Cuba's communists to hold congress

Struggling with challenges on multiple fronts, nation to hold first congress for 14 years.

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    Cuba's Communist Party is to hold its first congress in almost 14 years on Saturday, in a move aimed at devising new economic and social policies for the central American state.

    The meeting comes as the island nation struggles to deal with a major drought, crumbling infrastructure and economic stagnation.

    Al Jazeera's Lucia Newman reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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