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New York Governor Considers Productive Visit to Cuba

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Governor of New York State, Andrew Cuomo described today as productive and mutually advantageous his two-day visit to Cuba accompanied by some 20 businesspeople. Little before his departure this afternoon, Cuomo said he will do everything within his reach to achieve lifting the economic, commercial and financial blockade that the U.S. keeps on the island for more than half a century.

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Spanish Government Calls Ambassador in Venezuela

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The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Spain, José García-Margallo, announced today that summoned for consultations the ambassador in Caracas, Antonio Pérez, protesting statements of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.

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Cuban Foreign Minister Describes as Profitable His Visit to France

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Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez described as “extremely profitable” the official visit to France that concluded yesterday, as part of a tour of Europe. Rodriguez met on Monday, April 20, with French Minister of Finance and Public Accounts, Michel Sapin. They exchanged on the evolution of the bilateral economic-trade relations and the mutual interest in diversifying them.

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French President Meets Cuban Foreign Minister

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French President François Hollande met today with Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez, who is on an official visit to this country.

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Cuban First Vice President Welcomes New York Governor

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Cuban First Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel welcomed today the Governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, who is heading a New Yorker trade delegation that is visiting this country.

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Cuba Readies for Partial Election Runoff

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The National Electoral Commission (CEN) is preparing since today for the partial election runoff in Cuba, to elect the delegates to the Municipal Assemblies of the People”s Power.
During the first round, held on Sunday, April 19, about 11,425 delegates were elected and some 1,164 should be chosen on April 26 in runoff, CEN president Alina Balseiro stated.

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Message of the Secretary-General for 2015

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The word ‘mother’ holds great power. It evokes memories of the women who gave us life, nurtured us as infants and helped mould us into who we are today. The Earth is the ultimate mother – an astounding planet that has, since time immemorial, supported life in myriad forms. As humans, we outgrow the need for constant maternal care. But we can never outgrow our reliance on Mother Earth. As long as we live, we need air, water, fertile soil and the countless other gifts this planet bestows.

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Argentina President Travels to Russia

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President of Argentina Cristina Fernandez is travelling today to Russia with a portfolio full of issues to discuss in business, politics, joint production, energy, industry and culture. An official communiqué issued by the Argentine Government said that the visit of Fernandez to Russia is seeking to strengthen the bilateral alliance described by the two sides as strategic.

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Cuban Election Process Marked by Broad Participation

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Cuba held partial elections, described as satisfactory and positive, and characterized by the broad participation of voters. More than 7,700,000 citizens voted to elect the delegates to the Municipal Assemblies of the People’s Power in 24,646 polling stations opened yesterday.

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ABC invents bomb threat in a Cuban plane, remove this news and makes a mockery to all media that reproduce that

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We can read in various digital sites including eleconomista.es (1) and in the Qué dailyt (2), that a Cubana de Aviacion flight that connected Madrid- Havana was canceled this past Saturday cause of a bomb threat . The news also toured social networks Twitter and Facebook, being a leit motive of alarmist comments on the websites from the ” anti-Castro” extreme right-wing