At the closing of the constitutive session of the ninth legislature of the Parliament, the first Secretary of the Party, Army General Raul Castro highlighted that this coincided with the date on which, 57 years ago, Cuba won the victory in Playa Giron and gave to imperialism its first major defeat in Latin America.
In assuming the mandate of the people as President of the Councils of State and of Ministers, Miguel Diaz-Canel dedicated his first thought to the historical generation that with humility and consecration accompanies this hour of pressing challenges.
The head of State of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, announced this Wednesday he will visit Cuba soon to ratify his support to the Caribbean nation and saluted the nomination of Miguel Diaz-Canel as President of the State and Ministers Councils.
On the day of the victory in Playa Giron 57 years ago, it will be announced today the conformation of the Council of State elected by the deputies in the constitutive session of the National Assembly of Popular Power, attended by Cuban President Army General Raul Castro, First Secretary of the Party.
In the constitutive session of the ninth legislature of the National Assembly of People´s Power, attended by the first Secretary of the party, Raul Castro, it was reported today the result of the Cuban deputies’ voting, who elected Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez as President of the country
Nicaragua commemorates today the 57th anniversary of the victory of the Cuban Revolution in Playa Giron, a feat that slowed in less than 72 hours an invasion of the island organized by the United States.
The Venezuelan Minister of Interior Relations, Justice and Peace, Nestor Reverol, reported on the neutralization of a terrorist cell that planned violent actions to prevent the elections next May 20.
The President of Bolivia, Evo Morales, called for an end to military interventions following the attack on Syria by the United States, France and the United Kingdom.
The lawmakers conforming the People”s Power National Assembly took the oath today to their responsibilities, to constitute the Ninth Legislature of that entity.
Esteban Lazo has been re-elected Wednesday as Speaker of the 9th Legislature of the Cuban Parliament that was inaugurated today.