela were also taken out of the starting XI, but they did make the bench. Pochettino said: "It was a hard game, the first half was even and the second half we started really well.
All of the Vikings' foes for 2018 have been known since last December but the dates and times of the games will be unveiled. All 32 teams already know which opponents they'll face at home and on the road , but don't know when they'll face off.
Quotable: "I would say my speed separates myself from other players". "To me, Baker Mayfield has all those things". McShay said. "Which I've heard some speculation of, between Barkley and Sam Darnold , if Darnold is available".
Prince performs during the halftime show of the NFL's Super Bowl XLI football game in Miami, Florida, U.S., February 4, 2007. Michael Todd Schulenberg - a physician Prince saw before his death - claimed was done to protect Prince's privacy.
Filing an extension is a generally the best financial move, because failure-to-file fees cost more than failure-to-pay. Unbelievable what some major tax reforms and tax cuts in paychecks will do to public opinion.
ArQule, Inc . ( ARQL ) have shown a high EPS growth of -16.50% in the last 5 years and has earnings decline of -19.80% yoy. "It's back to the fundamentals for now, even though it could change in a moment with a tweet", said Karl Haeling of LBBW.
Hence we think Office 2019 being only Windows 10 exclusive, this decision to move to UWP version of OneNote is justified. Microsoft published a comparison of available features in OneNote 2016 and OneNote for Windows 10 on this website .
The unit is now under pressure to publicly commit to a prosecution - failing which, says Afriforum , we'll do it ourselves. This does not amount to an acquittal.it hasn't been re-enrolled so now it's back at the hands of the NPA.
Louis City and County ranked 29th most polluted
However, the region did improve in both categories compared to last year's report, which saw its highest reported levels to date. Florida's air quality varies, but Southwest Florida has scores of B's and C's according to the American Lung Association .
Song of the Day - "Avengers: Infinity War"
He only has two films under his belt, but with " Civil War " on there, it is no doubt that is score is so high. Based on the websites tomatometer they have given 20 avengers a percentage and a spot.
Tottenham held 1-1 by Brighton in EPL
Mauricio Pochettino's side have had a strong second half of the season thanks to Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen. However, that lead would last for only two minutes, after Serge Aurier felled Jose Izquierdo in the box.
Roma ask for extra security measures for Liverpool fans
In the beginning I played for it, but it's always for the team. "Next season is going to be a big challenge for us". The 26-year old "liked" a video linking him with a move to Liverpool , sparking excitement from the Reds' fanbase.
Two Sigma Investments LP Cuts Stake in Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)
Gradient Investments LLC acquired a new position in shares of Caterpillar during the fourth quarter worth approximately $113,000. UBS set a $155.00 target price on shares of Caterpillar and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Tuesday, December 5th.
Special train takes CSK fans to Pune
The Yellow Brigade, numbering over 1,000, will be boarding the Whistlepodu express on Thursday from Chennai Central Station. But the club has ensured that it will have fans on its side for the "home" game against Rajasthan Royals .
Saquon Barkley denies blowing off Browns
They could draft Eli Manning's eventual replacement behind center, take the Penn State running back in Barkley, N.C. McShay said. "Which I've heard some speculation of, between Barkley and Sam Darnold , if Darnold is available".