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Cubans overwhelmingly ratify new socialist constitution

Cubans overwhelmingly ratify new socialist constitution

An image of the late Cuban President Fidel Castro is displayed at the wall of a polling station during a constitutional referendum in Havana. (Reuters pic) 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.…

CORRECTED: Cubans overwhelmingly ratify new socialist constitution

CORRECTED: Cubans overwhelmingly ratify new socialist constitution

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

Cubans back new constitution affirming role of socialism

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

Cubans overwhelmingly ratify new socialist constitution

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…