Swiss MP Mathias Reynard described as democratic the popular consultation started in Cuba so the people can analyze and express their opinion on a draft Constitution, parliamentary sources of the island reported today.
The historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro (1926-2016), would celebrate today 92 years, a day that Prensa Latina uses to remember passages of his life and his struggles for social justice.
The celebrations of Fidel Castro’s 92nd birthday (1926-2016), acquire greater significance today with the beginning of popular consultation on the Constitution project, in which his political legacy is in force .
The Cuban capital recalls the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, in a special edition of the magazine Habanahoy 499, on the 92nd anniversary of his birth and the 500th anniversary of the foundation of this city.
During a press conference yesterday, at the historic Belen Jesuit College, where Fidel studied, now the Technical-Military Academy, representatives of the Revolutionary Armed Forces (FAR) and the Ministry of the Interior (Minint) announced that discussion of the proposed new Constitution will begin August 13 in these institutions, as it will around the country.
This Sunday and Monday, the National Seminar on the consultation process of the Draft Constitution took place in the Cuban capital, Havana.
Bolivian President Evo Morales today greeted former Cuban President Raul Castro and the people of the Caribbean island for their solidarity with the world´s peoples.
Concluded yesterday, July 30, in Havana was a two-day national seminar on the Constitutional reform consultation process, which included more than 280 provincial representatives of the Party, the Young Communists League, mass organizations, the Union of Jurists, political leaders of the Ministries of the Revolutionary Armed Forces and the Interior, as well as the commission charged with Implementation and Development of Policy Guidelines, the National Electoral Commission, the Center for Socio-political Studies, and the Ministry of Foreign Relations.
An updated Constitution that lays the foundation for the prosperous, sustainable future Cubans deserve – and will construct – and that upholds the values and principles that have brought us thus far, motivated deputies to unanimously approve a constitutional reform proposal, after an intense debate, during the first period of ordinary sessions of the Ninth Legislature of the National Assembly of People’s Power, July 21-22, following earlier discussion and study in smaller groups.
Hundreds of Spaniards marched in this capital to demand U.S. blockade against Cuba to cease, on occasion of the island”s National Rebelliousness Day.