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U.S. Airlines Still Waiting for Washington’s Permission to Fly to Cuba

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U.S. airlines are still awaiting a response from the federal authorities to begin direct flights to Cuba, Cuban ambassador in the United States, Jose Ramon Cabañas said Thursday. During a press conference on Twitter, Cabañas said that the airlines already have the green light with the Institute of Civil Aeronautics of Cuba, but the U.S. government has still not given its authorization.

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Cuba Supports Latin American Vision of Development Goals

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Cuba has called for Latin American and Caribbean vision in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, approved by the General Assembly of the United Nations. The statement was made by the Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment (MINCEX), Rodrigo Malmierca, who heads the Cuban delegation to the 36th session of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), which concluded Friday.

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The twisted truth of the right wing

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“And your lie, even if it is repeated a thousand times, will never be true,“ reads the second sentence of a message sent last week by Luis Almagro, Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), to Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro.

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A scientific facility committed to life

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The Molecular Immunology Center (CIM) is part of a Cuban plan to develop treatments for cancer and other autoimmune diseases using biotechnological methods, creating important medicines benefiting the population’s health, and contributing to the growth of exports.

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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, as reported by Prensa Latina.

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The results of solidarity

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Diplomatic relations between Cuba and Bolivia were reestablished on January 11, 1983, during the government of President Hernán Siles Zuazo. 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.

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Raúl receives Kim Yong Chol, Special Envoy of the President of the Workers’ Party of Korea

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On the afternoon of Tuesday, May 24, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC) Central Committee, received Kim Yong Chol, a member of the Politburo of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK). During the fraternal meeting, both officials confirmed their mutual interest in strengthening the historic ties which unite the two Parties, governments and peoples.

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Kcho exhibits in Paris

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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. I talk about the work, passion, responsibility, art as responsibility. You can’t create without a sense of responsibility, even more so today when everything is becoming nothing more than a commodity, pale and void of a genuine message, the artist told Prensa Latina.

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Xanadu: Cuba’s mansion on the golf course

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Upon hearing the word Xanadu, some might recall Olivia Newton-John and the Electric Light Orchestra, but a few will be transported to a high spot along the coast of the Hicacos Peninsula in the Cuban province of Matanzas, where a mansion was built in 1930, bearing this name, inspired by Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s poem. Also known as Dupont house, it now sits aside the greens of the only 18-hole golf course in Cuba.

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New Archbishop of Havana assumes his post

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The ceremony was attended by Salvador Valdés Mesa, member of the Party Political Bureau and a vice president of the Council of State; Caridad Diego, head of the Party Central Committee Office of Religious Affairs; Party and government authorities of the capital; and members of the diplomatic corps accredited to Cuba.