[Marxism] Shuffling the deck chairs in Cuba

Suresh borhyaenid at yahoo.com
Tue Mar 3 09:55:18 MST 2009


Raul continues his consolidation of power. Carlos Lage and Felipe Perez Roque have been demoted from their positions in the council of ministers and foreign affairs, respectively. This follows the decline in influence of Ricardo Alarcon. As with Deng's out-maneuvering of Hua Guofeng, whatever reforms occur or don't occur in the coming years, we'll be able to refer back to incidents of political machination such as this.

Links:
<http://www.granma.cu/ingles/2009/march/lun2/10cambio-i.html>
<http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/7920047.stm>



      




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