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Cuba’s Creation of a New Constitution

By Waldo Mendiluza* Havana (PL) From August 13 to November 15, the Cuban inhabitants will have the chance to express their opinions and issue criteria on the draft of a new Constitution, a text that, if approved in a referendum, … Continue reading

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Women’s Rights in Cuba are Highly Protected

By Deisy Francis Mexidor, Havana, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) The feminine sector is one of the most benefited by the Revolution and the rights conquered until today are protected in our Constitution, affirmed the general secretary of the Federation of … Continue reading

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Actions to Combat Climate Change Implemented in Cuba

Ciego de Avila, Cuba, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) A group of actions to mitigate the effects of climate change in coastal areas is carried out in this central Cuban province, in order to meet the objectives of the state program … Continue reading

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U.S. Reduces to One Year the Stay of its Diplomats in Cuba

Washington, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The U.S. government has reduced to one year the time its diplomats can stay in Cuba, where the U.S. embassy currently has very few staff under the argument of alleged health incidents whose causes are … Continue reading

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Visit to Cuba of North Korean VP is to Increase Bilateral Relations

Havana, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The vice-president of the State Committee of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), Choe Ryong Hae, is carrying out an intense agenda in Cuba, where on Wednesday he held talks with the authorities to … Continue reading

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Cuba’s New Constitution Will Be Enriched by Diversity of Views

Havana, Aug 15 (Prensa Latina) The diversity of views represents a pillar to enrich the Cuban new draft Constitution, said today in this capital Martha Prieto, Doctor of Legal Sciences. In a meeting with the press at the headquarters of … Continue reading

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Cuba, Canada to Join Forces to Protect Children

Havana, Aug 15 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Ministry of the Interior (MININT) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police( RCMP) have signed today in Havana a cooperation agreement for the protection of children and adolescents. The main aim of this document … Continue reading

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Fidel Castro’s First Speech at UN, Hours that Made History

By Ibis Frade* United Nations (PL) The first speech in the UN by the leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro (1926-2016) lasted almost five hours and is still among the longest given in the multilateral body, and one of … Continue reading

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Consultation of Draft Constitution Begins Successfully in Cuba

Sancti Spiritus, Cuba, Aug 15 (Prensa Latina) The beginning of the popular consultation on the Draft Constitution of the Republic in this central province is today described as a successful exercise of democracy, of the people”s expression in the major … Continue reading

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Role of the Communist Party in the New Cuban Constitution Draft

Havana, Aug 14 (Prensa Latina) The draft of the new Constitution ratifies the leading role of Cuba’s Communist Party as a fundamental pillar of unity and of the political, economic and social order. In its article 5, the document submitted … Continue reading

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