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Iberostar opens new hotel in Varadero

Iberoestar Varadero

With 90% of its rooms boasting sea views as well as family and adult only facilities, Bella Vista Varadero, the 15th establishment managed by the Iberostar chain in Cuba, is already in operation.

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A year later, the 7th Party Congress continues

Fidel Congreso Pcc

A year ago, the undefeated Comandante en Jefe of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz, left us a testament and a political duty: “working with fervor and dignity, can produce the material and cultural wealth that humans need, and we must fight relentlessly to obtain these.”

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Supporting working mothers

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A little more than two months have passed since the entry into force in Cuba of Decree-Laws 339 and 340, on Female Workers’ Maternity and the Modification of Special Social Security Regimes with regard to maternity protection, respectively.

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Cuba: Passionate about film

Solas fest cine pobre

Waning cinema attendance is a phenomenon affecting today’s film industry, as spectators abandon theaters, preferring to watch movies in the comfort of their own homes. In Cuba however, although the number of cinemas has been declining, there still exists a genuine passion for film.

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Díaz-Canel receives Prime Minister of the Republic of the Congo

Diaz Congo

The First Vice President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, held official talks this Monday, April 17, with the Prime Minister of the Republic of the Congo, His Excellency Clément Mouamba, who is currently undertaking an official visit to the island.

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International book fair concludes with tribute to Fidel

Feria del libro fin

The conclusion of the 26th edition of the 2017 Cuba International Book Fair in this city, which has since its beginning served as special tribute to its creator and number one supporter, Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro Ruz, saw the presentation by Cuban Minister of Culture Abel Prieto Jiménez of the special book, Exequias, Fidel Castro Ruz.

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The pride of having served Cuba

Condecoración

At the Havana cinema located on the corner of 23rd and 12th streets, almost half a block from where Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro proclaimed the socialist character of the Cuban Revolution on April 16, 1961, the 56th anniversary of this historic date was celebrated.

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Increasing business opportunities

Cuba salud

Since 2014, Cuba has emphasized that its economic development largely depends on increasing the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate, which over the last decade has been steady at around 2%, almost half of the Latin American average over the same period. Analysis of international experiences demonstrates that economic progress requires a sustained growth rate

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Cuban doctors in Peru: A work of altruism

Brigada medica Peru

“We are ready and willing to overcome any adversity,” stated Dr. Ricardo Martínez Llizo, a member of the 23rd Brigade of the Henry Reeve International Contingent of Doctors Specializing in Disaster Situations and Serious Epidemics, currently providing services in Peru, while speaking to Granma International.

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Almagro, the OAS, and the stench of sulphur

OEA caricatura

How can it be possible for an organization that violates its very own institutional procedures to assert that a state is suffering the alteration of its democratic order? This was the latest move made by the Organization of American States (OAS) this April 3, concerning the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. Was this just a deranged, obsessive, outrageous outburst on its part? Nothing of the sort.