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Fidel & Raúl honor Comandante de la Revolución Juan Almeida

Almeida homenaje

Floral wreaths Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro and Army General Raúl Castro were presented during a tribute to Comandante de la Revolución Juan Almeida Bosque, commemorating the 7th anniversary of his death, yesterday September 11, in this mountain community, in the municipality of Contramaestre, Santiago de Cuba province.

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Omara Durand continues to break records

Omara Duramd

Omara Durand, who has already secured four records in this Paralympic Games, will seek her second gold medal this Monday, September 12, the third for the Cuban delegation.

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Experts discuss brain research in Cuba


Looking to establish a consensus on scientific research exploring the mental and physical bases of thought and emotion, prominent experts met in Havana August 31-September 4, at the 18th World Congress of the International Psychophysiology Organization.

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Cuban Foreign Minister: The blockade continues

bruno bloqueo informe

Minister of Foreign Relations Bruno Rodríguez Parilla, this afternoon September 9, presented the country’s report on United Nations General Assembly Resolution 70/5, entitled, “The Necessity of Ending the Economic, Commercial, and Financial Blockade Imposed by the United States on Cuba,” in a Havana press conference.

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Almost 10 million learn to read and write with Yo sí puedo


Cuba is helping people around the world to learn to read and write through the Yo sí puedo (Yes, I can) literacy method, with 9.8 million having benefited to date, reported Ena Elsa Velázquez, Cuban minister of Education, September 8, at the UNESCO headquarters in this city.

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The time of renewable energy has arrived

energia solar

Near the city of Pinar del Río, in Cuba’s westernmost province of the same name, on one side of the highway which runs through the area known as Troncoso, a recent construction breaks the monotony of the desolate landscape, once home to fields of fruit trees.

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Díaz-Canel highlights importance of packaging plant under construction in Pinar del Río

Diaz canel embalaje

Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, a member of the Party Political Bureau and first vice president of the Councils of State and Ministers, stressed the importance of the bottling and packaging plant currently being built in this province, which should begin production by the end of the month.

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Medical services enterprise provides global access to Cuban healthcare and academic training

medical interpris

The Cuban state enterprise Comercializadora de Servicios Médicos Cubanos, S.A., has a wide-ranging portfolio of services and products including medical assistance services; academic training and classes for healthcare professionals; wellbeing and quality of life programs; and organization of thematic events.

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Thousands Protest Brazil’s Temer on Independence Day

fora temer

Tens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets Wednesday, September 7 in over a dozen Brazilian cities for a national day of action dubbed the “Cry of the Excluded” to protest the country’s unelected government as President Michel Temer made his first public appearance one week after taking office.

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The celebration begins!

curso escolar

The smell of hot coffee is the first among many sensations she notes on this special day. The child faintly hears her parents moving about, opens her eyes and surprises her mother tiptoeing in to give her a kiss on the forehead. In the background she sees her “birthday” dress laid out, neatly ironed the night before. All at once, she’s on her feet. A hurricane of surprises awaits her, little does she know. Or perhaps she does.