Newly appointed Cuban prime minister Manuel Marrero. Photo: AFP

Cuba appoints its first prime minister in 40 years, a position last held by Fidel Castro

  • The position was held by Fidel Castro from 1959 to 1976, when a new constitution changed his title to president and eliminated the PM post
  • Manuel Marrero has been tourism minister for 16 years, presiding over a rise in visitors and a hotel construction boom
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Newly appointed Cuban prime minister Manuel Marrero. Photo: AFP
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