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Governance in Cuba and the new president (II and end)

In the first part of this text I presented a brief outlook of the history of Cuban governance in the Constitutions of 1901 and 1940, and also a short outline of the discussion between the parliamentary and the presidential systems. … Continued

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Photo by Claudio Pelaez Sordo

Governance in Cuba and the new president (I)

Next April 19, if what was announced by President Raúl Castro is confirmed – to not continue holding the topmost post on the island -, Cuba will have a new head of State. This will give rise to several analyses … Continued

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Cuban President Raúl Castro and First Vice President Miguel Díaz-Canel at the National Assembly of People’s Power. Photo: Irene Pérez/ Cubadebate.

Cuban Parliament postpones elections

The Cuban National Assembly of People’s Power (Parliament) this Thursday extended the mandate of the current legislature (the eighth) until April 19, 2018. The Cuban MPs approved that date for the election of the new president of the Assembly and … Continued

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In October, elections in Cuba prior to presidential change

The Council of State of Cuba called for October the elections to elect the delegates to the municipal assemblies, the first step prior to appointing the new Cuban president, in the face of Raúl Castro’s announcement that he would leave … Continued

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What “people” are you talking about?

Cuban electoral authorities do not rule out that the announced amendments to the Electoral Act will include the direct election of public officials, from the Municipal Assembly to the Presidency of the Councils of State and Ministers. Officials of the … Continued

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