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Díaz-Canel: “In difficult times, think differently”

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This approach was emphasized during a review of the national housing program, by the President of the Republic, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, who insisted forcefully on the need to transform current mechanisms to address delays, such as the delivery of cement to provinces, fundamentally to sales outlets affiliated with the Ministry of Domestic Commerce (Mincin), allowing the population greater access to construction materials, while at the same time contributing to the economy with increased retail sales.

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Why does Cuba maintain a 10% tax on U.S. dollars in cash?

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Why does Cuba maintain the 10% fee? Because our reality is unique, because of our audacity, because not yielding to the pressure of the most powerful empire in the world has become a matter of principle, and because economic sovereignty sustains the independence we defend, since Cuba’s road to development is not like anyone else’s.

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Díaz-Canel: Cuba will not renounce its sovereignty or independence

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“We are not intimidated by threats from the United States, which are part of its interventionist policy toward Cuba. It is deplorable that the country’s diplomats are incited to violate international law and the laws of the United States. Cuba will not renounce its sovereignty or independence,” said President of the Republic of Cuba Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, on his Twitter account.

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Díaz-Canel receives religious leaders


The President of the Republic of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, yesterday afternoon received Rudelmar Bueno de Faria and James E. Winkler, general secretaries of the Joint Alliance of Churches and the National Council of Churches of Christ, from the United States, as well as Brazilian theologian Frei Betto, Antonio Santana Hernández and Joel Ortega Dopico, president and executive secretary of the Cuban Council of Churches, respectively.

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Not one woman or man more, not one less

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On October 20, Cuban Culture Day, while we celebrated with songs and poems, a young street artist, 36 years of age, appeared hanging on the iron fence bars in a plaza, on the south side of Santiago de Chile. She had last been seen hours before, arrested by the police. According to dozens of news outlets of all stripes, blogs, Facebook pages, twitter accounts, and other media. She been abused, tortured, her wrists broken, and killed.

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Machado receives president of Just Russia Party

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The Second Secretary of the Central Committee of the Party, José Ramón Machado Ventura, received on Monday afternoon the President of A Just Russia Party, Sergei Mironov, who is conducting an official visit to our country. In the cordial meeting, the two expressed satisfaction with the development of relations between our two countries, and discussed topics on the international agenda, with special emphasis on the current situation in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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We will not renounce our conquests or our dreams

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The President of the Republic of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, during the most recent meeting of the Council of Ministers, at the Palace of the Revolution, stated “We will not renounce our conquests or making our dreams come true, only possible in our socialism, in constant improvement, which we are ready to defend at any cost.”According to the Presidency’s website, Díaz-Canel called on participants to stay “united, organized, and mobilized.”

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In the heart of Latin American unity

Fidel Raul Che

Our America is living intense days, but there is no reason, or time, to be discouraged. The continent’s peoples have opened the great avenues of their emancipation, and imperialism cannot close them. Bolívar, Martí, Sandino, pointed the way to unity. “How long will we remain in lethargy?” Fidel asked in 1959, during his visit to Caracas. “How long will we be defenseless pieces of a continent, which its liberator conceived as something more dignified, greater? How long will Latin Americans live in this miserly, ridiculous atmosphere? How long will we remain divided?”

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Lighting a dark night with a stroke of love


He would have exploded with indignation before the attacks by the oligarchy and military against Evo Morales and Bolivia’s process of change; he would be following the popular mobilizations challenging neoliberal dictates in Chile that traveled from north to south in Salvador Allende’s time; and would share the determination of the vast majority of Venezuelans, who with the leadership of Nicolás Maduro and the inspiration of his dear friend Hugo Chávez, do not yield to the desires of imperialism and their lackeys.

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Coup in Bolivia, a brief review of events


On November 12, Deputy Jeanine Añez proclaimed herself President during a Congressional meeting without the required quorum, since violent groups prevented Senators and Deputies from the Movement To Socialism (MAS) from reaching the site.Since then, campesinos, indigenous peoples, and popular sectors have blocked 83 roads in seven of the country’s nine departments, close to at least five cities, which are facing shortages of food and fuel.