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Cuba set to have full power coverage by September 30

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Over 99% of clients nationwide now have power following Hurricane Irma, reported Lázaro Guerra Hernández, technical director of the country’s Electrical Union (UE), speaking to Cubadebate; noting that works to reestablish power throughout the island should conclude by September 30.

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An event of this magnitude can only be confronted with unity

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The people must have confidence that we will find a way to overcome adversity and move forward in the difficult situation caused by Hurricane Irma, knowing that the Revolution abandons no one, said Esteban Lazo Hernández, Party Political Bureau member and President of the National Assembly of People’s Power, who toured areas around the municipalities of Caibarién and Sagua la Grande, hit hard by the storm.

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Venezuela declared a zone of peace

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On September 22, Venezuelan’s National Constituent Assembly (ANC) unanimously approved a decree proclaiming the South American country as a zone of peace, where human rights are promoted and protected. Before all 545 members and in honor of International Day of Peace, ANC President Delcy Rodríguez, reaffirmed peace as the only possible road for Venezuela.

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Cuba will never accept any preconditions or impositions

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Speech by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, during the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly. STATEMENT BY H.E. Mr. BRUNO RODRÍGUEZ PARRILLA, MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE REPUBLIC OF CUBA, AT THE SEVENTY SECOND SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY. NEW YORK, SEPTEMBER 22, 2017.

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Unicef: Cuba among the few countries supporting healthy brain development in children

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Cuba is one of 15 countries recognized by the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) with three essential policies to support young children’s healthy brain development, according to a report by the organization, published September 21.

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Raúl receives Nicolás Maduro

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At around midnight on September 21, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba, received Nicolás Maduro Moros, President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, at Havana’s José Martí International Airport.

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Cabrisas presides 15th Session of the Cuba-Russia Intergovernmental Commission

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The 15th Session of the Intergovernmental Commission for Economic-Commercial and Scientific-Technical Cooperation between the Republic of Cuba and the Russian Federation was held in Moscow on September 21, presided by Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz, a vice president of the Council of Ministers, and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dimitri Rogozin. In the context of this important event,

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An aggression against US diplomats in Havana? A groundless story

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The unbelievable story of US diplomats that would have suffered hearing loss and other health problems during their tour of duty in Cuba, was published by the media in August last year. The first of such alleged incidents dates back to November 2016 and the last one to only a few weeks ago.

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Regional leaders call for an end to the U.S. blockade at the UN

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The call for an end to the economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed on Cuba by the United States was heard in the 72nd Regular Session of the UN General Assembly, whose General Debate opened on Tuesday, September 19.

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Guatemala: Where power and corruption intersect

Jimmy Morales

Two years ago, then President of Guatemala, Otto Pérez Molina, made headlines around the world after a corruption scandal came to light involving himself and senior officials of his administration, including then Vice President Roxana Baldetti.