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Preparations underway for popular discussion of Constitutional reform

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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

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Living history

Santiago dia martires

At 20-some years of age, life is a dream. The future is to be discovered and goals set. It is not a time to think of death.The departure of a young person is all the more painful, in the face of so much hope cut short. This was the sentiment that moved heroic Santiago that July 31, 1953, when the dictatorship was obliged to concede the streets to the indignant people bearing the bodies of Frank País García and Raúl Pujol.

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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

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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

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Minute to minute: Cuba celebrates National Rebellion Day

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The act is presided by Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba. Follow our updates on this national celebration here and on our Facebook page. None of those who had the privilege of participating in these actions under the command of Fidel, could imagine that we would still be here today, in a free country.

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A Constitution to serve Cuba

A Nacional Constitucion

The first period of ordinary sessions of the National Assembly of People’s Power’s 9th Legislature concluded yesterday, July 22, after addressing a full agenda of important issues, outstanding among which was the approval of a proposal for new Constitution of the Republic. Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba, and Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of the Councils of State and Ministers, were among the 600 legislators

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Raúl and Díaz-Canel congratulate the Nicaraguan people

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Army General Raúl Castro, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba, and Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of the Councils of State and Ministers, send messages of congratulations to Daniel Ortega and Rosario Murillo, Nicaraguan President and Vice President, respectively, on the 39th anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution.

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Raúl bids Nicolás Maduro farewell in Havana

Raul y Maduro

On the evening of Wednesday, July 18, the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, bid farewell to the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro Moros, at Havana’s José Martí International Airport.

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National Assembly deputies begin study of draft proposal

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Deputies of the National Assembly of People’s Power, working in ten standing committees, yesterday July 18, began their individual study of the first draft of the proposed new Constitution, following a presentation outlining fundamental features.

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As long as there is injustice, there will be revolutions

Asamblea Nacional

With the presence of Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez; and heads of state Nicolás Maduro, from Venezuela; Evo Morales, from Bolivia; Salvador Sánchez Cerén, from El Salvador; and more than 630 delegates and guests, the Final Declaration of Havana was read, as well as an action plan for the coming year.