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The Council of Ministers, also referred to as simply the Cabinet of Cuba, is the highest ranking executive and administrative body of the Republic of Cuba, and constitutes the nation's government. It consists of the President, the First Vice President and the seven Vice Presidents of the Council of State, the Secretary of the Executive Committee, the heads of the national ministries, and other members as established by law.

The Executive Committee is a smaller body, consisting of the President and Vice Presidents of the Council of State, the Secretary and those ministers chosen by the President. The Council of Ministers is responsible for the implementation of policy agreements authorized by the National Assembly of People’s Power. These are designated to individual ministries. The council also proposes general plans for economic and social development, which are in turn authorized by the National Assembly twice yearly.

The Council of Ministers also directs Cuba's foreign policy and its relations with other governments; approves international treaties before passing them over for ratification of the Council of State; directs and oversees foreign trade and the State budget. The Council of Ministers enforces laws authorized by the National Assembly, which are passed by the Council of State.

Members of the Cabinet
Post Member
President, Council of State Raul Modesto Castro Ruz, Gen.
First Vice President, Council of State Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez
Vice President, Council of State Gladys Bejerano Portela
Vice President, Council of State Mercedes Lopez Acea
Vice President, Council of State Jose Ramon Machado Ventura
Vice President, Council of State Ramiro Valdes Menendez
Vice President, Council of State Salvador Valdes Mesa
Minister Sec., Council of State Homero Acosta Alvarez
President, Council of Ministers Raul Castro Ruz, Gen.
First Vice President, Council of Ministers Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez
Vice President, Council of Ministers Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz
Vice President, Council of Ministers Adel Izquierdo Rodriguez
Vice President, Council of Ministers Antonio Enrique Lusson Batlle, Div. Gen.
Vice President, Council of Ministers Marino Murillo Jorge
Vice President, Council of Ministers Ulises Rosales Del Toro
Vice President, Council of Ministers Ramiro Valdes Menendez
Seccretary, Executive Committee, Council of Ministers Jose Amado Ricardo Guerra, Brig. Gen.
Minister of Agriculture Gustavo Rodriguez Rollero
Minister of Communication Maimir Mesa Ramos
Minister of Construction Rene Mesa Villafana
Minister of Culture Rafael Bernal Alemany
Minister of Domestic Trade Mary Blanca Ortega Barredo
Minister of Economy & Planning Adel Izquierdo Rodriguez
Minister of Education Ena Elsa Velazquez Cobiella
Minister of Energy & Mines Alfredo Lopez Valdes
Minister of Finance & Prices Lina Pedraza Rodriguez
Minister of the Food Industry Maria Del Carmen Concepcion Gonzalez
Minister of Foreign Trade & Investment Rodrigo Malmierca Diaz
Minister of Foreign Relations Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla
Minister of Higher Education Rodolfo Alarcon Ortiz
Minister of Industry Salvador Pardo Cruz
Minister of Interior Abelardo Colome Ibarra, Corps Gen.
Minister of Justice Maria Esther Reus Gonzalez
Minister of Labor & Social Security Margarita Marlene Gonzalez Fernandez
Minister of Public Health Roberto Morales Ojeda
Minister of the Revolutionary Armed Forces Leopoldo Cintra Frias, Corps Gen.
Minister of Science, Technology, & Environment Elba Rose Perez Montoya
Minister of Tourism Manuel Marrero Cruz
Minister of Transportation Cesar Ignacio Arocha Masid
source: http://www.parlamentocubano.cu
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