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Efforts to increase food production advancing

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José Ramón Machado Ventura, second secretary of the Party Central Committee visited areas under cultivation around the province to review efforts being made to increase food production, rice in particular, as well as sugar cane.

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Venezuela and Cuba strengthen economic cooperation

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Cuba and Venezuela will increase investment in tourism, the oil and iron and steel industries, among other sectors, Venezuelan Minister of Foreign Trade, Jesús Faría, noted yesterday, Wednesday, June 15, during an economic forum held with Cuban representatives.

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Cuba and the United States to combat disease together

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Cuban and U.S. health authorities signed an unprecedented memorandum of understanding earlier this week to cooperate in combating diseases affecting the two neighboring countries and exchange experiences.

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Debate on Cuba’s future underway


AS agreements are made to be fulfilled and not to be shelved, today one of the decisions of the recent 7th Party Congress – which was outlined on the very first day in the Central Report – is already being put into practice: “In order to enrich and perfect these documents we propose that both, that is to say, the conceptualization and fundamentals of the National Development Plan, after being reviewed by the Congress, be submitted to a process of democratic discussions by members of the Party and Young Communist League, representatives of mass organizations and broad sectors of Cuban society.”

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Raúl sends letter of condolences to President of Kazakhstan


The President of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, sent a message of condolences to President of Kazakhstan, Nursultán Nazarbáev, following the terrorist attacks in the city of Aktobe, which left four civilians and three soldiers dead, according to a diplomatic source cited by Prensa Latina.

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Havana: Wonder City of the World

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“Fortunately, (…) the city is in tact, run-down in parts, but when you pull back the veil of this apparent decline, its splendor appears in every building, everywhere. You have to have eyes to see its wonder and a heart that never loses faith,” stated Dr. Eusebio Leal Spengler, Havana City Historian speaking to the press just moments before the official unveiling of the monument and commemorative plaque declaring Havana a Wonder City of the World, at the Castillo de San Salvador de la Punta.

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Cuba reiterates commitment to cooperate with others in struggle against AIDS

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Yesterday June 9 in the UN General Assembly, Cuba reiterated its willingness to cooperate with other countries to combat the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and promote prevention, while advocating for the universal human right to health care and its non-commercial development, as necessary to reach the goal of eradication of the disease by 2030.

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CUBA, 9 June 2016. On Wednesday, June 8th a technical meeting took place in Havana between the Cuban and U.S. authorities in charge of preventing and dealing with terrorism, for the purpose of exchanging ideas on the possibilities of cooperation in this area.

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Raúl receives provisional President of Haiti

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Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, yesterday June 5, received the honorable Mr. Jocelerme Privert, Provisional President of Haiti, who visited the country to attend the 7th Summit of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS-AEC).

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Raúl receives President of Guyana

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On June 5, the President of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, received the honorable David Arthur Granger, President of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, leading a delegation to the 7th Summit of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS).