President Raul Castro Addresses Cuban National Assembly

Cuban President Raul Castro addressed the opening of the Cuban National Assembly. He announced that his new five year term would be… read more

Cuban President Raul Castro addressed the opening of the Cuban National Assembly. He announced that his new five year term would be his last, marking 2018 as the end of the Castro family reign in Cuba. President Castro introduced Miguel Diaz, the new first vice-president likely to become the next president of Cuba. He highlighted the progress of the Cuban parliament and the advancement of women and Afro-Cubans in the executive branch. He also discussed proposed changes to the Cuban election process, including adding term limits and age limits. 

In Spanish with simultaneous English interpretation.

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President Raul Castro Addresses Cuban National Assembly

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Program ID:
311218-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Foreign Legislature
Location:
Havana, Cuba
First Aired:
Feb 27, 2013
Last Aired:
Mar 6, 2013

Airing Details

  • Feb 27, 2013 | 5:50pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 28, 2013 | 7:34am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 02, 2013 | 5:47am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 05, 2013 | 3:35am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 06, 2013 | 7:24pm EST | C-SPAN 3