Articles of Miguel Diaz Canel

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May Day: For a living, united and victorious homeland

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“Congratulations workers! What has been done to survive the pandemic under a tightened blockade, and nonetheless advancing, is monumental. A hard-working, creative people like ours deserves a great tribute,” tweeted Party First Secretary and President of the Republic Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, May 1, who attended a simple commemoration of International Workers Day at Havana’s José Martí Plaza de la Revolución, with reduced participation given the COVID-19 pandemic.

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A star on the chests of 13 tireless Cubans

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“Your example has special significance, as the response of Cuban workers, laborers and professionals, fighting, thinking and working as a country, contributing decisively to the continuity of this beautiful revolutionary work,” stated José Antonio Pérez Pérez, member of the CTC (Federation of Cuban Workers) national secretariat.

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Díaz-Canel: “Among revolutionaries, we Communists go to the fore”


Full text of speech by Miguel Mario Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee and President of the Republic of Cuba, during the closing session of the Eighth Party Congress, at the Havana Convention Center, April 19, 2021, Year 63 of the Revolution. ” The Apostle’s Centennial Generation, guided by Fidel and Raúl over more than six intense decades, can declare today, with dignity and pride, that the socialist revolution they made only 90 miles from the powerful empire, is alive, firm”

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Central Report to the Eighth Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba


The opening of the Eighth Party Congress takes place on a transcendental date in the nation’s history: The 60th anniversary of the proclamation by Comandante en jefe Fidel Castro Ruz of the socialist character of the Revolution, on April 16, 1961, at the funeral farewell for those killed the previous day in the bombing of our air bases, prelude to the mercenary invasion at Playa Giron, organized and financed by the United States government as part of plans to crush the example of the Cuban Revolution.

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Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez elected as first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee

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President of the Republic Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez was elected today, Monday, as first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee, during the first plenary meeting of the leadership body, elected by the delegates to the 8th Party Congress Sunday evening. Army General Raúl Castro Ruz made this announcement after reporting the 14 members of the Political Bureau, including nine returning to the body and five added as new members.

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A programmatic document that charts the country’s course

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“Courageous, critical, a guide.” This is how Political Bureau member Ulises Guilarte de Nacimiento, general secretary of the Federation of Cuban Workers, described the Central Report to the 8th Congress, presented by Army General Raúl Castro Ruz. In his opinion, the text, in a clear and objective manner, reiterates that the performance of the economy will continue to be one of the Party’s fundamental missions, one which requires changes in methods of acting and thinking, to identify untapped potential for greater efficiency.

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The Revolution’s cadres must be the best

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“We do not need good people to become cadres, we need the best, the best comrades, those who have the most revolutionary qualifications, the most ideological qualifications and the most professional qualifications, the charisma, work and experience to handle the principle processes.” With this orientation, President of the Republic Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez began his participation in the analysis that took place in the third session of Commission No. 3, during the 8th Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba this Friday.

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Cuban leaders lament the death of former U.S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark

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Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez posted a message on his twitter account, April 10, stating: “We mourn the death of Ramsey Clark, former U.S. Attorney General. Honest and supportive, he accompanied us in crucial battles and was critical of the great injustices committed by his country in the world. Cuba gratefully pays him tribute.”

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Continuity takes root in Party cadres

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The emancipatory work of the Cuban Revolution, in its many stages, has always been able to count on youth to sustain and continue the effort, attuned to each historical period, but never departing one iota from the essence, our genuine, unwavering principles.

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President Miguel Diaz-Canel calls on Cubans to read

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President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Monday calls on Cubans to read, so efforts are being made in times of pandemic by writers and other professionals. The call was made at a meeting to follow up on the agreements reached at the 9th Congress of the Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba (UNEAC). Diaz-Canel urged to read more and write better to create better citizens, the official website of the Presidency of the Republic and national television reported on Monday.