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Díaz-Canel presides national ceremony opening 2018-2019 academic year

Canel Curso escolar

Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, presided an event held this morning in Old Habana opening the 2018-2019 academic year for two million students at 10,000 schools across the island.
The ceremony took place at Rafael María de Mendive Elementary School, inaugurated today 150 years after the country’s national hero, José Martí studied at the site.

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A government committed to serving the people

Diaz canel visita V Clara final

Santa Clara, Villa Clara.–Nothing could have been more natural for Villa Clara than the profound debates that took place yesterday during the analysis of the two-day central government visit to the province which included several sites of economic and social importance and interaction with the population in the province. The delegation was led by Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez and Salvador Valdés Mesa, President and Vice President, respectively, of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers.

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The popular debate will determine the Constitution’s content

canel v Clara

The importance of the discussions taking place across the country of the Draft Constitution, approved by the National Assembly of People’s Power, was highlighted by Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of the Councils of State and Ministers, who led a government delegation on a two-day visit to Villa Clara, to check progress on important economic and social programs.

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Díaz-Canel leads working meeting with Government Councils and central state enterprise management

Diaz con Empresarios

Miguel Díaz-Canel, President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, led a working meeting yesterday with government authorities and central state enterprise management. Analysis of projections for the economy over the rest of the year and directives to guide 2019 planning were addressed during the meeting, also attended by José Ramón Machado Ventura, second secretary of the Party.

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A successful summer, but with room for improvement

Di8az reunion verano

Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez recognized the work done by provincial governments, institutions, and Central State Administration to offer the population a varied recreational program this summer, noting the higher levels of satisfaction expressed by citizens, as compared to previous years, while noting the persistence of some problems.

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Fundamental to the national economy

Canel recorrido

Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, examined the program underway here to repair storage tanks for fuel, and discussed the organization of distribution, which he described as fundamental to the national economy.

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Díaz-Canel receives DPRK Vice Chairman of State Affairs Commission

Diaz y Corea

Yesterday afternoon, August 21, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, received Choe Ryong Hae, member of the Workers’ Party of Korea Central Committee Political Bureau and Vice Chairman of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea State Affairs Commission, who is making an visit to our country as the special envoy of Kim Jong Un, president of the Workers’ Party of Korea and of the DPRK State Committee.

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López Obrador: No time to lose

Lopez Obrador

Andres Manuel López Obrador says there is no time to lose to transform his country. After being elected President of Mexico July 1, he announced the first 13 reforms that he will send to Congress and that will mark the beginning of his government. But questions remain as to the situation he will be faced with when he assumes the presidency on December 1st.

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A Constitution with all

Asamblea Nacional Constitucion

An updated Constitution that lays the foundation for the prosperous, sustainable future Cubans deserve – and will construct – and that upholds the values and principles that have brought us thus far, motivated deputies to unanimously approve a constitutional reform proposal, after an intense debate, during the first period of ordinary sessions of the Ninth Legislature of the National Assembly of People’s Power, July 21-22, following earlier discussion and study in smaller groups.

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Raúl Castro: No matter how great the challenges, our people will defend their socialist Revolution

Raul discurso

Closing remarks by Raúl Castro, First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba, during the political-cultural act to mark the 65th anniversary of the Assaults on the Moncada and Carlos Manuel de Céspedes Garrions, held this morning in the heroic city of Santiago de Cuba