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Cuba's new president Miguel Diaz-Canel, applauds during the speech of Cuban former president Raul Castro (out of frame) after he was formally named president by the National Assembly, in Havana on 19 April 2018. Picture: AFP

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Cuba begins public debate on modernising Cold War-era constitution

The Communist Party-proposed overhaul will be discussed in 35,000 workplaces and community meetings across the Caribbean island scheduled to stretch into November.