OFFICIAL VOICE OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF CUBA CENTRAL COMMITTEE

The noble face of the country

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There is much of Cuba in each one of the candidates nominated on Sunday, but much more in what they represent as a whole

European friends visit Cuba

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To celebrate another anniversary of the triumph of the Cuban Revolution, a group of friends from Germany, Sweden, Denmark, and the United Kingdom, members of the 61st Nordic Solidarity with Cuba brigade, traveled to the island where they undertook an intense program of activitie

ANTONIO MACEO BRIGADE

Forty years defending the Cuban Revolution

At the Colon Cemetery in Havana, representatives of the Alianza Martiana Coalition paid tribute to General Máximo Gómez and victims of the 1976 downing of a Cubana de Aviación aircraft over the coast of Barbados.

The struggle to defend Cuba’s sovereignty continues within the United States, supported by members of the Antonio Maceo Solidarity Brigade, which recently celebrated its 40th anniversary

Precious water

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Cuba's new Water Law is focused on protecting water resources, with rational, efficient use

100 DAYS SINCE HURRICANE IRMA

A city mobilized for recovery

A city mobilized for recovery

As the eye of the hurricane began to move away from the island, Irma's effect was felt September 9 in the capital with the arrival of tropical storm force winds

100 DAYS SINCE HURRICANE IRMA

Camagüey gives way to hope

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This past September 8, Hurricane Irma tested the capacity of the people and institutions of this province to overcome adversity and emerge successfully from a difficult challenge

100 DAYS AFTER IRMA

Ciego de Ávila recovers

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Although Irma hit the province like no other hurricane ever has, Ciego de Avila is taking on the recovery committed to the idea that all reconstruction and repairs will leave facilities in better condition

New migratory regulations become effective

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Beginning January 1, 2018, new migratory regulations approved in October of 2017, become effective as part of a continuing, irreversible process of updating, that has been underway since January of 2013

A caravan retold in photos

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The Caravan of Liberty is the name given to the journey of more than a thousand kilometers taken by the Rebel Army across the island, after the triumph of the Revolution, beginning January 2 and arriving in Havana on the 8th. See the people celebrating their freedom along with the bearded ones led by Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro

ANNIVERSARY OF THE CUBAN REVOLUTION

The legend has not died

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The revolutionary vanguard is timeless, although it is very much a product of its time… Those who, as years and decades pass, never cease their efforts to change the world, can never be considered old

We are here, and will remain, free, sovereign and independent

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Stated Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, closing the National Assembly of People's Power 8th Legislature's 10th Period of Ordinary Sessions

A close look at the country

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Work in commissions continues today, prior to the 10th period of ordinary sessions of the National Assembly of People's Power

2018 Cuba International Book Fair approaching

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A bicycle piled high with books features on the poster for the 27th International Book Fair Cuba 2018, taking place in Havana February 1-11 and then across the country before ending May 13, in Santiago de Cuba

Thirty-four solar parks and counting

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As part of strategic efforts to increase the use of renewable energy on the island, today there are currently 34 solar parks supplying power to Cuba’s national electricity system

Cuban solidarity: More than a dream

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Guy Malaterre, with a PhD in Law, has been working in solidarity with Cuba, its people and Revolution for almost forty years, and admires the tenacity and resolve of a country that continues to work to fulfill its dreams of social justice and solidarity with other nations, in an unequal and complex world

Raúl receives Igor Sechin

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Also participating in the meeting were Mikhail L. Kamynin, Russian ambassador in Cuba, and Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz, a Council of Ministers vice president and Minister of Economy and Planning

DECLARATION OF THE 16TH ALBA-TCP POLITICAL COUNCIL

Unity and solidarity among our peoples and governments is the path to victory

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Declaration of the Foreign Ministers and Heads of Delegations of the member countries of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America – Peoples’ Trade Agreement (ALBA-TCP), meeting in Havana, on the occasion of the 16th ALBA-TCP Political Council

Machado receives FMLN Secretary General

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Yesterday morning, December 11, José Ramón Machado, second secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee, received Medardo González Trejo, secretary general of El Salvador's Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front

