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Declaration from Cuba’s Revolutionary Government

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What has occurred in Brazil is part of the reactionary counter-offensive launched by imperialism and the oligarchy against revolutionary and progressive governments in Latin America and the Caribbean, which threatens the peace and stability of nations, violating the spirit and letter of the Proclamation of Latin America and the Caribbean as a Zone of Peace, signed by the region’s heads of state and government during the 2nd CELAC Summit, held in January of 2014 in Havana.

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Blockade must end if Cuba-U.S. relations are to advance

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While Cuba and the United States have made important progress over the last 17 months, economic and commercial relations continue to be hampered by the blockade which remains in full force despite modifications, the Ministry of Foreign Relations (Minrex) reported yesterday, May 12, in a press conference.

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Cubans 60 years of age and older reach 19.4% of the population

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Cuba ended 2015 with an estimated population of 11,239,004 inhabitants, only 727 people more than last year, for a growth rate of 0.06 per 1,000, according to the National Statistics and Information Office’s Center for Population and Development Studies, published on the website www.onei.cu.

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Cuba eliminates acute hepatitis B in children

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As a result of a universal vaccination program, no cases of acute hepatitis B in children under five years of age have been reported in Cuba since 1999, and none in those under 15 since 2006, according to Gustavo Sierra González, scientific policy director for the state enterprise group BioCubaFarma.

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Havana’s Grand Metropolitan Park oxygenates the city

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After a little more than 25 years the Grand Metropolitan Park of Havana (GPMH) is once again the biggest provider of oxygen for the capital’s densely populated but sparsely vegetated municipalities.

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Tourism in Cuba: A (re) encounter with culture and comfort

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Mexican Fabiola Fuentes, Unilever Food Solutions’ chef for Latin America’s northern region and Cuba, explained that she promotes the company’s convenience foods. As the best attended edition of this leisure industry event came to a close, reports indicated that more than 5,000 individuals from 59 countries had participated in the 36th International Tourism Fair, FITCuba 2016.

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Fidel receives his Highness Sheikh Ahmad Fahad Al-Sabah, president of the Association of National Olympic Committees

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His Highness Sheikh Ahmad Fahad Al-Sabah, president of the Association of National Olympic Committees, arrived in Havana midday May 8, and was received at the José Martí International Airport by José Ramón Fernández, president of Cuba’s Olympic Committee, and Dr. Antonio Becali Garrido, head of the Institute of Sports, Physical Education and Recreation.

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Cuba denounces extraterritorial application of U.S blockade

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On Monday, May 9, Cuba denounced the continued extraterritorial application of the U.S blockade, after a British bank closed accounts of the British Cuba Solidarity Campaign (CSC) due to sanctions imposed on the island by the U.S.government.

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A tribute to tenderness and mettle

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In the presence of Lázaro Expósito Canto, first Party Secretary in the province, and Reinaldo García Zapata, president of the Provincial Assembly, members of the José Martí Honor Guard placed the wreath which was unveiled by two veterans of the Revolution.

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Cuban tourism: A safe investment

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As part of FITCuba 2016, the latest version of the island’s portfolio of tourist sector investment opportunities was presented May 5, by José Daniel Alonso, the Ministry of Tourism’s (Mintur) business director, in the Cabaña Fortress’ Ambrosio Hall.