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

Parlamento cuba

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

Diaz Canel

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

Pueblo cuba

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’

Relaciuone exteriores

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

Raul Castro y Diaz Canel

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

AN  dia 19

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 Moves Forward Constituent Session of New Legislature

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The Council of State of Cuba announced on Monday that the constituent session of the 9th Legislature of the National Parliament, initially scheduled for Thursday 19, has been moved forward to Wednesday 18.

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Despite Apathy, Guatemala Says YES to Resolve the Dispute with Belice

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The green light dominated widely in the popular referendum held on Sunday in Guatemala to decide whether a territorial, maritime and insular dispute with Belize will be brought before the International Court of Justice, according to the official results announced today here.

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

Parlamento cuba

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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Days of combat

Fidel 23 y 12 abril 1961

Rumors of the fighting were heard during the dawn hours. It was at a distance. I went out on the balcony. From the heights of Vedado, militia men ran down the hill as they finished buttoning their uniform shirts. Right away, the news began to spread. They had bombed the Ciudad Libertad airport. We were in the prelude to an imminent invasion, expected since the United States had broken diplomatic relations. We were on the eve of Playa Girón. (on the Bay of Pigs)