Cuban president celebrated first results of popular referendum


Havana, Sep 26.- Cuban president Miguel Díaz-Canel celebrated the first results in favor of the Family Code, after the popular referendum process and the participation of more than 5,800,000 voters.

From his profile on Twitter, the president made reference to the figures provided by the National Electoral Council that showed an attendance this Sunday of almost 69%, with respect to the basic report of more than 8 million registered voters, in the 23,000 electoral centers arranged for this.

The head of State also mentioned the hurricane Ian, intensified this early morning and which is the fourth phenomenon of this type in the current hurricane season, all formed on September.

Díaz-Canel described this week as challenging due to the meteorological situation and recommended the maximum protection of human lives in the face of the possible strengthening of the hurricane in the coming 12-24 hours and its proximity to the western part of the island.

According to the most recent forecasts, its maximum sustained winds reach 120 kilometers per hour, with higher gusts, a minimum central pressure of up to 983 hectopascal and a course close to northwest at 22 kilometers per hour. (PL)