Tag: Miguel Diaz-Canel

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  • Cuba holds parliament meeting to discuss constitutional reform

    Cuba holds parliament meeting to discuss constitutional reform

    Raul Castro, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC) and President Miguel Diaz-Canel have chaired an extraordinary session of the Caribbean nation's parliament to discuss a constitutional reform.

    June 3, 2018
  • Miguel Diaz-Canel elected as Cuba’s new President

    Miguel Diaz-Canel elected as Cuba’s new President

    Miguel Diaz-Canel was elected on Thursday as Cuba’s new President, as the successor of Raul Castro who concluded two consecutive five-year terms in office. In his first speech as the new head of state before the National Assembly, Diaz-Canel said that “in this new legislature there will be no space for those aspiring to a …

    April 20, 2018
  • Man in Havana

    Man in Havana

    Miguel Diaz-Canel is the new President of Cuba. No less profoundly, Thursday’s selection, indeed his elevation from the office of Vice-President, marks the end of the Castro era, a transition that is said to have been greeted by the average Cuban with a shrug. Mr Diaz-Canel is the first Head of State from outside the …

    April 20, 2018
  • End of era in Cuba as Castro hands torch to Diaz-Canel

    End of era in Cuba as Castro hands torch to Diaz-Canel

    Cuba is poised for the end of an era today as President Raul Castro steps down, formally handing power to his long-time deputy Miguel Diaz-Canel – and thereby ending his family's six-decade grip on the island.

    April 19, 2018