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Russian President Vladimir Putin receives the First Vice President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel, and accompanying Cuban delegation.

President Putin receives Cuban First Vice President

On Wednesday, May 25, Russian President Vladimir Putin met with the First Vice President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel at the Kremlin, on an official visit to the country

20TH HAVANA INTERNATIONAL POETRY FESTIVAL

Cuba to the rhythm of verses

The Meeting of Poets in Defense of Humanity (RDH) was held during the International Poetry Festival of Havana.

While Cuba could be called the island of poets, to do so rings particularly true right now, as the International Poetry Festival of Havana celebrates it 20th edition, dedicated above all to students

Cuba ready to host the Seventh ACS Summit

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Cuba has made all the necessary preparations to ensure the success of the Seventh Summit of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS), to be held in Havana, Manuel Aguilera de la Paz, director general for Latin America and the Caribbean at the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs noted on May 24

Xanadu: Cuba's mansion on the golf course

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The Xanadu became the club house for the golf course…completed at the end of the 20th century, with 18 holes (par 72) covering some 6,269 linear meters from the first tee to the last hole, and 62 hectares of land. The Varadero Golf Club now offers a competitive, modern course that players complete in approximately four hours

The wondrous city of Havana (+ Photos)

The Havana bay has seen a recent increase in cruise ship arrivals.

On her most recent visit to Cuba, an Argentine friend who lives in Cataluña told me that Havana is the loveliest city in the world. The capital’s ability to seduce all never fails to astonish me, thus I feel it only right to reflect on its charms

Supporting disabled women leaders

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Representatives from 12 Latin American and Caribbean countries have confirmed their participation in the First Disabled Women Leaders Regional Seminar-Workshop, scheduled to take place in Havana, June 6-10

Fraternal meeting between Fidel and Evo

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Fidel and Evo recalled important moments in the ongoing process of regional integration, and highlighted the contribution of Hugo Chávez and Cristina Fernández de Kichner to the initiative

No excuses for not increasing production

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While Camagüey fulfilled the commitments agreed for the first quarter of the year, it is clear that these are still far from meeting the real demand for agricultural produce in the country

President Maduro receives Cuban Foreign Minister

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The President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, who concluded a two-day visit to the South American nation on May 24

The results of solidarity

Bolivian Foreign Minister, David Choquehuanca, and Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment, Rodrigo Malmierca, signed an agreement to promote and develop programs for cooperation in health, education, the economy and culture. The agreement was sign

With the rise to power of Evo Morales Ayma, the first indigenous president in Bolivia’s history, bilateral cooperation reached new levels, maintained to this day

Young British trade unionists show solidarity with Cuba

Sindicalistas1: - The young trade unionists enjoyed the May Day parade in Havana.

A total of 28 young trade unionists, representing different British unions, formed part of the 11th Contingent of the May Day International Solidarity with Cuba Brigade, organized by the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP)

Kcho exhibits in Paris

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Paris.-The exhibition Todos los caminos (All roads), by Cuban visual artist Alexis Leyva (Kcho), has been open to the public since May 20, in the French capital’s Louis Carré Gallery

THE IBERO-AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS IN ATHLETICS AND AN OLYMPIC REHEARSAL

Thoughts on a fast track

The 4x100m relay team composed of Ruiz, Skyers, Mena and Carrero (left to right) secured an important time of 38.44 in the semifinals, but failed to repeat their success in the final event.

Many personal bests were surpassed, as well as minimum Olympic qualifying times, and best times for the season, while various national records were left far behind

New Archbishop of Havana assumes his post

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The swearing-in ceremony of Juan de la Caridad García Rodríguez as the new Archbishop of the Archdiocese of San Cristóbal de la Habana, was held in the capital’s cathedral on Sunday, May 22

Irregular weather in Cuba: A challenge

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Two simultaneous meteorological events have been impacting Cuban weather since 2015 to date. Fourth driest period since 1961 registered in western Cuba

CUBA IN THE AMAZON

A brief stay in Río Negro

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The CDI (Comprehensive Diagnostic Center) is the most visited building by residents and has all its doors open

José Martí honored

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Floral wreaths on behalf of Fidel and Raúl were placed in homage to José Martí on the 121st anniversary of his death

The delights of Cuban wine

Yordanis Rey, from Camagüey runs a successful mini industry dedicated to producing artisan wines and other fermented products.

The tradition of the Rey Calatrava family, who originally came from the province of Jaén in Spain, and had grapevines in eastern Cuba, took on such strengths that it found a home in “Bodegas del Rey…”

The world must hear the truth about Venezuela

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Venezuela’s ambassador in Cuba, Alí Rodríguez Araque, spoke to the press at the embassy in Havana emphasizing that there are two very distinct explanations of what is happening in this country being disseminated

The University of Camagüey

Forging social commitment

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An increasing number of students from the Ignacio Agramonte Loynaz University of Camagüey are directly participating in important economic and social initiatives in the area