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Japan donates medical equipment to Cuba

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Yesterday, September 22, Cuba and Japan made official the donation of medical equipment by the Japanese government to the island with the signing of an Exchange of Notes, as part of the official visit by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

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Cuban jurists denounce U.S. blockade

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The economic, commercial, and financial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba remains in full force, and its extraterritorial reach, moreover, continues to worsen. Thus states a declaration released by the National Union of Cuban Jurists (UNJC) condemning the hostile U.S. policy, emphasizing its negative impact on banking which creates obstacles to the country’s development.

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Continuing the advance toward peace

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Peace and its importance for full human development will be the focus of debates taking place today, September 21 in Havana, as part of the First International Seminar on Realities and Challenges of the Proclamation of Latin America and the Caribbean as a Zone of Peace.

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Raúl receives President of the Islamic Republic of Iran

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In a cordial atmosphere, the two leaders discussed the state of bilateral relations between Cuba and Iran, while also reaffirming their willingness to continue developing collaboration and exchanges between the two nations. The heads of state also addressed issues relating to regional and international events.

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Statement by Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, at the Ministerial Meeting of the XVII Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement

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The countries of the South needed a profoundly anti-colonialist, anti-imperialist and anti-racist organization, advocating for the sovereignty and self-determination of peoples, justice and International Law, in favor of the peaceful settlement of conflicts and general and complete disarmament.

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Raul Castro Meets Premier of Quebec


President Raul Castro Ruz received Premier of Quebec, Phillippe Couillard, who is on an official visit to the island, national media reported today.
The two leaders discussed on the favorable state of the relationships between Cuba and Quebec, and agreed to strengthen the economic and trade ties.
Canadian ambassador to Cuba, Mr. Patrick Parisot, and Associate Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor, Ms. Johanne Whittom, accompanied the Quebec diplomat.

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Blockade vs. Cuba Violates International Law

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The U.S. blockade against Cuba is a violation of international law and a massive, flagrant and systematic violation of human rights of the people of the Caribbean nation, Anayansi Rodriguez, permanent representative in Geneva, denounced today.

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Solidarity actions denounce U.S. blockade and terrorism

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The photos, exhibited at the headquarters of the Cuban Institute for Friendship with the peoples (ICAP), capture events held by friends around the world in support of the Cuban Revolution, including those of Pastors for Peace, the Venceremos Brigade, and the Juan Ríus Rivera Brigade, of U.S. and Puerto Rican citizens who have asserted their right to travel to Cuba without requesting a license from the U.S. Treasury Department.

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Non Aligned Movement Summit opens today in Venezuela


Opening today, September 13, in Isla de Margarita, Venezuela, is the 17th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), the second largest international organization in the world, composed of 120 member countries representing 2/3 of the United Nations’ membership.

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Solidarity organization harassed for its work in Cuba

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Repression is how Manolo de los Santos, representing the U.S.-based Inter-Religious Foundation for Community Organizing (IFCO), described recent threats by the Internal Revenue System (IRS) to revoke the group’s tax-exempt status as a humanitarian organization.