Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla
|Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla|
|Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba|
2 March 2009
|Preceded by||Felipe Pérez Roque|
|Born||Bruno Eduardo Rodríguez Parrilla
22 January 1958
Mexico City, Mexico
|Political party||Communist Party of Cuba|
Biography and career
Born in Mexico City, Rodríguez Parrilla served as Cuba's Permanent Representative to the United Nations from 1995 to 2003. He was appointed as Minister of Foreign Affairs on March 2, 2009, replacing Felipe Pérez Roque, after serving as the Vice-Minister. This was a result of the 2009 shake-up by Raúl Castro.
On July 20, 2015, Rodríguez attended the reinauguration of the Cuban Embassy in Washington, D.C., making him the first Cuban Minister of Foreign Affairs to visit the United States on a diplomatic mission since 1958.
- The Miami Herald, Cuban Economy: Purge Aims to Halt Cuba's Economic Free Fall, Sunday March 8, 2009, Page 1A.
- St. Petersburg Times, Raul Castro names his team, March 3, 2009.
- Houston Chronicle, Raul Castro shakes up his Cabinet Some Cuban leaders loyal to Fidel are ousted, March 3, 2009.
- Cubavision TV, Havana, Cuban state council announces cabinet reshuffle, March 2, 2009
- The Miami Herald, Cuba: New Foreign Minister Expected to Set New Tone, Tuesday, March 10, 2009, Page 6A
Fernando Remìrez de Estenoz-Barciela
|Permanent Representative of Cuba to the United Nations
1995 – 2003
Orlando Requeijo Gual
Felipe Pérez Roque
|Foreign Minister of Cuba
2009 – present
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