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Deputies study proposed Constitution reflecting input from the popular consultation

Plenario Asamblea

This Friday, the proposed Constitution including input from the popular consultation, that mobilized Cuba August 13-November 15, will be presented to the Second Ordinary Session of the National Assembly of People’s Power’s Ninth Legislature.

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Cuba’s economic and social life debated

Asamblea Constitiucion

The National Assembly of People’s Power is addressing a number of important issues during its Second Period of Ordinary Sessions underway in Havana, including constitutional reform, and the 2019 Economic Plan.

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Public servants owe coherent and direct information to the population

Canel habla Asamblea

Public servants owe coherent and direct information to the population
The Cuban Government is intent on advancing in the computerization of society, said Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of the Councils of State and Ministers, in an analysis of this issue during a meeting of the National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Services

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2019 Economic Plan: Objective and realistic

Canel planificacion

As of the end of 2018, the Cuban economy will show growth slightly more than 1%, “but that growth, although discreet and still without the impact we need for the population, is meritorious given the conditions in which it was achieved, without deficit in our running accounts, as a result of measures taken, especially in the second half of the year”

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Revolutionary Armed Forces and Interior Ministry prepare for constitutional reform debate


During a press conference yesterday, at the historic Belen Jesuit College, where Fidel studied, now the Technical-Military Academy, representatives of the Revolutionary Armed Forces (FAR) and the Ministry of the Interior (Minint) announced that discussion of the proposed new Constitution will begin August 13 in these institutions, as it will around the country.

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May every citizen be a constituent

Constitucion tabloide

Participating in the broadest sense of the word, taking on our individual and collective responsibility to the future of Cuba, is the only way to conduct a truly powerful popular consultation regarding the proposed new Constitution of the Republic. This was how the process was described by National Assembly member Yumil Rodríguez Fernández, from the National Assembly commission charged with developing the first draft, during a meeting with the press, held at the Union of Cuban Journalists headquarters.

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Socialism in Cuba is deeply rooted

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Constitutions can also tell the story of a country – a history that takes into account every right won, and the struggles waged to gain them. The letter and spirit of all such texts are a clear reflection of the society they govern, through what is included in their articles and what is not.

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2017 State Budget settlement report

Lina Pedraza Cuba

The state budget touches all Cubans: when we go to school at any level; when we visit the doctor, regardless of the severity of our health problem; when we retire and receive social security benefits; and, of course, when we pay taxes and fees.

Presented here is information from the settlement report approved by deputies to the National Assembly of People’s Power Ninth Legislature, during its first period of ordinary sessions as part of the accountability process regarding the use of the people’s resources as established in Law 122.

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A new constitution with transformational purpose

Homero Coinsejo Estado

Council of State Secretary Homero Acosta outlined the principal elements of a constitutional reform proposal for National Assembly deputies, during the recently concluded period of ordinary sessions: This proposal is the result of an effort begun by a Work Group led by Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, created by the Political Bureau, May 13, 2013, and is based on the relevant Legislative Foundations approved by this body on June 29, 2014.

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Preparations underway for popular discussion of Constitutional reform


Concluded yesterday, July 30, in Havana was a two-day national seminar on the Constitutional reform consultation process, which included more than 280 provincial representatives of the Party, the Young Communists League, mass organizations, the Union of Jurists, political leaders of the Ministries of the Revolutionary Armed Forces and the Interior, as well as the commission charged with Implementation and Development of Policy Guidelines, the National Electoral Commission, the Center for Socio-political Studies, and the Ministry of Foreign Relation