OFFICIAL VOICE OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF CUBA CENTRAL COMMITTEE
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Vilma’s struggles more necessary than ever

The Federation of Cuban Women remembered Vilma Espín yesterday, June 18, 11 years after her death, and 25 since she participated in the World Conference on Human Rights in Vienna

Production with environmental conscience

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Preventing, mitigating, and eliminating the negative environmental impact of its production process is an important objective of the Cubay rum distillery in Santo Domingo

First draft of proposed new Constitution progressing

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Wide-ranging and profound discussion has continued among members of the commission charged with writing the first draft of a new Constitution, with the goal of putting a document into the hands of the people that will strengthen the Revolution

Cuban President reviews foreign investment and exports

Cuban President reviews foreign investment and exports.

Duringa recent meeting to critically analyze the development of foreign investment and trade programs, Díaz-Canel described this area as fundamental to the national economy’s growth and development, noting that we must be audacious and creative in the way we approach it

Improving People’s Power

Improving People’s Power.

The perfecting of local bodies of People’s Power should provide impetus to development, said Salvador Valdés Mesa, First Vice President of the Councils of State and Minister, during visits to the provinces of Artemisa and Mayabeque

53% of scientists in Cuba are women

Staff at the Immunoassay Center’s Biosensors plant.

Some 86,426 individuals work in Cuba’s science sector, 53% of whom are women, according to the President of the Cuban Academy of Sciences (ACC) Dr. Luis C. Velázquez Pérez speaking during the First International Science and Education Congress

ANTONIO MACEO

The feats of a Titan

“I have no other wish but for a free and sovereign homeland.”

“Whoever tries to conquer Cuba, will gather the dust of her blood-soaked soil, if he does not perish in fight”

Cuban government focused on recovery

Cuban government focused on recovery

Recovery efforts were reviewed during another videoconference between President Diaz-Canel and authorities in provinces recently hit by heavy rainfall

A deep love for the homeland

Primera salida de cubanos hacia Miami, Estados Unidos, via Varadero. Vuelos de la Pan American Arlines.
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Alex López is moved when he recalls leaving the island as a teenager, practically forced by his parents, and insists that his homeland was never far from his thoughts, throughout the 69 years of his life

The OAS Martí foresaw

What the OAS fears most.

In late 1889, the government of U.S. President Benjamin Harrison organized the First Pan American Conference, which would mark the launch of U.S. “Pan-Americanism,” from then on expressed as the country’s economic and political domination of the Americas under the pretext of “continental unity.”

Cruise ship tourism on the rise

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Cruise ship tourism is on the rise in Cuba. Last year the port of Havana received some 328,000 passengers, with 500,000 expected this 2018

A model revolutionary

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On the 90th anniversary of Che’s birth, Granma presents excerpts from Fidel’s speech given October 18, 1967, during the memorial ceremony for Comandante Ernesto Che Guevara, in Havana’s Plaza de la Revolución

INTERNATIONAL BOXING

Two paths to success

Erislandy Savón (left) is favorite to win gold in the Central American and Caribbean Games.

The Cuban team is in excellent form as its prepares for the two biggest challenges of the year: the World Series of Boxing final and the Barranquilla 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games

NORCECA U19 VOLLEYBALL (M)

Cuba retains its crown in Costa Rica

Cuba retains its crown in Costa Rica.

The Cuban team defeated the United States in straight sets (25-17, 25-17 and 25-20), to retain the Norceca U19 Continental Volleyball Championship crown

Africa and Cuba united by friendship and solidarity

José Prieto Cintado, ICAP vice president and Yahimí Rodríguez Flores, note that despite material scarcities in Africa and the Middle East, solidarity organizations work hard to support the island and revolutionary social processes worldwide.

There are 95 Cuba solidarity associations working to strengthen ties of friendship with the island, across 45 countries in Africa and the Middle East, according to José Prieto Cintado, vice president of the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP), speaking with Granma International about the work undertaken by these groups last year