Havana, March 14 (RHC)-- The president of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, congratulated journalists of the island this Thursday on the occasion of the day that celebrates the sector, established in tribute to the founding of the Patria newspaper, by Cuban national hero Jose Marti.
“My congratulations to our dear Cuban journalists who have defended reasons and truths in an authentic and legitimate professional exercise,” the president tweeted.
Every March 14 since 1992, professionals from the sector in Cuba celebrate their day to remember the first issue of the Patria, the highest expression of the prolific journalistic work of the Apostle José Martí, initiated with the publication of El Diablo Cojuelo and La Patria Libre, in 1869.
This Thursday Miguel Díaz-Canel is heading a visit of the Council of Ministers to the eastern province of Santiago de Cuba, where he will check programs of economic and social interest.
Since he took office in April last year, his visits to the island’s provinces have been top on his agenda.
His dialogue with the population and discussing the plans of the economy and territorial development stand out among the activities the head of state is conducting during these visits.
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