The First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba (CCPCC), Raúl Castro, was reelected today for that position, during the last day of the 7th Congress of the organization.The plenary of the CCPCC also confirmed Jose Ramon Machado Ventura in the role of Second Secretary.
With the presence of the leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro, and the First Secretary of the Party, Army General Raul Castro, initiates the closure of the Seventh Congress session of the top political organization of the nation, which since April 16 happens develops in Havana. A volley of applause greeted Fidel in the plenary hall of Havana’s Convention Center, where delegates, standing, chorused "Fidel! Fidel! Fidel!”