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Holguín: Elected new presidency of the UPEC
Holguin journalists analyzed in their provincial Congress the results of work of the last five years and elected new presidency of the UPEC. Photo: Lisandra Cardoso
The members of the Union of Journalists of Cuba (Upec) in Holguin celebrated their provincial Assembly on Thursday, next to the X Congress of the organization that will take place in July 2018. Event that will be dedicated to Commander Fidel Castro and Antonio Moltó, who was president of the national union until his recent death

The members, who participated in the meeting representing the 16 delegations of the province, discussed specific issues in which significant progress has been made during the last five years, such as new technologies that allow live coverage and access to the internet , which has influenced the improvement of work and the increasing visualization of stories told in the people's own voice. Another of the advances achieved is in the communication of the news, which still affects the secrecy of some sectors.

Although significant progress has been made in the link with the University, it is necessary to work much more on issues such as the improvement of the professionals of the territory, as well as the meetings of the Provincial Administration Council (CAP) and the media among other important topics.

The excellent work was reminded of the coverage offered by the passage of Hurricane Irma to what Luis Antonio Torres Iribar, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba in Holguin, expressed his congratulations to all the media of the territory for the work done during those difficult coverage.

A significant moment of the Assembly was the election of the new provincial executive of the Upec in the province, the selection of the Ethics Commission and the delegates to the X Congress of the organization. The participants exercised their right to vote directly and secretly for 100 percent of the votes, which resulted in 373 valid, five blank and four annulled ballots.

After the scrutiny was elected Fidel Troya (Radio Holguín) as president of the Upec in the province of Holguín and his executive will be Germain Veloz (correspondent Granma), Arletis Zaragoza (Radio San Germán) Yordanis Rodríguez (Tele-Cristal) and Adelfa Hernández (Radio Angulo).
For its part, the ethics committee was composed of María Julia Guerra, Rubén Rodríguez, Juan Pablo Carrera, Ricardo Gual and Odalis Martínez.

The province of Holguin will be represented at the 10th Congress by Abdiel Bermudez, Felix Hernandez, Germain Veloz, Aroldo Garcia, Luis Mario Rodriguez, Adelfa Hernandez, Arletis Zaragoza, Lourdes Pichs, Yordanis Rodriguez, Arnaldo Vargas, Rubiel de la Cruz, Norberto Rosado and Fidel Troya.

After five years as president of the Upec in Holguin, Felix Hernandez says goodbye to his position for health reasons so the authorities of the Communist Party of Cuba in the territory and Upec, at the national level, gave him a deep recognition and tribute for his excellent work

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