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Cuban pitching needs improvement

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Since its emergence in the second half of the 19th century, baseball has featured nine positions, of which one is considered to be the most important of all: the pitcher.

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36 years later, Oscar López returns to his hometown

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After serving 36 years in prison in the United States, Puerto Rican independence fighter Oscar López Rivera held an emotional encounter with residents of his hometown, San Sebastián del Pepino, a mountainous region located in the center of the island.

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Third Central Committee Plenum approves documents on the updating of the Cuban economic and social model

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Following an extensive process of popular consultation and discussion, in which more than 1.6 million Cubans participated, including Party and Young Communist League (UJC) members, representatives of mass organizations, and broad sectors of society, members of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee, meeting in their Third Plenum, approved the three documents guiding the updating of Cuba’s economic and social model

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Henry Reeve Contingent to receive award from the World Health Organization

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Cuba’s Henry Reeve International Contingent of Doctors Specializing in Disasters and Serious Epidemics will be awarded the Dr. Lee Jong-wook Memorial Prize for Public Health by the World Health Organization (WHO) this May 26, in recognition of its solidarity work and outstanding contribution to public health.

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Repairs to the Fructuoso Rodríguez Orthopedic Teaching Hospital

Hospital Fructuoso

The Fructuoso Rodríguez Orthopedic Teaching Hospital, the first of its kind in Cuba, is currently undergoing an ambitious repair and maintenance program, which includes the entire physical plant and the patrimonial values of the center.

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Message from Army General Raúl Castro to Oscar López Rivera

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Accept my fraternal congratulations in the name of the Cuban Party, government, and people, who share the joy of your liberation.

History will not forget your determination and loyalty to the cause of Puerto Rican independence, which is essential to Our America.

We await you in Cuba, with all the honors and affection you deserve, whenever it may be possible for you.

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Vietnam has fulfilled Ho Chi Minh’s dream

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The best homage of the Vietnamese people to Ho Chi Minh is to have amply fulfilled his dream of building a nation ten times more beautiful, after the destruction unleashed on the country by the U.S. Army.

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Martí lives on

Marti

He was not seeking death, as some have erroneously contended, although José Martí was well aware of the very real possibility in wartime. It was logical that he should comment in his correspondence from the field to his Mexican friend Manuel Mercado: “I can write now… I am in danger of giving my life for the country every day.”

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Ernesto Guevara Memorial Complex undergoing restoration

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Restoration works are being undertaken on the Che Guevara Memorial Complex in the city of Santa Clara, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the guerilla hero’s death, and 20 years since his remains were laid to rest at the site.

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Cuba committed to sustainable tourism

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It is becoming increasingly necessary to promote, and at the same time protect, the Planet’s natural riches, which is why the declaration of 2017 as International Sustainable Tourism Year, and the celebration, this coming May 22, of International Biological Diversity Day represent two ideal platforms from which to continue working toward this end.