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Díaz-Canel visits municipalities affected by Hurricane Mathew

Diaz canel Guantanamo

On November 9, Party Political Bureau member and First Vice President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, visited Baracoa and Maisí, the municipalities most severely affected by Hurricane Matthew, according to various press reports.

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Strategic Exercise “Bastión 2016″ scheduled November 16-18


As part of continuous efforts to maintain the country’s defense preparedness, the Strategic Exercise “Bastión 2016″ is scheduled to take place November 16-18. Objectives include the training of leadership bodies and command staff in different entities responsible for the nation’s defense; and the organization of work to keep the population and troops prepared to respond to different enemy actions.

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Putin Congratulates Trump on Winning U.S. Presidential Elections


Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated Donald Trump on his victory in U.S. presidential elections, and expressed his country”s willingness to rebuild bilateral relations. Speaking at a ceremony of presentation of credentials of ambassadors from more than a dozen countries, Putin congratulated the American people for the end of elections.

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Trump Calls for Unity of Americans


US President-elect Donald Trump called on Americans to join and promised that he would be the leader of all his compatriots. In a conciliatory tone, the real estate tycoon pointed out that ‘we must unify our great country’, and look for a better future for millions of people, above the differences of races, genders and religion in order to renew what he called ‘the American dream’.

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Raúl congratulates Daniel Ortega and Rosario Murillo for victory in Nicaragua

Daniel Ortega y Rosario Murillo

Cuban President Raúl Castro Ruz congratulated Daniel Ortega and his running mate Rosario Murillo, for their presidential election victory in Nicaragua, this past Sunday November 6. “Dear Daniel and Rosario, I congratulate you for this great electoral victory. Our America can continue counting on you to advance efforts to obtain justice and prosperity for our peoples, and the so-necessary integration of Latin America and the Caribbean” Raúl wrote in a message shared by Cuba’s ambassador in Nicaragua, Eduardo Martínez.

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A young Cuban of our times

Lisbeth y Enmanuel chica

My conversation with Dr. Enmanuel Vigil Fonseca was a pleasant one. His commitment to helping create a better world place him on the front line of important battles and show that young Cubans also have the chance to help build the Revolution. In this regard he notes, “I chose to become a doctor to help people. My parents had other jobs and ever since I was a young boy I have felt admiration for these people in white coats, who lovingly care for the sick.”

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Productive exchanges between British and Cuban teachers

maestros cubanos e ingleses

AN interest in learning about the Cuban educational system marked the visit to the island October 22 – 28 of a delegation composed of primary and secondary school teachers from the UK. The National Union of Teachers (NUT) delegation visited primary, secondary, music, sports, and special education schools in Havana and Pinar del Río, where they presented several donations, including musical instruments and a Braille machine.

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FIHAV ends, business begins

Feria habana negocios

Presenting Cuba’s Foreign Investment Portfolio, consolidating existing commercial ties, and diversifying international economic relations, with a focus on priority projects for the country’s development, are among the key aims of the 34th edition of the Havana International Trade Fair (Fihav 2016), which ends today, November 4, leaving Cuba’s business sector to solidify alliances and new projects.

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Another vestige of the Cold War remains in effect 50 years

Pasaportes Cuba

Never before in the 50 years of the Cuban Adjustment Act’s history has the United States’ migration policy toward Cuba garnered so much attention and rejection, not only in the country most directly affected, but in the international community, as well, and among nations of the region experiencing its consequences.

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Awarding seven decades of commendable work

cañero medico

The honorary title of Hero of Labor of the Republic of Cuba was awarded to Dr. Alberto Fernando Hernández Cañero, founding director of the Institute of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, this Thursday, November 3, who at the age of 96 is proud to have spent more than seven decades devoted to this specialty.