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Raul Castro expected to be
named Cuba president again

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 2/24/2013 5:53:02 PM

Havana - Cuba´s parliament reconvened Sunday with new membership and was expected to name Raul Castro to a new five-year-term as president. All were watching whether younger politicians might be tapped for other top leadership posts, providing hints of a possible future successor. Castro fueled speculation on Friday when he talked of his possible retirement and suggested he has plans to resign at some point. It was unclear whether the 81-year-old leader was joking, but he promised his speech Sunday would be "interesting." If a fresh face is named as one of his top deputies,

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No mention as to whether or not Hugo Chavez will be coming back to Cuba for the inauguration, or as "proof of life."

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Pearson365, 2/24/2013 6:02:49 PM     (No. 9193979)

Re: Cuban state media said both Castros received a standing ovation when they arrived at a Havana convention center for Sunday´s parliamentary gathering.


Organizing for Castro is the island´s version of Organizing for Obama. The only difference is that Obama hasn´t decided on a color for his followers´ berets. Viva Obama! President for life.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: GraniteBayTom, 2/24/2013 6:38:53 PM     (No. 9194018)

Good for you, Cuba! Keep on doing what you´ve been doing for 50 years. BTW, how´s that working out for you?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino, 2/24/2013 7:22:46 PM     (No. 9194067)

Raul expected to be named again?

Gee - - how does AP find these things out? Maybe some day they´ll share the secrets of Investigative Reporting with the rest of us.

Can you say "Pulitzer Prize"?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: dman, 2/24/2013 10:43:57 PM     (No. 9194249)

And Generalissimo Franco is still dead (we think). /s

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Spidey, 2/25/2013 5:18:48 AM     (No. 9194435)

It wouldn´t surprise me if Castro made the same kinds of promises to his revolutionists as Obama is making to the lofos in this country.Cuba has thousands of government employees it doesn´t need just out of a form of loyalty.Meanwhile the bulk of the population has to depend on government food handouts which are rationed.People can be conditioned to virtually any kind of lifestyle as we´ve seen with the poverty crowd in this country.

And just like what Obama would do,is blame the country´s poverty on the embargo,even though there´s quite a few other countries that don´t abide by it.

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