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Why is there a single party in Cuba?

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Excerpt from speech by Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro Ruz closing the National Assembly of People’s Power Third Legislature’s 10th period of ordinary sessions,

RAÚL ON FIDEL

He taught us nothing was impossible

Fidel and Raúl in the Presidential Palace, January of 1959.

In almost every speech Raúl Castro Ruz makes, the same name is repeated - that of Fidel. On the 92nd anniversary of the Comandante en Jefe’s birth, Granma shares some of the ideas his brother, in life and in struggle, expressed

New Constitution reflects economic updates

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Clearly evident in the proposed constitutional reform is the updating of Cuba’s economic model, based on documents approved during the Seventh Party Congress which point toward a more just society

CONSTITUTIONAL REFORM

Counting on all Cubans

The opinions of Cubans living overseas will be processed in a manner similar to that of those gathered within the country.

In an unprecedented move, Cuban citizens living abroad will be provided the opportunity to participate in discussion of the proposed new Constitution

May every citizen be a constituent

More than 12 million participants are expected to attend consultation meetings, since many will attend more than one.

The goal is a broad democratic exercise in which the majority of citizens may participate and express their opinions, with no limitations of any kind, to construct the constitutional text together, among ourselves

CONSTITUTIONAL REFORM

Socialism in Cuba is deeply rooted

Our socialism is not an arbitrary imposition, accepted by a docile people, but rather the result of a conscious, popular decision, upheld for generations, and reaffirmed forcefully in 2002 when more than nine million people signed a petition to include its irrevocable nature in the Constitution

2017 State Budget settlement report

Minister of Finances and Prices delivers budget report to National Assembly of People’s Power.

Information from the settlement report approved by deputies to the National Assembly of People’s Power, as part of the accountability process regarding the use of the people’s resources

The press at a decisive civic moment

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The press will play a decisive role in the constitutional reform consultation which began August 13 across the country, the most decisive civic test of recent years, according to sector leaders

MARTYRS’ DAY

Living history

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The day Frank País García and Raúl Pujol were killed was chosen as the date to honor the more than 20,000 Cubans who gave their lives in the struggle to oust Batista

An event that changed the course of history

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On July 26, 1953, the assault on the Moncada Garrison in Santiago opened a new stage in Cuba’s national liberation struggle, which concluded with the triumph of the Revolution January 1, 1959

Fidel at the heart of São Paulo Forum

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The final day of the 24th Annual Meeting of the São Paulo Forum (FSP) in Havana began with a special plenary devoted to the thought of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro

Learning from experience

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The President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, made a working visit to the province of Matanzas

Principles

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During the recently concluded Congress of the Federation of University Students, participants emphasized the importance of defending Cuba’s values and upholding the Revolution’s principles

CONSTITUTIONAL REFORM IN CUBA

A history of commitment

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Cuba’s constitutional history reflects the struggle of the Cuban people for their independence and sovereignty, the creative thinking of their women and men in pursuit of the construction of a better country

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