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More than 20,000 polling stations established for upcoming elections

The determination of 24,361 polling stations in 12,515 constituencies across the country has been completed in accordance with the timeline established for upcoming general elections

No terrorist activity in Cuba, according to the U.S.

Justin Siberell, Acting Coordinator for Counterterrorism in the Bureau of Counterterrorism at the U.S. Department of State.

“It was assessed that there was not sufficient information there to provide a report this year on Cuba,” according to Justin Siberell, Acting Coordinator for Counterterrorism in the Bureau of Counterterrorism at the U.S. Department of State, quoted by U.S. newspaper the Miami Herald

CONSTITUENT ASSEMBLY IN VENEZUELA

An unprecedented trial run

We have written the preamble to victory in the Constituent Assembly, said Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro.

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro emphasized that broad participation in the trail run for the upcoming Constituent Assembly election was a sure sign of the resounding victory that will be won in the actual vote July 30

Debating the future of China-Latin America relations

Young political leaders and intellectuals from China, Latin America and the Caribbean discussed mechanism to strengthen bilateral relations.

How to expand relations between two regions which already have substantial economic and governmental ties, but aspire to greater levels of mutual understanding, was the main theme of debates in a forum between academics and political experts from China, Latin America, and the Caribbean

Pastors for Peace continue support to Cuba

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Solidarity with the Cuban people is being reaffirmed this month by members of the 28th US-Cuba Friendship Caravan, coordinated by the Interfaith Community Organization IFCO-Pastors for Peace

Fidel, Chávez & Che honored at the Sao Paulo Forum

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Participants to the 23rd Sao Paulo Forum, bringing together leftist and progressive forces from the region in Managua, Nicaragua, paid tribute to the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro, Heroic Guerilla Ernesto Che Guevara, and Venezuelan comrade Hugo Chávez

Pinar del Río completes its best tobacco harvest in 11 years

Some 3,000 tons of tobacco leaves remain in curing houses in the province.

Despite drought conditions, affecting plantations in the north of the province, Pinar del Río is reporting its best tobacco harvest in 11 years, an accomplishment that joins many others in the province where the country's principal celebration of National Rebellion Day is taking place July 26

Women live longer, but have poorer health

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According to Professor Jesús Menéndez, specialist at the Longevity, Aging, and Health Research Center (Cited), “elderly women (53.2%) outnumber elderly men, living an average of four years more…But living longer doesn’t necessarily mean living better”

Breathing new life into Havana’s hospitals

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With the aim of improving the quality of services, two of the capital’s most well known hospitals, the Miguel Enríquez and Salvador Allende, are benefitting from a nationwide investment, repair and maintenance process, ongoing for the last four year

Iran caught in the crosshairs of Trump’s policy

In a disjointed discourse, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson recently described the deal with Iran as a “failed approach.”

On July 14, 2015, the news emerged from Vienna that following 18 months of negotiations, the Islamic Republic of Iran and the United States, heading the so-called G5+1 group (the U.S., Russia, China, France, the United Kingdom and Germany), had reached a historic agreement which would limit Iran’s nuclear program…

Raúl receives President of the Gabonese Republic

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Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba, received His Excellency Ali Bongo Ondimba, President of the Gabonese Republic, on July 7, during an official visit to the island