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Cuba's Castro assumes CELAC presidency

Published: 01.29.13, 09:08 / Israel News

Cuban President Raul Castro assumed the presidency of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States on Monday in a demonstration of regional unity against US efforts to isolate the communist government through a 50-year-old economic embargo.


Castro was warmly welcomed by his colleagues as he spoke Monday at the closing ceremony of the CELAC summit in Santiago, taking over the rotating presidency from Chile. (AP)


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