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How is the President elected in Cuba?

A Cuban exercising her right to vote. Photo: cubasí.com
For a person to become President of the Council of State in Cuba, he or she must go through several electoral moments, in which the people participate directly or their elected representatives.

Holguín: candidates for the provincial government and Parliament exchange with the people

  • Written by Yarima Lisbet Acosta Torres
Presentacion  de los candidatos a diputados y delegadops ante los electores del distrito número 3 del municipio Holguín. Photo: Lisandra Cardoso
Only take root in the nations the forms of government that come from them.
Jose Marti
As an example of the democratic and participative nature of the Cuban electoral process, the exchange between the candidates for deputies to the Parliament and delegates to the Provincial Assembly of the People's Power (Government) began in the province of Holguin.

José Martí´s New Statue will be officially unveiled

José Martí´s New Statue will be officially unveiled. Photo: Radio Mayabeque
On the occasion of the 165th anniversary of the birth of José Martí, on January 28, a replica of the first equestrian statue of Cuba’s National Hero, located in New York City’s Central Park and made by the artist Anna Hyatt,will be officially unveiled.

Days with the smell of roast pork

Roast pork in Holguineras nights. Photo: Lisandra Cardoso=archieve?
These days you listen to friends and neighbors talking about what they will put on the table to say goodbye to the year, and are ready to dip into the yucca that is offered in the market, the black beans to make congrí or to give that point that leaves them "asleep" and ready to accompany with white rice and some good pork flakes and salad of lettuce and tomato