Cubans to approve final draft of constitution in February

Cuba's new president is overseeing what's being called 'the modernisation of socialism' in the country.

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    Cuba has begun a modernisation campaign and part of that effort is both a new constitution and allowing ordinary citizens to weigh in on the document's contents.

    Cubans are getting a chance to express their views on the draft constitution, which will be approved by the National Assembly before a referendum in February.

    Al Jazeera's Lucia Newman reports.


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