Top Cuban officials resign

| 05/03/2009

(Miami Herald): Two of Cuba’s most prominent officials have resigned from all Communist Party and government posts after they were removed from the Cabinet and criticized by Fidel Castro, according to letters published Thursday in the state press. The letters from Vice President Carlos Lage (left) and ousted Foreign Minister Felipe Perez Roque acknowledged they had committed errors – which were not specified – and promised to continue serving the country. The two were removed from the Cuba’s Cabinet, the Council of Ministers, as part of a broad shakeup on Monday.

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