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Canadian Embassy in Havana designated ‘unaccompanied post’

Relaciuone exteriores

Declaration by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cuba regarding the Canadian government’s decision to designate its embassy in Havana an ‘unaccompanied post,’ following unusual health symptoms reported in 2017 by some Canadian diplomatic staff and dependants posted to the Cuban capital, according to a statement

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Minute to minute: National Assembly Constituent Session

Raul Castro y Diaz Canel

The Republic of Cuba’s Council of State agreed to initiate, on April 18, the Constituent Session of the National Assembly of People’s Power 9th Legislature, at the Havana International Conference Center. Follow our coverage live on our official Facebook and Twitter accounts

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The virtue of believing in the youth

Raul marcha antorchas

“Every time Raúl meets with youth his eyes shine; he’s re-energized,” says the late Jorge Risquet Valdés turning and speaking to me in a low voice. The revolutionary combatant was referring to the Army General, at that time Minister of the Revolutionary Armed Forces (FAR), during a visit to one of the units of the Eastern Army, where he met and spoke with young combatants, including officers, in whom he recognized the will to continue defending the homeland.

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Raúl congratulates Cuban delegation to 8th Summit of the Americas

Raul recibe Lima

With congratulations and a firm handshake, Cuban President Raúl Castro Ruz received members of the island’s delegation who attended the 8th Summit of the Americas and its parallel forums, and recognized the strong position they maintained in defense of the Revolution.

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Havana’s Gran Manzana Kempinscki Hotel awarded architecture prize

kempinski

The Gran Manzana Kempinscki Hotel won the Versailles continental prize for architecture, in a ceremony held recently in Santiago de Chile, during which awards were also presented to outstanding stores, restaurants and shopping centers, reports Prensa Latina.

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Our deputies have all the merits and abilities needed to represent us in the National Assembly

AN  dia 19

With the same rights enjoyed by the Cuban people, the principal protagonists in the democratic, participative process of the 2017-2018 general elections, readers of Granma International are offereda dialogue, organized by our multimedia staff, with members of the National Candidatures Commission on their work during these historic elections.

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Cuba Moves Forward Constituent Session of New Legislature

cuba-poder-popular

The Council of State of Cuba announced on Monday that the constituent session of the 9th Legislature of the National Parliament, initially scheduled for Thursday 19, has been moved forward to Wednesday 18.

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Despite Apathy, Guatemala Says YES to Resolve the Dispute with Belice

beliceguate

The green light dominated widely in the popular referendum held on Sunday in Guatemala to decide whether a territorial, maritime and insular dispute with Belize will be brought before the International Court of Justice, according to the official results announced today here.

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Our deputies have all the merits and abilities needed to represent us in the National Assembly

Parlamento cuba

With the same rights enjoyed by the Cuban people, the principal protagonists in the democratic, participative process of the 2017-2018 general elections, readers of Granma International are offereda dialogue, organized by our multimedia staff, with members of the National Candidatures Commission on their work during these historic elections.

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Days of combat

Fidel 23 y 12 abril 1961

Rumors of the fighting were heard during the dawn hours. It was at a distance. I went out on the balcony. From the heights of Vedado, militia men ran down the hill as they finished buttoning their uniform shirts. Right away, the news began to spread. They had bombed the Ciudad Libertad airport. We were in the prelude to an imminent invasion, expected since the United States had broken diplomatic relations. We were on the eve of Playa Girón. (on the Bay of Pigs)