Cuba’s small farmers say island will not feed itself without broader reform of state-run agriculture, should constitution allow private property ownership.
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Cuban dissident freed from jail on Wednesday after a 12 days arrest for murder following a car crash that injured communist-run Island’s interior minister.
The most surprising move in this is that citizens have been invited to discuss the new Constitution. It seems there is opening to transform Cuba into a Socialist republic. Let’s hope these debates will be rigorous.
Cuba talks on one-party rule, socialism, inequality, gay rights, private property and bringing the country’s government towards a Cold War-era constitution.
Haiti’s President Jovenel Moise chooses Jean Henry Ceant as PM after two days of intense negotiations with leaders of both houses of Parliament
Some hoped he might move quickly to breathe new life into reforms aimed at modernizing one of the world’s last communist-run countries
Cuba’s new constitution keeps the Communist Party as the sole political force in the country
Independent candidate sued the U.S. Virgin Islands elections department to require his name be put on the ballot
The current constitution was adopted four decades ago at a time when Cuba was a pillar of the Soviet Bloc
Barbados elected its first female PM as opposition inflicts crushing defeat on the ruling Democratic Labour Party