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The Alicia Alonso Grand Theater of Havana in all its splendor

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Army General Raúl Castro, President of the Councils of State and Ministers, alongside Alicia Alonso at the National Ballet of Cuba’s gala for the 57th anniversary of the triumph of the Revolution, and re-opening of the Grand Theater of Havana. Photo: Estudio Revolución
The majestic Grand Theater of Havana, a mecca of performing arts in Cuba and one of the architectural icons of the city, now bears the name of the exceptional ballerina Alicia Alonso.

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Victory Caravan reenacted

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Young workers and soldiers from the Revolutionary Armed Forces and Ministry of the Interior recall the entry of the Rebel Army Victory Caravan in Holguín.
Full of joy and enthusiasm, as if 57 years had not passed, Adolfo Begdadi Herrera, accompanied by students of all ages, young workers and soldiers from the Revolutionary Armed Forces and Ministry of the Interior, recalled the arrival of the Rebel Army Victory Caravan’s to the region.

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A year later, the blockade remains in full force

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The Apollo spacecraft landing on the moon, the lifting of the prohibition of alcohol in Mississippi and the end of racial segregation, are the stuff of history books in the United States. However, these three events all postdate the implementation of the economic, political and financial blockade against Cuba. Many may wonder how it is possible that this relic of the Cold War remains in force today, despite being condemned every year at the UN by the vast majority of the international community, even after Havana and Washington opened a new chapter in their bilateral relations

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Leading figures of Cuban science to be recognized

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Cuban Science Day, celebrated on January 15, will see a range of activities across the island, bringing together researchers, scientists, innovators and technologists
Georgina Bonilla Pimentel, secretary generalof the National Unionof Sciences, announced a program of activities to mark the date, beginning on January 11, in tribute to efforts in the field, including creative meansto solvingproblems and addressing prioritiesin the variousspheres of society.

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Old Havana strengthening links with the world

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Tourism company Habaguanex S.A of the Havana City Historian’s Office ends 2015 with a positive economic outlook, while aiming for greater specialization of its products next year, Luis Enrique Sotolongo Otero, president of the entity, told the press.

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January 1 gala dedicated to the triumph of the Revolution in Havana’s newly renovated Alicia Alonso Gran Teatro

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Havana’s Alicia Alonso Gran Teatro will open its doors January 1, 2016, after a three-year renovation, with the customary gala dedicated to the triumph of the Revolution. Included will be a performance entitled Tríptico Clásico by the Cuban National Ballet, in Federico García Lorca Hall, accompanied by the theater’s orchestra conducted by Giovanny Duarte.

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A cannon salute for the Revolution and victory

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In a salute to the 57th anniversary of the triumph of the Cuban Revolution, 21 rounds of artillery were fired from the San Carlos de la Cabaña Fortress in Havana, to honor the homeland’s martyrs, our courageous people and the revolutionary victory. The firing of a battery of six 122 millimeter shells M-30, by 30 cadets from the Revolutionary Armed Forces’ General Antonio Maceo School resounded in the night air to welcome a new year of challenges.

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Machado Ventura visits agricultural and sugar entities in Mayabeque

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José Ramón Machado Ventura, second secretary of the Party Central Committee and a vice president of the Councils of State and Ministers, visited three sugar mills in the province of Mayabeque, together with agricultural producers dedicated to cultivating potatoes in the municipalities of Güines, Melena del Sur, Batabanó and Quivicán, this Wednesday, December 30.

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Cuba will not renounce the principles and ideals for which generations of Cubans have fought

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The history of our Revolution is full of glorious chapters in the face of challenges, risks and threats, the President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, stated during his speech closing the Sixth Ordinary Session of the Eighth Legislature of the National Assembly of People’s Power, December 29.

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Speech delivered by Army General Raúl Castro in de Six session of de National Assembly

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A year of intensive work and positive results for our country is about to end. We have been quite busy during the last few days: The Council of Ministers met on the eighteenth to discuss, among other issues broadly covered by the media, the performance of the national economy this year as well as the economic plan and budget proposed for the year 2016, which were approved today by this Assembly.