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Cuba

Havana, Jul 22 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel today called to socialize the Draft Constitution, so that the people, who will participate in a consult from August 13 to November 15, can get familiar with the text.


Havana, Jul 22 (Prensa Latina) Cuban lawmakers continue on Sunday in this capital to debate the Draft Constitution, before the text is voted at a session of the People''s Power National Assembly.


Cali, Colombia, Jul 22 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has won eight gold medals at the Central American and Caribbean Games in Barranquilla, after Alexis Lopez won the title in the men''s individual short-paddle rowing contest, in which he clocked 7.53.96 minutes, and was followed by his compatriot Yhoan Uribarri, who won the silver medal (8.00.66), while Venezuela''s Jose Guipe finished in the third place (8.03.44).


Havana, Jul 22 (Prensa Latina) The lawmaker Ines Maria Chapman, vice president of the Councils of State and Ministers, described as historic the parliamentary debate on the Draft Constitution that continues today in this capital.


Havana, Jul 22 (Prensa Latina) The first secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC), Raul Castro, and President Miguel Diaz-Canel are attending today the continuation of the analysis of the Draft Constitution by the People''s Power National Assembly (Parliament).


Havana, Jul 22 (Prensa Latina) Cuban lawmakers who gathered at the first ordinary session of the 9th Legislature of the People''s Power National Assembly expressed support for the Draft Constitution of the Republic.


Barranquilla, Colombia, Jul 21 (Prensa Latina) Cubans Adrián Oquendo and Ángel Fournier won the crown of the double pair of short oars of the 23rd Central American and Caribbean Sports Games of Barranquilla 2018.


Havana, Jul 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuba devoted great resources to health, social assistance and education in 2017, the Minister of Finance and Prices, Lina Pedraza, stated here today when presenting the liquidation of the State Budget to Parliament.


Havana, Jul 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuban female music ensemble Camerata Romeu will offer today a Brazilian popular music concert accompanied by that country''s violinist and composer Ricardo Herz.


Havana, Jul 21 (Prensa Latina) Deputies of the National Assembly of People''s Power of Cuba (ANPP) begin today the first ordinary session of the 9th legislature of that body, during which they will analyze the Draft Constitution of the Republic.


Bamako, Jul 20 (PL) Mali''s government received 30 scholarships from Cuba for the study of Sports Medicine by young people who will travel to the Caribbean country from next September, according to a bilateral agreement announced today.