Cuba Government Shake Up

March 3, 2009
Free Speech Radio News

Cuban President Raúl Castro has shaken up that country’s cabinet, ousting several of Fidel Castro’s closest advisors. Included in that list is Felipe Perez Roque, who some thought might be next in line to become president of the socialist island-nation. It’s unclear if the shake-up connotes a significant power change or simply a generational change. Aura Bogado speaks with Larry Birns, Director of the Washington-based Council on Hemispheric Affairs.