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February 25th

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Salutes Raul Castro.

During his regular Sunday Alo Presidente TV program, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez highlighted Raul Castro"s election by the National Peoples Power Assembly as president of Cuba"s Council of State. Read More

Women writers, academics and specialists in Latin America and the Caribbe discuss about the violence in Havana.

Women writers, academics and specialists in Latin America and the Caribbean were discussing last week in Havana about Violence, counter violence in the culture of Latin American and Caribbean women. Read More

Chile will be the guest of honor at the next International Book Fair in Cuba.

The International Book Fair will be extended to 43 cities and towns of Cuba, including mountainous zones until March 9th in Santiago de Cuba. Read More

Members of Cuban Council of State (In Spanish)

Members of Cuban Council of State just elected on Sunday Read More

Machado Ventura elected Cuba's First Vice President

Cuba's National Peoples Power Assembly elected José Ramón Machado Ventura on Sunday as first vice president of the Cuban Council of State for the next five years. Read More

Alarcon Reelected To Lead Cuba Parliament

<p align="left">Ricardo Alarcon, incumbent president of Cuba&quot;s National Assembly of People&quot;s Power, was reelected to his post Sunday during the opening of the assembly&quot;s seventh legislature. Read More

Elected Raul Castro as new President of Cuba

<p align="left">Raul Castro was chosen today to take over Cuba&#39;s presidency from his brother Fidel Castro. Read More

February 24th

Just started the National Assembly of Peoples Power in Cuba

Article 84 of the Constitution says legislators have to duty to legislate for the benefit of the people. They should be in contact with their voters, listen to their claims and criticism, and inform them of the State policy. One of the National Assemblys roles is to discuss and pass national economic and social development plans and the nations budget. The Parliament should also approve the guidelines for the national economy planning and management system. It also makes decisions on the countrys monetary and credit system and on the islands foreign and domestic policy. The National Assembly has the power to declare a state of war in case of a military aggression, and pass peace treaties. Legislators can also establish and modify the countrys political and administrative division. Read More

Journalist born in Cuba to speak at APSU symposium

Austin Peay State University's 13th annual Asanbe Symposium Thursday will feature two talks by Olga Connor, author of "Parabras De Mujer/Parables of Women." Read More