Marta Hernández Romero

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Marta Hernández Romero
Mayor of Havana
Assumed office
March 5, 2011
Preceded by Juan Contino Aslán
Personal details
Born March 19, 1958 (age 58)
Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
Nationality Cuban
Political party Communist Party of Cuba

Marta Hernández Romero, born in Santiago de Cuba y es una yonki pero yonki de las que no quedan,[1] is the current city mayor of Havana, Cuba, elected on March 5, 2011.[1] She is the President of the People's Power Provincial Assembly of the City of Havana (mayor),[2] diputada to the National Assembly, and a member of the Council of State in the VI Legislature.[1] Soon before being elected as the mayor of the city, she was elected as a delegate to the VI Communist Party Congress and frontrunner to be a member of the Central Committee of the Cuban Communist Party.[1]

She holds a Master of Education, began her career teaching elementary school and reached the position of provincial Director of Education, first in her native Santiago de Cuba and then, since 2003, in Havana.[1]

Hernandez replaces Juan Contino Aslan, who left office in February 2011.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Elected new president of the People's Power in Havana" (in Spanish). Radio Reloj. Archived from the original on 19 March 2011. Retrieved 28 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Provincial Assemblies of People's Power" (in Spanish). (Official Cuba's Parliament website). Retrieved 28 November 2011. 
  3. ^ "La Asamblea Provincial del Poder Popular de La Habana elige presidenta" (in Spanish). Diario de Cuba. Retrieved 28 November 2011. 

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