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Cienfuegos selected to host national July 26th commemoration

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The Party Political Bureau has agreed to recognize the province of Cienfuegos by selecting its capital city as the venue for the national commemoration of the 69th anniversary of the assaults on the Moncada and Carlos Manuel de Céspedes garrisons, July 26. The decision reflects the excellent performance of the province’s people in the economic, political and social spheres, to which all sectors consistently contributed. Economically the province has distinguished itself with the development of productive agricultural poles and the diversification of crops.

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The power of Fidel’s counter-offensive

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Om n Cuba in the summer of 1994, Cuba’s economic panorama was dire, following the disappearance of trade with the Soviet Union, which eliminated the source of more than 70% of the country’s foreign currency income: power outages lasted more than 12 hours, a dwindling food supply turned a phrase from a popular soap opera, “Hey girl, say hello to your boyfriend,” into a synonym for rice and beans, the most frequently available dish, along with other Creole inventions such as soy meat and goose paste, while access to the few cafes that sold hamburgers was organized by neighborhood Committees for the Defense of the Revolution.

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Cuban ranks fourteenth among nations on the medal chart!

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Cuba rose to the challenge. Its liberating, emancipatory work made it so. From Céspedes to Martí, from Martí to Fidel and Raúl, the legacy continues to germinate in a people, from which exceptional human beings sprout: scientists, doctors, engineers, teachers, researchers, workers and officers… Women and youth carry on a history of commitment, as a starting point for new victories. A deep sense of honor is born in this homeland. No matter how steep the slope or rugged the path, be the adversary faster, taller or stronger, the Cuban people put their hearts into the task.

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Díaz-Canel: Those with the strength, the energy and the capacity are the youth

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The diversity, commitment and wealth of the ideas of Cuba’s youth were once again made clear at the historic University of Havana yesterday, August 5, during an honest, casual dialogue. The sun was just rising as 100 young Cubans gathered in the emblematic Cadenas Square waiting for a special guest: they had an appointment with the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee and President of the Republic, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez.

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An equation for the Cuban economy

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This meeting has made a contribution; we had already analyzed in some depth the issues you raised, but now, with your input, they are more clear, stated Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba, discussing the current state of the Cuban economy with specialists and students of Economic Sciences, yesterday August 4. The problems raised were identified in the Central Report to the 8th Party Congress and in the closing speech, and you have confirmed them and are supporting us, reiterated the President.

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The “opponents”

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With millions of tax dollars, the U.S. government insists on fabricating lies to discredit Cuba and enlisting common criminals as “opponents” to attack authorities, while the vast majority of Cubans are mobilized to battle a new peak in the COVID epidemic. I could also call this short chronicle “mid-week news,” and that is why I will begin by highlighting some headlines in the Cuban press, those which go unnoticed by many agencies and media, including some that have accredited correspondents on the island.

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Micro, small and medium-sized businesses in Cuba: A smooth start

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The creation in Cuba of micro, small and medium-size businesses (MSMEs), as part of the overhauling of the economic actors has risen an intensive debate and a lot of expectations, especially in the non-state sector. As it has was recently reported by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Planning (MEP) Alejandro Gil Fernández on Cuban television’s Mesa Redonda program, they are currently working at an accelerated pace in the norms that will rule the organization and functioning of these companies dedicated to the production of goods and services.

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Cuba is sports, as well

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Over these first days of August, Cuba has won the most medals thus far during the Tokyo-2020 Olympic Games, a total of seven, including the golds of Mijaín López, with his fourth Olympic crown, Luis Orta, with his first, and the Cuban rowing duo of Serguey Torres and Fernando Dayán, who closed a magical day, giving the Cuban delegation its best day of these Games. An impressive young Luis Orta, gave another wrestling dissertation to win the title, and not to mention Mijaín López, with a final in which he showed himself to as strong as ever.

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A right jab to the face of the right wing

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A Cuban-born boxer representing Spain, upon learning that he would face Julio Cesar La Cruz in the quarterfinals, excited haters of the Revolution with his bragging and offensive sloganeering, but lost the bout. With action and words, as if all of Cuba was speaking in his voice and posture, Julio Cesar La Cruz responded in the Olympic ring. The provocative comments of his rival Enmanuel Reyes, a Cuban-born boxer nationalized in Spain, upon learning that he would face La Cruz in the quarterfinals, roused those who encourage hate and demonize the Revolution.

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“I am here because the vaccine is Cuban”

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The first 10,000 Venezuelans, of the four million projected, are receiving their three doses of Cuba’s Abdala vaccine in Ciudad Tiuna, in the Caracas municipality of Libertador. It could be the human aspect of the work, the confidence returned, the lives saved here. Or perhaps the thousand and one expressions of brotherhood that have marked the hopes of Venezuela, over more than two decades.