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Díaz-Canel receives President of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic

canel sarahui

The President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, received December 4 the President of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) and Secretary General of the Polisario Front, His Excellency Brahim Ghali, on an official visit to Cuba.

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Thank you, Cuban doctors. See you soon

Medico Brasil despedida

About 40 years ago, in 1977, I was doing a piece in Africa, on the Mauritanian border, on the way to the Sahrawi Republic, and during one of the stops in a village next to a small oasis, I heard a group of people talking. At a spring in the village comparable to a Brazilian favela, I heard people who spoke Spanish and approached with my Arab guide. I saw that they were dressed in white and I asked them if they were doctors and they responded: “Yes, we are doctors, Cuban doctors.”

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An eternal presence

Fidel Sierra Maestra

The passage of our Comadante en Jefe into immortality –marked by the moment Army General Raúl Castro Ruz placed a cedar chest holding his ashes into the heart of a monumental boulder here, December 4, 2016 – was commemorated by 350,000 residents of the city who reaffirmed his eternal presence.

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More than doctors, a family

medicos brasil Cuba

December 3, 2016, general practitioner Dr. Rosa María Salazar Gutiérrez left for Brazil as part of the Mais Médicos (More Doctors) program. She had undertaken three previous missions in Honduras, Venezuela and Guatemala. In total, she had 11 years of internationalist experience and a professional career spanning 32 years.

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Anniversary of the Granma landing celebrated in Santiago de Cuba

Desembarco granma aniversario

The 62nd anniversary of the Granma expedition’s landing was commemorated with a tribute to the Revolutionary Armed Forces in Santiago de Cuba’s Santa Ifigenia cemetery where floral wreaths were placed in José Martí’s mausoleum in the name of Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba; President of the Councils of State and Ministers Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez; and the Cuban people.

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A salute to Baracoa, as beautiful as ever

Canel Baracoa

Baracoa’s beauty and traditions must be preserved, insisted Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, as he conversed with residents and authorities in this municipality, during a government visit to this eastern province, which also took him to Maisí.

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Raúl receives People’s Army of Vietnam Political General

Raul Vietnam

Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee, yesterday afternoon, November 28, received Coronel General Luong Cuong, a member of the Communist Party of Vietnam’s Secretariat and head of the People’s Army Political Department’s directorate, along with the delegation accompanying him, who were making an official visit to Cuba on the invitation of the Ministry of Revolutionary Armed Forces (FAR).

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The return of Cuban doctors from Brazil to begin shortly

Brasil medicos

The return of Cuban health professionals working in Brazil will begin shortly and should conclude by mid-December, according to authorities at the Ministry of Public Health (Minsap) who, in collaboration with the Ministry of Transportation, are ensuring the arrival of all their belongings and transportation from Havana to their homes across the island.

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La Habana, 500 years of history and life

Morro

Original peoples, Black slaves, pirates, the French, British, Chinese, and Spanish, are only a few of the many who populated Havana in its early years. Christened by Diego Velázquez as the Villa de San Cristóbal, in 1519, the city became one of the most important in the so-called New World.

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The urgent imperative of a resistance front

Raul Roa

If all democratic forms of government have been subjected to the most challenging tests during these times, this has been seen nowhere more ferociously than in Our America, where they have been placed in serious danger. From south to north, military lodges, landholders, power brokers, uncouth oligarchies, and big business, in sinister complicity, with no holds placed by the UN or the OAS, have abolished fundamental human and civil freedoms.