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Cuban Parliament to Debate Measures of Popular Interest

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Cuban legislators will debate measures of popular interest from July 20 to 22, in many cases related to the implementation of the Economic and Social Policy Guideline of the Draft Party Program, approved by the 6th Congress of the PCC. The analysis, prior to the 9th Ordinary Period of Sessions to begin Monday, July 23, is the result of the work carried out by hundreds of legislators, and reflects many opinions collected in visits to work places, neighborhood people’s councils, and neighborhood meetings of delegates.

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South Africans to Celebrate Mandelaâ�Ös 94th Birthday

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The 94th birthday of Nelson Mandela (July 18, 1918) will be celebrated by South Africans nationwide tomorrow, according to media reports quoting government officials. President Jacob Zuma said in a communiqué to have informed Mandela in a recent meeting that “as always, all South Africans are waiting for July 18 to wish him a happy birthday in all possible ways.”

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Global Village, Learning and Sharing on HIV / AIDS

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The Global Village, a place where diverse communities involved in the response to HIV can learn and share knowledge and leadership, will meet in parallel to the 19th International AIDS Conference, from July 22 to 27 (AIDS 2012). The organizers are inviting participants to the event to see how science is translated into community action and intervention, with emphasis on the theme of the forum, “Together we can change the course.”

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Cuba Suggests in Geneva Collaboration on Biosecurity

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Cuba suggested at disposal of the States Parties to the Biological Weapons Convention its assistance and cooperation on biosecurity matter and the implementation of the regulations of that treaty. Addressing an experts’ meeting in this city, Cuban representative Juan Antonio Quintanilla stated that the island organizes courses and workshops every year on different questions related to that subject.

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Cuban Legislators to Be Informed on Agencies” Management

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Cuban legislators will receive today the reports from three State main agencies, and learn the work carried out by two of 12 permanent working commissions. As part of activities prior to the 9th Period of Session of the Seventh Legislature of the Parliament, to be held on July 23, the Central Bank of Cuba, the Ministry of Higher Education, and the National Institute of Hydraulic Resources, will inform the parliament about their management.

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Graduates from the LatAm Medicine School Meet in Cuba

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About 600 graduates from 25 countries of the Latin American Medical School (ELAM) begin today four days of discussions on the impact of their nursing care in communities and to strengthen ties with Cuba. The II International Meeting of Graduates 2012 will also promote scientific discussion, teaching and research in the project founded in 1999 by the leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro.

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Cuban Film to Open Cinema Festival in Dominican Republic

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Santo Domingo, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuban film Habanastation will open the 7th International Children´s Cinema Festival in the Dominican Republic, to be held from July 18 to 25. The festival, with venue in this capital and Santiago de los Caballeros City, will show more than 20 films, and nine of them will vie for the prize to the best film.

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Video Supporting Cuban 5 Released in USA

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The International Committee to Free the Five Cuban anti-terrorist fighters unjustly held in the United States screened a new video on social networking sites in solidarity with them. This is the eighth video of this kind produced by the International Committee placed at the YouTube website, with the objective of reaching varied audiences, said the

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Made in China: Politician wants US Olympic uniforms burned

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The Chinese-made uniform for the American Olympic team must be burned, suggests the leader of the Democratic majority in the U.S. Senate, Harry Reid. ­“I think the Olympic Committee should be ashamed of themselves,” Reid said in a statement on YouTube. “I think they should be embarrassed. I think they should take all the uniforms

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U.S.A Reaffirms Blockade Policy against Cuba

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The U.S. government reaffirmed its blockade policy against Cuba by imposing a fine on a company in this country for doing business with the Caribbean island. The Office of Foreign Assets Control of the Treasury Department (OFAC) forced the company Great Western Malting Co. to pay 1 347 750 USD for allowing the sale of barley