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Party leadership discusses upcoming Congress

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Presided by its first secretary, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, a meeting of the Political Bureau was held this Tuesday, to continue study of the documents that will be presented during the Eighth Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba. Considering the resurgence of COVID-19 experienced over the last few weeks and prospects for its control.

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The history of Cuba is one of victories

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“The pandemic will be defeated and the difficulties we face overcome. This is the history of Cuba. This is the history of patriots like Martí, this is the history of our revolutionary students,” Army General Raúl Castro Ruz stated yesterday evening, during a heartfelt exchange at the Fragua Martiana with some twenty young people who had descended the University of Havana’s Grand Stairway in the traditional March of the Torches.

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The moment I learned of the Batista regime’s fall

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Fidel had predicted that the Moncada Garrison would surrender its forces during the first days of January, 1959. I had been inside the fort in 1953, as a prisoner, along with other compañeros who attacked the Moncada. Fidel had been taken directly to the Santiago de Cuba Vivac. The story goes like this. I was at the Soledad sugar mill, now called the El Salvador, when I heard about the fall of Batista regime. At the time I was organizing the attack on the city of Guantánamo, on orders from Fidel.

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Political Bureau analyzes issues related to the of Communist Party of Cuba’s VIII Congress and reordering work

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Led by its first secretary, Army General Raul Castro Ruz, the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee, meeting yesterday, analyzed issues related to the of Communist Party of Cuba’s VIII Congress and reordering work.

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Cuba embraces Vietnam

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The First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, and President of the Republic Miguel Díaz-Canel sent messages of condolences to the Vietnamese people in the wake of damage caused by recent storms.

Prensa Latina reports that the Cuban leaders expressed their concern upon hearing news of damages caused by the heavy rains and floods in Vietnam’s central provinces.

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Díaz-Canel: Today we can tell our people and the world that Cuba has grown

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With Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee, and President of the Republic Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez on hand, the V Ordinary Period of Sessions of the National Assembly of People’s Power in its IX Legislature was held yesterday, October 28. In his closing remarks the President noted the high level of analysis and debate of the four laws approved by deputies, and the value of these texts which will strengthen the institutional order of the country, including the Foreign Service.

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Political Bureau discusses issues to be addressed during 8th Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba

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Chaired by its first secretary, Army General Raul Castro Ruz, the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee met yesterday to address issues that will be presented for analysis at the upcoming 8th Congress of the organization. On this occasion, analyzed was the document entitled “Assessment of policies regarding Party cadres, the Young Communists League, mass organizations, the state and government. Role of the Party to achieve superior results.”

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Party leadership meets

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Led by its First Secretary, Army General Raul Castro Ruz, the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee met yesterday, October 13. Of special interest among the topics analyzed were the general and sectorial principles on which Cuba’s foreign investment policy is based, as well as issues associated to the functioning of party organization.

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Cuba saves, heals and sows the seeds of our future

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Beginning Monday, October 12, Cuba will begin a new normality, after months of an extremely difficult reality battling the pandemic, while facing the increasingly aggressive blockade imposed by the United States and without renouncing efforts to advance our economic and social strategies, reported President of the Republic Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, yesterday on the Mesa Redonda television program.

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Raúl presides Political Bureau meeting

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The agenda included analysis of several laws that will be submitted to the National Assembly of People’s Power for approval, among these were the Law of the President and the Vice President of the Republic; one governing Revocation of elected members of People’s Power bodies; the law establishing Organization and Functioning of the Provincial Government of People’s Power; as well as the Law of Municipal Administration Council Organization and Functioning.