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Cuban First Vice President Meets Palestinian Foreign Minister

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Cuban First Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel met on Saturday with Riad al-Malki, foreign minister of the Palestinian National Authority, who is on an official visit to the island. According to a report from the national television, during the fraternal meeting, both leaders reaffirmed their willingness to continue working on strengthening bilateral relations, and discussed other issues on the international agenda.

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Aid Promised by Obama to Colombia Described as Poor

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The Colombian Communist Party (PCC) described today as poor the aid U.S. President, Barack Obama, promised to support the post-conflict in the Andean country, while questioned the motivations of that offer.

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Irregular Cuban Migrants Could Travel to Mexico from Panama

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The governments of Mexico and Panama have agreed on a solution to facilitate the transit of irregular Cuba immigrant who are in the country, in a bilateral meeting between the nations presidents, the Foreign Ministry announced today. Presidents Juan Carlos Varela and Enrique Peña Nieto met last January 27th on the sidelines of the 4th Summit of the Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), held in Quito, Ecuador.

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A philosophy of “surviving, growing and persevering”

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Speaking to Granma International, Mauro Hueb, director of operations for the Odebrecht Organization in Cuba, explained that whenever the conglomerate arrives to a country for the first time, its mission is to fit into the constructive agenda of this nation, to become a local business and remain there long-term.

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A country full of books

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Cuba is set to become a huge literary hub once again. There are just a few days to go before the inauguration of Havana’s annual International Book Fair (FILH) – which begins on Thursday, February 11, and runs through February 21– one of the most popular events on the island.

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Cuban Publishing House with 20 Titles in International Book Fair

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A catalog of 20 titles will be presented by Ediciones Matanzas in the 25th International Book Fair, which will begin in Havana on February 11.
Jacqueline Mendez, promoter of that publishing house, said to Prensa Latina that the new works include essays, fiction, poetry and literature for children and young people.

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Fidel elected as delegate to Seventh Party Congress

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The leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, was elected as a delegate to the Communist Party of Cuba Seventh Congress from this heroic city, as part of the process underway prior to the important gathering scheduled to take place in Havana, this coming April.

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Raúl back in Cuba

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On arrival at the José Martí International Airport, the Army General was received by José Ramón Machado Ventura, second secretary of the Party Central Committee and a vice president of the Councils of State and Ministers.

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Cuba develops biopharmaceuticals to treat cancer

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Cuba currently has a total of 28 drugs registered, or in various stages of investigation, for the treatment of cancer, which include therapeutic vaccines, monoclonal antibodies, interferons and peptides, developed in different scientific institutions linked to the country’s biotechnology sector.

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A celebration of literature

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The 57th edition of the Casa de las Américas Prize, which since its very beginnings has been a celebration of literature, on January 28, revealed the winners chosen from the authors of more than 400 works submitted to the competition this year.