HUMAN RIGHTS

Full dignity for all

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The course taken by Cuba since the 1959 triumph of the Revolution is fundamentally humanist

Raúl sends message of congratulations to FEEM

In his letter, the President called on members of the FEEM to prepare themselves for the new and complex challenges which lie ahead and to be worthy continuers of the work of the Revolution

The living, brilliant nature of Fidel's concept of Revolution

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Fidel felt the need to dialectically summarize what the scope and perspective of revolutionary action should be. As a Marxist-Leninist who did not adhere to paralyzing dogmas or sterile schemas, and a deeply-rooted and solidly committed follower of Martí, the leader of the Cuban Revolution had consolidated a holistic view of reality and, with his personal example at the forefront, had managed to make advances even in the most difficult circumstances.

SANTA IFIGENIA CEMETERY

A special visit

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Youth from several of the country's provinces, who have benefited from the National Cochlear Implant Program, accompanied President Raúl Castro on a tour of the historic cemetery

Fruitful visit to Cuba by Chilean parliamentary leader

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The two officials met on December 1, at Cuba’s parliament building, where they discussed regional issues, specifically the current political situation in the region, and imperialist actions being undertaken by the United States government

Tribute to Fidel, today in Villa Clara

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Fidel's re-encounter with the people of Villa Clara, when he praised their ability to overcome difficulties and obstacles; his stay in Che's camp; and visits with comrades in the city, will be recalled this morning during a commemoration of the first anniversary of the Comandante en Jefe's death

Raul nominated as candidate to National Assembly

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Army General Raúl Castro, President of the Councils of State and Ministers, was nominated January 21 as a candidate for deputy to the National Assembly of People's Power by the municipality of Segundo Frente, in Santiago de Cuba

With the light of Martí

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This January 27 the Cuban people will march in honor of the 165th anniversary of the birth of José Martí

New homes for victims of Hurricane Irma

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In addition to the construction of new facilities benefiting residents, 54 families affected by Hurricane Irma from the Emilio Córdova community in Villa Clara, received new homes

Yes, for the future

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To be selected in the upcoming second stage of Cuban elections are 605 deputies and members of Cuba's Council of State, including its President and Vice President

CUBAN PEDIATRICS CONGRESS, PEDIATRÍA 2018

Working to save lives from the very beginning

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The Cuban Society of Pediatrics will hold its 28th National Congress January 23 through 26, dedicated to preventive aspects and problems affecting the health of infants, children and adolescents

We reaffirm our loyalty and fidelity to all who played a leading role in the victory

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Speech delivered by Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, Party Central Committee Political Bureau member and First Vice President of the Councils of State and Ministers, during the military ceremony for the transfer and interment of the remains of combatants of the Mario Muñoz Third Front, who fell in the war of liberation or died after the triumph of the Revolution, held in Tercer Frente, Santiago de Cuba, January 11, 2018

MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS STATEMENT

Racist statements by U.S. President denounced

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In a declaration issued January 12, Cuba's Foreign Ministry condemns racist statements by U.S. President referring to Haiti, El Salvador, and other nations

Cuba honors Celia Sánchez Manduley

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Toady, January 11, Cuba's working class will pay tribute to the heroine of the Sierra and the plains, Celia Sánchez Manduley, in the 38th anniversary of her death

A realistic perspective on the economy

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Interview with Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz, Minister of Economy and Planning, following December session of the National Assembly of People's Power, where 2017 and 2018 state budgets and economic plans were addressed - Plus facts and figures

Raúl receives President of Ethiopia

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Yesterday, January 9, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz received Mulatu Teshome Wirtu, President of the Democratic Federal Republic of Ethiopia, who is making an official visit to the country

Michelle Bachelet begins official visit to Cuba

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Cultural authorities of Cuba and Chile signed a cooperation agreement in the audiovisual field in Havana, January 7, in the presence of the President of that South American country, Michelle Bachelet

Mogherini: The blockade is not the solution

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“Regardless of the changes in policy in Washington, the message I am bringing here is that Cuba's friendship and relationship with the EU is here to stay. It’s solid, it’s stable and it’s reliable,” stated Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy

