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Cuban socialism is rooted in a fully democratic, popular decision

 

Socialism in Cuba is deeply rooted
Our socialism is not an arbitrary imposition, accepted by a docile people, but rather the result of a conscious, popular decision, upheld for generations, and reaffirmed forcefully in 2002 when more than nine million people signed a petition to include its irrevocable nature in the Constitution
Author: Yudy Castro Morales | internet@granma.cu
august 7, 2018 09:08:32

Cuban socialism is rooted in a fully democratic, popular decision.

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Photo: Jose M. Correa
Constitutions can also tell the story of a country – a history that takes into account every right won, and the struggles waged to gain them. The letter and spirit of all such texts are a clear reflection of the society they govern, through what is included in their articles and what is not.
The evolution of Cuban constitutional history is an inseparable part of our revolutionary tradition, of the legacy of our independence struggles that have brought us thus far, and that in a January almost sixty years ago, opened the way to take the socialist route with a Revolution “with all and for the good of all,” deeply tied to the thought of Martí and Fidel.

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