Articles of Miguel Diaz Canel

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Díaz-Canel receives U.S. Senator Jeff Flake and Google executive

Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, yesterday June 4, received U.S. Senator Jeff Flake and Google executive Eric Emerson Schmidt. During the meeting, the three discussed the state of bilateral relations between Cuba and the United States, as well as possible cooperative efforts of mutual interest. Accompanying the distinguished guests was the U.S. chargé de affaires

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Commission working on Constitutional reform holds initial sessions

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Early yesterday morning, June 3, the National Assembly commission of deputies charged with drafting and presenting Constitutional reform proposals held its first session at the Palacio de la Revolución. With Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba, chairing the meeting as president of the commission, members began their work hearing reports on studies previously carried out.

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Why did Díaz-Canel make his first state visit as President to Venezuela?

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel shakes hands with Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro at the Revolution Palace in Havana

Nicolás Maduro was the first head of state to visit Cuba last April 21, after the election of a new President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, in an expression of the continuation of the Cuban Revolution. At that time the Venezuelan leader said that he had come to Cuba to renew hopes, dreams, and look to the future, toward greater economic integration and the strengthening of continental unity.

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You can count on Cuba, today and always

diaz y  maduro

With pride and reverence I begin to speak, as Martí said. I do so aware that, having been judged worthy of the Order of the Liberators of Venezuela, it is to Cuba, to Cuban men and women, to whom this immense honor is conferred.

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Council of Ministers reviews Cuban economy

consejo de Ministro

On May 29, Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, chaired a Council of Ministers meeting during which the performance of the national economy through April, and guidelines for the 2019 Economic Plan and State Budget were reviewed. The agenda also included issues linked to administrative corruption and the economic potential of the Union of Military Industries.

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Díaz-Canel tours sites of social and economic importance in Havana

Diaz Canel en La Habana

Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, toured sites of social and economic importance in Havana, yesterday May 16, as part of a two day visit the Council of Ministers is conducting in the capital to assess progress on resolving a number of pressing issues. He was accompanied by Mercedes López Acea, Political Bureau member and first secretary of the Party’s Havana Provincial Committee, and Reynaldo García Zapata president of the Provincial Assembly of People’s Power.

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Díaz-Canel receives Alicia Bárcena

Canelñ y Barcenas

On the afternoon of May 8, the President of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, received the honorable Alicia Bárcena Ibarra, executive secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), in Cuba to attend the organization’s 37th period of sessions and 70th anniversary celebrations.

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Council of Ministers analyzes current socio-economic situation

Canel y Valdes

Led by Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, the Council of Ministers addressed important issues of current economic and social concern in the country, this Wednesday, April 25. On this occasion, the agenda included the impact of irregularities in foreign trade operations; overdue accounts payable and receivable; and results from the latest national internal accounting audit.

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Miguel Díaz-Canel received Bolivian President Evo Morales

Diaz Cannel y Evo

Last night, the arrival to the country of Evo Morales Ayma, President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia was expected. Today he was received by Cuban President Miguel Díaz Canel.

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Venezuelan President concludes visit to Cuba

Maduro se va

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro Moros concluded his official visit to Cuba, yesterday evening April 22, during which the two countries reaffirmed their strong ties of friendship and cooperation.