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Dominica is in shock

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dominica-huracanTwo weeks after Dominica was devastated by Hurricane Maria’s winds of over 250 kilometers per hour, the island remains in a state of shock. “It looked like a tornado,” Debora Bowerstold Granma. Aged 70, she clearly remembers when Hurricane David struck the island four decades ago. “This was twice as bad,” she stressed.

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A new moon for playwright Amado del Pino

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In the Tribute Colloquium to Amado del Pino held in the Dulce María Loynaz Cultural Center, theater critic Osvaldo Cano said of the playwright: “Amado had the great merit of weaving networks of friendship, he was passionate and excessive, an intense Cuban.” Photo: Courtesy of Alejandro Palomino

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Press conference by Cuban Foreign Minister

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Press conference with national and international media presented by Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba, at the Ministry headquarters, October 3, 2017, Year 59 of the Revolution

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Regional meeting on women to be held in Havana

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Forty years after the first Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean, hosted by Cuba, the forthcoming Fifty-Sixth Meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Conference will be held October 5-6, in Havana.

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U.S. expels 15 diplomats from Cuban Embassy in Washington

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On October 3, the U.S. State Department ordered the expulsion of 15 Cuban diplomats from the island’s Embassy in Washington, just a week after the Cuban government urged the U.S. to avoid making hasty decisions.

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Cuba has never perpetrated, nor will it ever perpetrate attacks of any sort against diplomatic officials or their relatives, without any exception

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On September 29, 2017, the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced the decision to significantly downscale the diplomatic staff of the US embassy in Havana and withdraw all their relatives, claiming that there had been “attacks” perpetrated against US Government officials in Cuba which have harmed their health.

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Villa Clara youth to pay tribute to Che

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Thousands of students from across Villa Clara province will lead the traditional “Por la ruta del Che” (Che’s route) walk this Thursday, October 5, in honor of the Hero of the Battle of Santa Clara on the 50th anniversary of his death, which will be commemorated across the island this October 8.

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Plaza del Che ready for commemoration of 50th anniversary of the heroic guerilla’s death

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An intense effort has been underway at the Comandante Ernesto Che Guevara Sculpture Complex, to ready the plaza for the national commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Che’s death, October 8. Over the past several days, men and women from a variety of institutions are working jointly to return to its full glory this sacred site where the remains of Comandante Che Guevara and his comrades in arms rest, explained Noris Cárdenas Martínez, director of the Complex.

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Cuban linemen conclude work in areas affected by Irma

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Cuban linemen who traveled to this province to assist with the efforts to restore power following Hurricane Irma, have returned to their respective territories. After 21 days of intense work, the almost 1,000 electricity workers from Guantánamo, Granma, Las Tunas, Camagüey and Sancti Spíritus, together with locals, succeeded in restoring 99.6% of the energy system across Ciego de Ávila.

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National Defense Council Informational Report

CUBA-GUANTANAMO-PENETRACIONES DEL MAR EN EL MALECON DE BARACOA

As is known, September 7-10, the country was impacted by the powerful Hurricane Irma, which caused severe coastal flooding, strong winds, and heavy rainfall, principally in the north of the island from Camagüey to Artemisa. The provinces most affected were Camagüey, Ciego de Ávila, Sancti Spíritus and Villa Clara. Others such as Guantánamo, Holguín, Las Tunas, Cienfuegos, Matanzas, Mayabeque, and La Habana also suffered damage.