Guatemala's Colom announces shuffles in two ministries

President Álvaro Colom of Guatemala announced a minor Cabinet reshuffle in which Celso Cerezo takes over from Eusebio Del Cid as health minister and Julio Recinas replaces Raúl Robles at Agriculture.

Friday, July 18, 2008

"These changes are meant to make improvements in the government's team," Colom told a press conference. "And thank God there's no need for a transition. The new ministers were already in the team and those who are being replaced will continue to be part of it."

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