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  • Submitted by: lena campos
  • 10 / 08 / 2012

Teresa Amarelle Boué was elected Secretary General of the Cuban Women’s Federation (FMC), replacing Yolanda Ferrer Gómez, who has led the grassroots organization for five years.
Amerelle Boué, 48, was the First Secretary of the Communist Party in the eastern province of Las Tunas, and she is a major in History and Social Sciences, with several years of experience as a teacher.

According to Granma newspaper, the FMC Plenary acknowledged the leadership of Ferrer Gomez, who for many years performed several roles in the organization with great responsibility and dedication.

Meanwhile Amerelle Boué is a member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party (PCC) and a Deputy in the Cuban National Assembly of the People´s Power.

The Plenary was presided over by the Second Secretary of the PCC Jose Ramon Machado Ventura.

Source: Cuban News Agency

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