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Raúl Castro: The Communist Party of Cuba will continue to support the new President

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Army General Raúl Castro began his closing speech of the Constituent Session of the National Assembly of People’s Power by recalling Cuba’s victory at Playa Girón (Bay of Pigs) following the U.S.-backed mercenary invasion. He noted the significance of the event and the preceding days, especially Fidel’s declaration of the socialist nature of the Cuban Revolution.

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Miguel Díaz-Canel: I assume this responsibility with the conviction that all we revolutionaries will be faithful to Fidel and Raúl

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On the morning of April 19, a historic date on which not only is the first defeat of Yankee imperialism in the Americas commemorated, but Cuba also sees the inauguration of a new government that makes evident the continuity of the new generations with the legacy of the historic generation that founded the Cuban Revolution in the highest leadership positions of the country

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Minute to minute: Continuity of the Revolution with a new Council of State in Cuba

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In yesterday’s session, candidates for the Republic of Cuba’s Council of State were proposed, and reelected were the three members of the National Assembly of People’s Power Presidency. Follow us on our official Facebook and Twitter accounts

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Images that reveal the political career of Miguel Díaz-Canel, Cuba’s new President of the Councils of State and Ministers

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Miguel Mario Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, recently elected as President of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba, was a leader of the Young Communist League (UJC), undertook a mission in Nicaragua, served as First Secretary of the Party in the provinces of Villa Clara and Holguín, and as Minister of Education, a vice president of the Council of Ministers and first vice president of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba.

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Cuba: A society under construction, a country being strengthened

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IF one principle has prevailed in Cuba, in terms of economic and social development, it has been that of constant updating and transformation. Since the triumph of the Revolution to date, and under a blockade that, while recognizing our own inadequacies, has caused material, financial and humanitarian hardships for the Cuban population, and has further limited its agenda of priorities, the island has seen several stages of development, setbacks, and the redefining of new paths, always with an emphasis on safeguarding basic services.

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Canadian Embassy in Havana designated ‘unaccompanied post’

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Declaration by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cuba regarding the Canadian government’s decision to designate its embassy in Havana an ‘unaccompanied post,’ following unusual health symptoms reported in 2017 by some Canadian diplomatic staff and dependants posted to the Cuban capital, according to a statement

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Minute to minute: National Assembly Constituent Session

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The Republic of Cuba’s Council of State agreed to initiate, on April 18, the Constituent Session of the National Assembly of People’s Power 9th Legislature, at the Havana International Conference Center. Follow our coverage live on our official Facebook and Twitter accounts

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The virtue of believing in the youth

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“Every time Raúl meets with youth his eyes shine; he’s re-energized,” says the late Jorge Risquet Valdés turning and speaking to me in a low voice. The revolutionary combatant was referring to the Army General, at that time Minister of the Revolutionary Armed Forces (FAR), during a visit to one of the units of the Eastern Army, where he met and spoke with young combatants, including officers, in whom he recognized the will to continue defending the homeland.

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Raúl congratulates Cuban delegation to 8th Summit of the Americas

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With congratulations and a firm handshake, Cuban President Raúl Castro Ruz received members of the island’s delegation who attended the 8th Summit of the Americas and its parallel forums, and recognized the strong position they maintained in defense of the Revolution.

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Havana’s Gran Manzana Kempinscki Hotel awarded architecture prize

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The Gran Manzana Kempinscki Hotel won the Versailles continental prize for architecture, in a ceremony held recently in Santiago de Chile, during which awards were also presented to outstanding stores, restaurants and shopping centers, reports Prensa Latina.