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The demands of the people guide government work

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The Third Period of Ordinary Sessions of the Ninth Legislature of the National Assembly of People’s Power, that concluded July 13, began the extensive legislative process required to concretize the new Constitution’s stipulations.

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From Fidel and Raúl we learned to discard useless laments and concentrate on seeking solutions, turning challenges into opportunities and setbacks into victory

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Speech delivered during the closing of the National Assembly of People’s Power Ninth Legislature’s Third Period of Ordinary Sessions, July 13, 2019, Year 61 of the Revolution

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Raúl and Díaz-Canel preside swearing-in of new ambassadors

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Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee, and the President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, presided the swearing-in ceremony for 27 heads of missions abroad.

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International investors recognize Cuba’s guarantees, despite pressure from Washington

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“We must develop an export vocation in all entities. We need to substitute imports, because the less we spend, the more we have to re-circulate within our own productive processes,” said Miguel Diaz-Canel, President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, during a meeting of the National Assembly’s Public Services Committee, in which deputies received updated information on Law No.118 that governs foreign investment in the country.

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Mariana Grajales: Mother of the homeland

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This July 12 marks 204 years since the birth of a quintessential Cuban woman, Mariana Grajales Coello, Mother of all Cubans. She is recognized not only as the mother of heroes like Liberation Army Lieutentant General Antonio Maceo y Grajales, but also for establishing an exceptional example of human conduct under adverse conditions in her own home, educating all her children to take the road to freedom for Cuba under the yoke of Spanish colonialism.

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Raúl and Díaz-Canel receive Vice President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam

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Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee, and Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of the Councils of State and Ministers, yesterday afternoon received the Vice President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh, on an official visit to our country.

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President calls for work with intelligence, analysis, and decency

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The President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, emphasizing the firm conviction to continue the construction of socialism, urged deputies in the National Assembly’s standing committee on Economic Affairs, to consider new ideas to move forward, despite the difficult situation caused by the United States government’s tightening of the blockade.

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Oswaldo Guayasamín Fidel: Guayasamín was perhaps the most noble and human person I ever met. He created at the speed of light, and his dimensions as a human being knew no limits

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Excerpts of speech by Fidel during the inauguration of Guayasamín’s Chapel of man, Quito, Ecuador, November 29, 2002:
I remember the time very early in the Cuban Revolution, when, amidst hectic days, a man with an indigenous, tenacious, restless face, already well known and admired by many of our intellectuals, wanted to paint a portrait of me.

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Title III and the bitter drink of Bacardi

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Don Facundo Bacardi’s heirs crashed drinks on April 17, when both John Bolton and Michael Pompeo announced the full activation of Title III of the Helms-Burton Act. It was the longed-for completion of their most perverse project against Cuba, to which they dedicated plenty of resources and lawyers.

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Cuban government approves measures to boost the economy

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The Council of Ministers, led by its President, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, has approved a group of measures to launch an economic strategy based on taking maximum advantage of domestic capacity and human potential within the country.