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Cuba inaugurates first computer factory

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On December 23, Cuba inaugurated its first factory to produce tablets and laptops in a bid to promote technology and digital literacy on the island.

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Anniversary of historic literacy campaign celebrated


Fifty-five years ago, an army of teachers on a mission, led by the leader of the Cuban Revolution, won a great victory, defeating the ignorance suffered by the country’s people – reason enough to commemorate the 55th anniversary of the proclamation of Cuba as an illiteracy-free nation, yesterday December 22, now Educators Day.

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Russian Institute grants 2016 Man of the Year award to Fidel


The Russian Biographical Institute granted its Man of the Year award to Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro in memoriam, in the category of international relations, for his brilliant contributions of international significance, diplomatic sources reported yesterday, December 22.

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Tribute to Fidel in Grenada

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A special tribute to the recently deceased leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, took place during the celebration of the 44th anniversary of relations between Cuba and the Caribbean Community (Caricom).

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Miguel Díaz-Canel signs book of condolences at Russian Embassy

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Yesterday, December 21, the First Vice President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, visited the Russian Embassy in Cuba where he signed the book of condolences following the brutal murder of the Russian Ambassador to Turkey, in Ankara last December 19.

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Cubans celebrate Educator’s day and triumph of the literacy campaign


Today, December 22, the main act commemorating the completion of the “National Literacy Campaign,” announced on this date in 1961, will be held at the emblematic Ciudad Escolar Libertad’s Pedagogical Scientific Complex.

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Cuban university students committed to continuing Fidel’s legacy

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There was no other word, figure, or set of ideas of greater emphasis than those of Fidel, during the national commemoration of the Federation of University Students’ 94th anniversary, held in Cienfuegos, yesterday December 20.

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UN General Assembly honors Fidel

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On December 20, the United Nations General Assembly paid tribute to the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz, who died last November 25. The special tribute was organized by Cuba’s permanent commission to the UN, following a request by a group of countries from several continents.

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Cuba and the United States sign a Memorandum of Understanding in the field of Seismology

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The Cuban Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment (CITMA), through the National Center for Seismological Research (CENAIS), and the US Department of the Interior, through the US Geological Survey (USGS), signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the cooperation in the exchange of information on seismic records and related geological information this afternoon of December 20.

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Corina Mestre: National Prize for Arts Education 2016

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José Martí Plaza de la Revolución. The somber night of November 29, 2016. A voice resounds, moving the hundreds of thousands gathered there and the millions watching on television: Fidel, loyal descendant of Martí! It was the eminent Cuban actress Corina Mestre, reciting the splendid verses of Jesús Orta Ruiz, the Indio Naborí (Havana 1922- 2005), who wrote them in one sitting in January of 1959, entitling the poem “Marcha triunfal del Ejército Rebelde” (Rebel Army Victory March)