Marino Murillo

Born Feb 19, 1961

Marino Alberto Murillo Jorge is a Cuban politician, economist and former military officer. He received national media attention in 2009 on his appointment as Minister of Planning and Economy following the government shake-up announced by Raúl Castro on 2 March 2009. Murillo retained this post until 25 March 2011 when he became Chairman of the Economic Policy Commission of the 6th Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba.… Read More

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  • Correction: Cuba
    The Economist - Aug 08, 2013
  • Cuba’s Economy: Money Starts To Talk
    The Economist - Jul 18, 2013
  • Cuba Economy Czar: Reforms Entering Critical Phase
    Fox News - Jul 09, 2013
  • Cuba To Embark On Deregulation Of State Companies
    Yahoo News - Jul 08, 2013


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1961 Birth He was born on 19 February 1961,en Manzanillo, Cuba. and has a degree in economics from the Cuban National Defence College, and is a member of the Communist Party of Cuba. … Read More


2006 45 Years Old He held the post of Minister of Internal Trade from 2006 until March 2, 2009 when he was succeeded by his First Deputy Minister Jacinto Angulo Pardo.
2008 47 Years Old When Murillo took office the Cuban economy had been hard hit by the worldwide financial crisis of 2008. … Read More
2009 48 Years Old 1 More Event
During Raúl Castro's 2009 Cuban government shake-up, Murillo replaced José Luis Rodríguez García as Minister of Economy and Planning and Vice President of the Council of Ministers. … Read More
2010 49 Years Old In a speech to the National Assembly of People's Power, the Cuban Parliament in August 2010, Murillo was asked if Cuba would pursue changes similar to those seen in Vietnam and the People's Republic of China. … Read More


2016 55 Years Old …  On 14 July 2016 he was sacked from his post for a second time, and moved to a new role tackling market reforms. … Read More
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