From where the palms grow

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In this landscape, where slender palms grow, alongside intense colors that were never for sale, a human canvas was painted marked by the hopes of those who took up arms and worked hard: men-children with unkempt beards and hair falling onto their rebellious shoulders, young women made powerful by their strong souls and pride

Unity in the neighborhood

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Committees for the Defense of the Revolution welcoming 2018 with a view toward their 9th Congress

Public transportation adds new routes

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Fifteen new short routes and three longer ones (La Habana-Maisí, and Santiago de Cuba to both Mayabeque and Artemisa) will be launched shortly thanks to the acquisition of 100 vehicles for interprovincial use

Cuba willing to continue working to improve relations with U.S.

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A significant setback in relations between Cuba and the U.S. occurred with President Trump's return to a hostile policy, while the Cuban government reiterates its willingess to continue respectful dialogue and cooperation in areas of mutual interest, without preconditions

CENTRAL COMMITTEE PLENUM

Party leadership body meets

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The Communist Party of Cuba's Central Committee commissions analyzed questions related to the implementation of the Economic and Social Policy Guidelines of the Party and the Revolution, as well as the central economic and social issues facing the country

Health: A universal right

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The life of every man, woman, and child, has always been a priority for Cuba’s socialist government, which has extended its humanist efforts abroad, defending the sacred right of every person to exist, all over the world

Cuba and Venezuela strengthening relations

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The closing ceremony of the 18th Meeting of the Intergovernmental Commission for the Cuba-Venezuela Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement, was held December 14 in Havana

Cuba and CARICOM celebrate 45 years of relations

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Attending the gala in Havana were the members of the PCC Central Committee Political Bureau, Esteban Lazo Hernández, president of the National Assembly of People’s Power; Mercedes López Acea, a vice president of the Council of State, and Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, minister of Foreign Affairs; as well as José Ramón Balaguer Cabrera, member of the Central Committee Secretariat, among other personalities

Good turnout in Sunday’s second round elections

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The second round of elections of delegates to Municipal Assemblies of People’s Power took place this Sunday, December 3, in those constituencies where no candidate received more than 50% of the valid votes cast in the first round

FIDEL'S CONCEPT OF REVOLUTION

With the truth as a weapon and a shield

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One of the key lines within Fidel's concept of Revolution reads "It is never lying or violating ethical principles; it is a profound conviction that there is no power on earth that can crush the truth…

Ciro Redondo: An unforgettable revolutionary

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The people of Artemisa paid homage to Ciro Redondo García, an iconic patriot from the province, on the 60th anniversary of his death, during a cultural-political gala attended by Comandante of the Revolution Ramiro Valdés Menéndez, a member of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee Political Bureau and a vice president of the Councils of State and Ministers

FIDEL'S CONCEPT OF REVOLUTION

Revolution: a constant dialogue between ideas and reality

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For Fidel, a sense of the historic moment is a political construction in dialogue between ideas and reality, aspirations and present demands, between theory and the specific problems of the nation and the people

Fidel, the humanist

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There is practically no corner of Cuba, no workplace, school, hospital, sports field, that he did not visit, to talk with those who lived, studied, or worked there

Second round elections scheduled for 1,100 constituencies

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The preliminary data reveals that 7,608,464 Cubans exercised their right to vote on Sunday, representing 85.94% of the total electorate of 8,855,213, as reported during a press conference by Alina Balseiro Gutiérrez, president of the National Electoral Commission (CEN)

Armando Hart dies

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Outstanding revolutionary combatant Armando Hart Dávalos died yesterday afternoon, November 26, as a result of respiratory failure

Fidel will never leave (+Photos)

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Fidel is present in this work of his that is the Cuban Revolution, to which the University of Havana and new generations are heir

Cuba ready for election day

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More than eight million Cubans are invited to head to the polls this Sunday, November 26, to elect delegates to Municipal Assemblies of People’s Power

Revolution is…

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One year after Fidel Castro Ruz passed away, Cuba continues to be a country in revolution

Fidel and his people

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Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro has, and will always be, alongside his people, whether on a march, during an encounter with campesinos, or visiting a school

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