03/15/13 - GlobalPost - Cuba overhauls communications, IT sectors
Havana, Mar 15 (EFE).- The government has launched an overhaul of Cuba's
communications and information technology sectors, the Communist Party
daily Granma said Friday.
The Ministry of Information Technology and Communications becomes the
Ministry of Communications and is responsible for regulatory and
institutional matters, according to a decree cited by the newspaper.
To take over the operational and business aspects, the government has
created the Postal Enterprise Group and the Information Technology and
Communications Group, two management bodies that will be assisted by the
These groups cover all postal, radiocommunications and IT companies
including insurance and services for the two sectors, which are both under
The decision is part of the "process of perfecting the central
administration of the state and providing a governmental structure adjusted
to the current circumstances the country is going through," Granma said.
In recent years, the government of President Raul Castro has undertaken a
series of changes in the structure of its ministries and institutions,
including the abolition of the Sugar Ministry in favor of a new state
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