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Fraternal meeting between the Chinese Premier and Fidel

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On the afternoon on Sunday, September 25, compañero Li Keqiang, member of the Standing Committee of the Central Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China and Premier of the People’s Republic of China, paid a friendly visit to Comandante en Jefe, Fidel Castro Ruz, as part of an official visit to the island.

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Cartagena: A new era of peace begins

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Shortly after noon, yesterday, September 25, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers arrived here, to attend the signing of the final agreement between the government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia- People’s Army (FARC-EP) to end the armed conflict and construct a stable, lasting peace in the country.

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New solar park under construction in Cienfuegos

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Following the start of earthworks March 2, 2016 in a rocky area – which complicated operations – the El Pino photovoltaic solar park is now halfway to completion.The small solar park, located in the municipality of Rodas, is being constructed at a total cost of 6,540,000 CUP.

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Japanese Prime Minister visits Fidel

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On September 22, Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro Ruz received His Excellency Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan. The distinguished official, leading a delegation from his country, expressed his pleasure on visiting Cuba for the first time to the leader of the Cuban Revolution. He also recalled Fidel’s visit to Japan and its significance in strengthening the ties of friendship between the people of Japan and Cuba.

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EU proposes normalization of relations with Cuba

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The European Commission proposed that member countries adopt the Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement with Cuba to normalize relations between the bloc and the Caribbean island, as reported by Prensa Latina. EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, presented the document this Thursday, September 22, and stressed that it is the result of productive and constructive joint efforts between Cuba and the EU and “marks the turning point in our relations.”

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Global support for peace and against the U.S. blockade of Cuba

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“Cuba condemns all forms of terrorism” stated Kenia Serrano Puig, president of the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP), speaking to Granma International, in reference to activities taking place in the months of September and October as part of the “We Remember. Solidarity against the blockade and terrorism” campaign.

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Collaboration for agricultural development

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Increasing crop yields, improving living conditions for men and women in rural areas, and strengthening the application of scientific and technological knowledge in the fields are the strategic lines the country is pursuing to promote agricultural development. Given the importance of this sector to the Cuban economy, and of course the people’s food security, many initiatives are underway to develop the entire system, especially at its most basic level.

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Raúl receives Prime Minister of Japan

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On the afternoon of September 22, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba received His Excellency Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, currently making an official visit to the island.

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Japan donates medical equipment to Cuba

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Yesterday, September 22, Cuba and Japan made official the donation of medical equipment by the Japanese government to the island with the signing of an Exchange of Notes, as part of the official visit by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

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Cuban jurists denounce U.S. blockade

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The economic, commercial, and financial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba remains in full force, and its extraterritorial reach, moreover, continues to worsen. Thus states a declaration released by the National Union of Cuban Jurists (UNJC) condemning the hostile U.S. policy, emphasizing its negative impact on banking which creates obstacles to the country’s development.