The permanent working commissions of the National Assembly of People’s Power, from today until next October 24, have public hearings to denounce the damages caused by the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States Government to Cuba.
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With the presence of the President of the Councils of States and Ministers, Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez, the First National Conference of the Union of Computer Specialists of Cuba was closed at the Convention Palace of Havana.
The Sixteenth International Convention on Land Planning and Urbanism, inaugurated in Havana, will gather for four days the interest of the international community on urbanization for better management of cities.
In the analysis of the draft Constitution of the Republic of Cuba, held on Monday at the headquarters of the Workers’ Central Union of Cuba (CTC in Spanish), it was proposed to include in the economic fundamentals the participation of workers in the shaping, implementation and control of the Economy Plan.
Cubans’ participation in the consultation on the Draft Constitution reaffirms democracy on the island, the lawmaker from the People”s Power National Assembly Gerardo Hernandez said in Havana on Tuesday.
The ceremony for the start of the course in the Elderly Chair of the University of Havana began with a floral tribute before the mausoleum to Julio Antonio Mella, founder of the Jose Marti Popular University.
The consultation of the new Cuban Draft Constitution continues for a month and a half more, after seven weeks of discussions and a large number of proposals and opinions of citizens.
At the closing of the Ninth Congress of the Committees for the Defense of the Revolution (CDR), to which attended the First Secretary of the Party, Army General Raul Castro, Santiago de Cuba and Pinar del Rio provinces obtained the condition of national vanguard.
The Committees for the Defense of the Revolution are without doubts in constant renovation, Second Secretary of the Party Jose Ramon Machado Ventura said when closing the Ninth Congress of the largest organization of masses of the country, in the Convention Palace of Havana.
In order to check the fulfillment of the Program for the Integral Attention of Improvement of the People´s Power, the President of the Cuban Parliament, Esteban Lazo Hernandez, pays a visit to Imias municipality in Guantanamo, damaged by Hurricane Matthew.