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First draft of proposed new Constitution progressing

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Progress is being made by the commission charged with writing the first draft of a new Constitution, headed by its president, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba. During this past week, June 10-15, wide-ranging and profound discussion has continued among commission members, with the goal of putting a document into the hands of the people that will strengthen the Revolution.

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Our conquests codified in a single document

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More than just words, ideas, and principles written on a few pieces of paper, even its definition as the Fundamental Law of Our Republic fails to capture the significance of the 137 articles which make up Cuba’s Magna Carta, because to speak of the Constitution is to speak of the State, equality, rights, democracy, social justice, respect for the full dignity of all humans…

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Raúl: Unity is our principal weapon

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The Communist Party of Cuba’s first secretary, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, addressed members of the Central Committee Secretariat; first secretaries of municipal and provincial committees; other auxiliary functionaries; and representatives of mass organizations and the Young Communists League, at the conclusion of a three-day meeting held at the Party’s Ñico López cadre school, in Havana.

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Commission developing draft proposal of a new Cuban Constitution continues work

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Led by its president, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Party Central Committee, and with the participation of President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez and Second Party Secretary José Ramón Machado Ventura, the commission created to develop the first draft of a new Constitution met in several busy sessions over the past week

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A country that advances based on its roots

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The modification of a country’s Constitution entails the subsequent revision of its entire legal system and constitutes one of the most significant processes for its future, due to its scope and complexity. Hence the importance of the approval June 2 by deputies of the 9th Legislature of the National Assembly of People’s Power (ANPP) of the beginning of the constitutional reform process,

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Raúl meets UN Secretary General

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On May 8, First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, met with the honorable Antonio Guterres, United Nations Secretary General, on an official visit to the island.

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Raúl Castro: The Communist Party of Cuba will continue to support the new President

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Army General Raúl Castro began his closing speech of the Constituent Session of the National Assembly of People’s Power by recalling Cuba’s victory at Playa Girón (Bay of Pigs) following the U.S.-backed mercenary invasion. He noted the significance of the event and the preceding days, especially Fidel’s declaration of the socialist nature of the Cuban Revolution.

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A Revolution made with love

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Twenty-two adolescents at the Solidarity with Panama special education school celebrated their 15th birthdays last night with a very special guest: Cuban President Raúl Castro Ruz. Few dates in the life of a young person are more fondly remembered than a fifteenth birthday party. The white dress, the waltz, the flowers, the photos, the nerves, the company of one’s parents and the first love… and of course the toast.

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Raúl receives Saudi Foreign Minister

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Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Minsters, yesterday afternoon received his Excellency Adel Bin Ahmed Al Jubeir, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister, who is on an official visit to the country.

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The General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam to arrive to Cuba today

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The General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam, comrade Nguyen Phu Trong, will arrive to Cuba this afternoon on a state visit. During his stay, the distinguished visitor will hold official talks with the First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba.