The steamship La Coubre sabotage, March 4, 1960, cost the lives of some 100 Cubans, including longshoremen, port workers, and Rebel Army troops. Granma recalls the date with excerpts from Fidel's words during the burial of victims

The Government visit to this eastern Cuban province not only marked an important milestone in local history for the first stay of Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez as president, but also because never before so many members of the Council of Ministers, headed by the first vice-president Salvador Valdés Mesas, other vice-presidents of that body, as well as 14 members of the cabinet had visited simultaneously economic and social centers here.

The results were just announced at 4 PM on Monday February 25, the day after the referendum.

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