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  • Writer's pictureMichael Laxer

Comrade Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez in New York

Coming right on the heels of the triumphant hosting of the Group of 77 and China in Havana, First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party and President of the Republic of Cuba, Comrade Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, arrived in New York on Sunday morning to represent the formation before the UN as Cuba occupies the Pro tempore Presidency in 2023.

Among his first acts he went to Harlem to visit the Malcom X Memorial Center. He said of Malcolm on Twitter that he "remains a reference for his commitment to social justice and freedom and independence of peoples. I appreciate the warm welcome and the solidarity of that lovely New York community."

Watch for more updates on his recent speeches shortly.

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