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Diaz-Canel receives President Evo Morales

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The President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermúdez, Thursday night received the President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, Evo Morales Ayma, who made a brief stopover in Havana

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Upcoming referendum exemplifies citizen participation in the new Constitution

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One of the most important steps leading to the February 24 referendum on Cuba’s new Constitution took place recently with the establishment of electoral commissions at the provincial, municipal, and constituency level, and for special voting sites.

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Council of Ministers assuring support for recovery efforts

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Yesterday evening, President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez again led a Council of Ministers meeting to review progress being made in recovery efforts in Havana, in the wake of the devastating January 27 tornado.

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Fernández Retamar awarded the International/UNESCO José Martí Prize

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Poet and essayist Roberto Fernández Retamar described receiving the International/UNESCO José Martí Prize as one of the great honors of his life. The jury recognized the prestigious intellectual’s efforts to defend “justice, the rights of children, ethical values, the dignity of each man and woman and the fight against racism.

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May speed and sensibility define recovery efforts

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The Council of Ministers, led by President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, met again, yesterday evening, to evaluate the progress of recovery efforts following the January 27 tornado that struck Havana, and coordinate forces to provide a rapid response.

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Rapid, organized response to tornado damage in Havana

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Past 8:00pm, the evening of January 28, Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez chaired another meeting of the Council of Ministers to evaluate progress being made on recovery efforts underway in Havana, after a tornado struck several capital city municipalities, the night of January 27.

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In defense of peace in Colombia

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On January 17, a car bomb attack occurred at the General Francisco de Paula Santander Police Cadet School, causing the loss of 21 human lives and 68 injuries.

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May speed and sensibility define recovery efforts

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The Council of Ministers, led by President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, met again, yesterday evening, to evaluate the progress of recovery efforts following the January 27 tornado that struck Havana, and coordinate forces to provide a rapid response.

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Lighting the night to recall Martí

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In Havana last night, a sea of youth advanced down University Hill to the Fragua Martiana, near the city’s waterfront, to celebrate a date all Cubans know: the birth José Martí.

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The Revolution stands by its people

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This commitment was demonstrated by the President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, who during the early hours of January 28, toured areas of the capital affected by a devastating, category EF 4 tornado, which caused considerable material and human damage in Havana.