Crucial issues in the country's political, economic and social life will be debated during the 8th Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC), scheduled from April 16 to 19, Granma newspaper reported on Saturday.
Havana, Cuba.- According to the newspaper, the Congress will be a space for analysis, to deepen the construction of Cuban socialism in the current and future conditions and guarantee the development of the national economy, along with the fight for peace, unity, and ideological firmness.
The event will take place amid a complex scenario characterized by the tightening of the US blockade, the increase in external support for political-ideological subversion, and an economic crisis that has had an impact in all countries, now aggravated by the COVID-19 health crisis.
Precisely, the newspaper pointed out, during the fight against the pandemic, the direct link between the leaders and the people was strengthened, in which dedication, responsibility and the PCC leaders' capacity to counter complex situations have been recognized.
The fight against the pandemic is the most accurate example that only socialism can turn solidarity and humanism into daily practices, much more when this is to save lives, the text stated.
During the meeting, the economic issues, such as those related to exports, replacement of imports, food production, productive chains, investments, monetary overhaul, and saving resources, will have priority attention.
The Congress will also outline projections to strengthen the permanent bond with workers in the non-state sector and promote debate, exchange and the appropriate channeling of its concerns. (Prensa Latina)