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Raúl meets Algerian Prime Minister

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President Raúl Castro Ruz meets Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal on the first day of his official visit to the North African country. President Raúl Castro Ruz met Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal on the first day of his official visit to the North African country, to discuss ways to perfect relations between the two countries and expand bilateral trade, according to AIN. Additionally attending the meeting, which also included a review of challenging international and regional issues, were Algeria’s Foreign Minister Ramtan Lamamra, and Health Minister Abdelmalek Budiaf.

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President Raul Castro Holds Meeting with Algerian Authorities

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Cuba”s President Raul Castro, today met with Prime Minister of Algeria Abdelmalek Selal, and with the leader of the National People”s Assembly Mohamed Larbi Ould Khalifa. During the exchanges, which took place in a cordial and friendly atmosphere, the Cuban President recalled that this is his third visit to the African nation and that the two countries have historical ties of friendship and solidarity.

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Cuban Five Distinguished As Illustrious Guests in Caracas

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The Cuban Five today received the Keys to the City of Caracas from Mayor Jorge Rodriguez, which qualifies them as illustrious guests. At the official welcoming ceremony in the Plaza Simon Bolivar, Gerardo Hernandez, Ramon Labañino, Antonio Guerrero, Fernando Gonzalez and Rene Gonzalez, together with their families, laid a wreath at the statue of the Liberator of America.

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Russian Duma President Heads Delegation to Cuba

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The president of the State Russian Duma (Low Chamber) travels today to Cuba on an official visit, on occasion of the 55th anniversary of the re-establishment of diplomatic relations between both countries. Naryshkin leads a delegation of parliamentarians, experts and journalists to the international conference on the Soviet and Latin American cooperation during the World War II and in contemporaneity, scheduled for May 5 at the Havana’s Hotel Nacional.

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Costa Gavras ot Give a Keynote Speech in Cuba

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Awarded French-Greek filmmaker Costa Gavras will give a keynote speech today in Cuba to students of the International Cinema School in San Antonio de los Baños. Invited by the organizers to the 18th French Cinema Festival in this island, Gavras traveled for fifth time to Cuba to share experiences and screen his most recent film “Capital.”

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President Raul Castro Pays Tribute to Algerian Martyrs

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Cuban President Raul Castro paid tribute on Sunday to the Martyrs of the Algerian Revolution at the monument in their honor in this capital. After inspecting the detachment of honor of the Republican Guard, the Cuban head of State laid a wreath at the foot of the stone plaque that honors nearly two million Algerians, including civilians, who died in unequal combats against the French colonial Army, the official news agency APS reported.

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Underwater Photography Contest Concludes in Cuba

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Participants in the International Underwater Photography Contest, Fotosub 2015, described as successful the event, which will conclude on Sunday on Cayo Guillermo, in Jardines del Rey. Alejandro Salazar, a member of the jury and the director of Mexican magazine “Espacio Profundo”, told Prensa Latina about the excellent conditions and seascapes in that north-central Cuban region.

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FARC-EP, Colombian Government Resume Peace Talks

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The delegations of FARC-EP and the Colombian government to the peace talks in Colombia resumed the 36th cycle on Sunday, focusing on the issue of victims of the conflict. In previous days, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People´s Army (FARC-EP) defended their stance against aerial spraying of glyphosate, in a context marked by positions within the Colombian government regarding the use of this controversial herbicide as part of the anti-drug policy.

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Raul Castro Arrives in Algeria for Official Visit

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Cuban President Raul Castro arrived in the capital of the People”s Democratic Republic of Algeria on Sunday to pay an official visit. The delegation accompanying the Cuban president is made up of Council of Ministers Vice President Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz, and Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla.

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House-Sculpture Arouses Curiosity in Havana Biennial-2015

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A work built at the bottom of Wifredo Lam Contemporary Art Center sowed doubt among the participants at the XII Biennial of Havana: is it a house or a sculpture?

For its creator, the Cuban artist known as ‘Candelario’, is neither one nor the other: it simply comes to art. Candelario, whose real name is Carlos Ariel Luaces, spoke with Prensa Latina about E14LAM, a work inspired by a model of pre-fabricated apartments that proliferated in Cuba 40 years ago.