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Bruno Eduardo Rodríguez Parrilla

Minister of Foreign Affairs


President of the Federation of Students of the Secondary Education (FEEM) and member of the National Secretariat of the Federation of University Students (FEU).

Secretary of International Relations of the National Bureau of the Union of Young Communists elected in 1986.

Director of the "Juventud Rebelde" newspaper, appointed in 1991

He fulfilled internationalist mission in the Republic of Angola as an officer of the Revolutionary Armed Forces.

Since 1990 he has been a member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba and has been in charge of cultural policy issues in Cuba since 1992.

In December 1993 he was appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Alternate Permanent Representative of Cuba to the United Nations Organization and in February 1995 he was appointed Permanent Representative until December 2003.

He worked since then as Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs in charge of the Latin American and Caribbean areas and of information and communication.
In October 2004, he was appointed First Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs.

He led humanitarian medical missions in Haiti in 2004 and in Pakistan in 2005-2006.

He was appointed Minister of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba on March 2, 2009.

On December 11, 2012, during the V Plenum of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba, he was elected a member of the Political Bureau.

He was elected Deputy in December 2014 and a member of the Council of State in April 2018 to date.

He has received several national and foreign decorations.

He is married and has a son.