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July 26 in Cuba’s soul

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The pandemic may prevent us from physically attending the essential encounters Cubans have every July 26 with the memory of our historical generation. There is no virus or adverse situation that can diminish the significance of the step they took in 1953, when a handful of young rebels, led by Fidel, “conquered” for eternity the yearnings of a people.
Santiago has not been the same since. Nor Bayamo, or Cuba.

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Terrorism against Cuba is state policy

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Two months after the terrorist Alazo Baró shot up the Cuban embassy in Washington, the complicit silence of the Trump administration, and the impunity afforded his mentors, indicate that violence will continue to be part of U.S. government policy toward Cuba. The United States government has been the main organizer and sponsor of terrorism in the world.

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No one has been left unprotected over 100 days of COVID-19

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Older adults living alone, individuals with disabilities, the mentally ill and persons with chronic diseases, mothers of young children, pregnant women, vulnerable families… all have received special support from the Prevention, Assistance and Social Work Department of the Ministry of Labor and Social Security (MTSS), during these difficult times. Among measures adopted, to address COVID-19, were the provision of differentiated attention by social workers.

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Cuba’s truth versus the paid lie

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A crude anti-Cuban maneuver failed July 3, at the 44th ordinary session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC), orchestrated by a mercenary in the service of the U.S. government, in collusion with right wing extremists in Miami. Diplomat Jairo Rodríguez Hernández, member of the Cuban Permanent Mission in Geneva, responded to the slanderous comments made by Ariel Ruiz Urquiola, in an attempt to discredit our country’s international medical cooperation.

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Díaz-Canel at International Labor Organization Summit: Nothing is more valuable in the Cuban Revolution than a person’s life

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Statement by Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of the Republic of Cuba, during Global Leaders Day of the International Labor Organization’s Summit on COVID-19 and the world of work: I feel honored to bring to this virtual Summit the voice of Cuba, a small developing country, where workers in power struggle on a daily basis to achieve all justice, which was the dream and a commitment of the founding fathers of our nation.

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The pandemic has not undermined Cuba’s commitment to workers

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When Cuba’s President attends the World Leaders’ Summit of the International Labor Organization, July 7, he will discuss the 36 government measures taken to address labor, wages and social security during the epidemic. If there is one thing that allows Cubans to hold our heads high in any international forum addressing the problems of our peoples.

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Morality as our banner

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Once again, an attempt was made to manipulate the issue of human rights to discredit Cuba, following the same dishonest, 60-year-old prefabricated script. The double standards, political manipulation and selectivity in addressing the issue were deployed unsuccessfully, in an effort to overshadow our achievements before the world. The stage on this occasion was the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Cuba reopens its borders to international tourism

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With an infrastructure constructed in harmony with nature over more than two decades, the Cuban beach resorts of Jardines del Rey and Cayo Santa María, off the northern coast of the provinces of Ciego de Ávila and Villa Clara, respectively, continue their consolidation as essential tourist destinations. Available, between the two, are 46 four and five-star hotels, with more than 19,000 rooms open to national and international tourism.

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Thirty years ago, the São Paulo Forum gave the left heart

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Thirty years ago, on the initiative of Fidel Castro, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and the Brazilian Workers’ Party, in an adverse context for the left around the world, when many believed that socialism was a dead-end and neoliberalism was advancing, the Encounter of Latin America and the Caribbean Political Parties and Movements, renamed the São Paulo Forum a year later, was held in São Paulo, July 2-4, 1990.

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Statement by Dr. Fidel Castro Ruz, President of the Republic of Cuba, upon decorating Juan Miguel González with the Carlos Manuel de Céspedes Order

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Five days earlier, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs had received his letter from November 27 requesting that it undertake the necessary procedures before the U.S. authorities for the return of his son Elián, a survivor of the wreckage of a makeshift boat that had illegally left from Cuba. The following day, the boy’s maternal grandmother made the same request in another letter.