CORRECTED: Cubans overwhelmingly ratify new socialist constitution

Roxaanne | March 19, 2019 | 0

By Marc Frank and Nelson Acosta HAVANA (Reuters) – Cubans have overwhelmingly ratified a new constitution that enshrines the one-party socialist system as irrevocable while instituting modest economic and social changes, according to the national electoral commission. Alina Balseiro Gutierrez, president of the commission, said at a Havana press conference on Monday that preliminary results…

Cubans back new constitution affirming role of socialism

Roxaanne | March 16, 2019 | 0

HAVANA: Cubans have overwhelmingly ratified a new constitution that enshrines the one-party socialist system as irrevocable while instituting modest economic and social changes, according to the national electoral commission.Alina Balseiro Gutierrez, president of the commission, said at a Havana press conference on Monday (Feb 25) that preliminary results showed 84.4 per cent of the 8.7…

Cubans overwhelmingly ratify new socialist constitution

Roxaanne | March 10, 2019 | 0

By Marc Frank and Nelson Acosta HAVANA (Reuters) – Cubans have overwhelmingly ratified a new constitution that enshrines the one-party socialist system as irrevocable while instituting modest economic and social changes, according to the national electoral commission. Alina Balseiro Gutierrez, president of the commission, said at a Havana press conference on Monday that preliminary results…