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Communist Party of China’s 95th anniversary celebrated in Havana

During the celebration of the 95th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China (CPC), the country’s Ambassador in Havana, Zhang Tuo, described the key role played by the Party in the nation’s achievements

55 YEARS SINCE FIDEL’S WORDS TO INTELLECTUALS

Culture in Revolution

Culture in Revolution

In June of 1961, Fidel gave a speech which became known as his ‘Words to Intellectuals,’ rightly considered a foundational element of revolutionary Cuba’s cultural policy

Minini, a dearly departed prince

Founder and director of the group Afrocuba, Minini, as everyone called him, was born in the neighborhood of Pueblo Nuevo, Matanzas one of the most important birthplaces of Afro-Cuban rumba on the island

Ensuring sustained progress

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The United Nations Industrial Development Organization is providing assistance to Cuba to perfect its industry

An historic commitment between two sister nations

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The medal commemorating 50 years of the Puerto Rican Mission in Cuba was awarded to Fidel, Raúl and the Communist Party of Cuba for their commitment and efforts to supporting the country’s independence cause

Business… and the continuous uncertainty of the blockade

Interest expressed by various U.S. companies in establishing business links with the Cuban entity Fincimex, related to processing remittances to the island, features among the positive outcomes of the First Conference on International Monetary Transfers in Cuba

A flag for Fidel

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United by transcendental moments in the life of Fidel, staff at the July 26 Museum and Plaza de la Revolución Mayor General Antonio Maceo, recently dedicated their National Vanguard flag to the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution

The importance of the media and communications

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Members of the National Committee of the Union of Cuban Journalists (UPEC) discussed documents arising from the 7th Party Congress and agreed that the media and communications constitute a strategic area for the defense of the island and its development

Higher education debated

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The 10th International Congress of Business Management and Public Administration was opened yesterday, June 28, by Dr. Rodolfo Alarcón Ortiz, Cuban minister of Higher Education

Justice for Víctor Jara

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A Florida jury has found a former Chilean army officer liable for the murder of the popular folk singer and activist, Victor Jara in 1973.

COUNCIL OF MINISTERS

Cuban ministers discuss economy

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Led by President Raúl Castro Ruz, Cuba's Council of Ministers met yesterday, June 27, and discussed a report presented by Minister of Economy and Planning, Marino Murillo Jorge, on the country's economic performance during the first half of 2016

First U.S. managed hotel begins operating in Cuba

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Havana’s newly named Four Points by Sheraton, the first U.S. managed hotel on the island in over 50 years, will began operating June 29, under the administration of the Starwood chain, in association with Cuban state enterprise Gaviota

PAHO Director praises Cuban medical support

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On June 28, the Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Carissa Etienne, praised Cuba’s contribution to training health professionals and its medical missions in numerous countries worldwide

A race for Mandela

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The third edition of the Race for Mandela, organized by the South African Embassy in Cuba in collaboration with the Institute of Sports and Recreation (INDER), will take place Sunday, July 17, in Havana and the main municipalities across all provinces

PANAMA CANAL EXPANSION

Mythical canal continues to impress

The Chinese neopanamax Cosco Shipping Panama, measuring 48.25m wide and 299.98m long, with capacity for 9,400 containers, had the privilege of being the first to travel through the new section of the Canal, from the lock of Agua Clara in the Atlantic to C

Inaugurated June 26 were works to expand the capacity of the Panama Canal, considered the country's most important accomplishment in a decade

CUBA-U.S.

Pro-Cuba legislation inches forward in Congress

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The debate over Cuba is gaining strength in the U.S. Congress, despite that fact that a year and a half after President Barack Obama called for lifting the blockade, no concrete steps have been taken

Cuba reiterates solidarity with Puerto Rico

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The Puerto Rican Mission in Cuba was founded March 8, 1966 with the aim of supporting the country’s pro-independence efforts and calling for the release of political prisoners, including Oscar López Rivera, incarcerated for over 35 years

“It is possible to achieve peace with dignity for all concerned”

“It is possible to achieve peace with dignity for all concerned”

Remarks by Ban Ki-moon, secretary general of the United Nations Organization, at the signing ceremony of the agreements on a bilateral, final ceasefire and the cessation of hostilities, the laying down of arms, and guarantees of security reached between the government of Colombia and FARC-EP