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The path to proclamation for Cuba’s new Constitution

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The popular consultation has begun, and streets, workplaces, schools, and even houses have become places to debate, legislate, and take charge of the times to come.

Still several months away is the proclamation of the country’s new Constitution, one of the world’s most modern, as specialists in the field have said, given the additions proposed by the commission charged with writing the first draft, which was subsequently approved by the National Assembly of People’s Power.

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Cuban constitutions, yesterday and today

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The term constitution comes from the Latin word constiture, which means foundation, the establishment of something, its origin. Ideological differences do not support the resolving of different opinions. On the contrary, they generate arguments within a highly polemical debate environment, leading to multiple definitions based on distinct positions. Agreement may exist with those who state, “The constitution is the state in its concrete political existence. The state is the constitution. The constitution is its soul, its concrete life, and individual existence.”

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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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Our deputies have all the merits and abilities needed to represent us in the National Assembly

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With the same rights enjoyed by the Cuban people, the principal protagonists in the democratic, participative process of the 2017-2018 general elections, readers of Granma International are offereda dialogue, organized by our multimedia staff, with members of the National Candidatures Commission on their work during these historic elections.

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Cuba Has All Its Provincial Legislative Assemblies Constituted

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Lawmakers to Cuba”s fifteenth Provincial Assemblies of the People”s Power have taken office and elected their presidents and vice presidents, a step before National Parliament is constituted in April.