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Fidel Castro pays tribute to Vilma Espín


He visited the Vilma Espín educational center located in the Havana municipality of Playa, where, along with preschool and elementary students and teachers, he participated in a tribute to the founder of the Federation of Cuban Women (FMC), held on the 86th anniversary of Vilma’s birth.

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Raúl congratulates Central Army

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On the occasion of the 55th anniversary of this command – born amidst increasing enemy hostility, the heat of the struggle against bandits, and just a few days before the mercenary invasion at Playa Girón – I congratulate you on this date for the results achieved in your sacred mission of defending the homeland.

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Vilma Espín, a role model for Cuban women

Vilma y Fidel

Vilma Espín Guillois, born in Santiago de Cuba 86 years ago, on April 7, 1930, was characterized by her human qualities, including strong family principles, a sense of justice and condemnation of lies, banality and superficiality (1). Despite her comfortable background, she rejected the social situation she witnessed in Cuba, wondering, “Why are there beggars on the street?” and questioning as to how to solve the problem (2).

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Clinical trials of promising Cuban monoclonal antibody expanded

IMmunologia molecular

Registered in Cuba to treat head, neck, brain (in children and adults), esophageal and more recently, pancreatic tumors, with encouraging life-extending results, the humanized monoclonal antibody nimotuzumab is currently subject to 27 clinical trials to ensure its safety and effectiveness in the treatment of a further 11 types of cancer

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Iberia names new airbus “La Habana”

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Spanish airline Iberia has named its latest Airbus A330-200 “La Habana”, to mark the 70th anniversary of its first flights to Latin America, the company reported on April 4.

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Worst U.S. defeat since 1812

Fidell Girón

General Lauris Norstad, head of Allied Forces in Europe (1956-1963), stated “The Bay of Pigs is the worst defeat of the United States since the War of 1812,” in his analysis of the U.S. government’s failed invasion of Cuba at Playa Girón, on the Bay of Pigs, in 1961.

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Highway to Holguín International Airport expanded

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The widening of a stretch of the main highway linking the Frank País International Airport with this eastern city, is one of the major investment projects of the provincial highway administration center in Holguín this year.

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Message on World Health day by the Secretary General ONU


Diabetes is an ancient disease that is taking a growing toll on the modern world. In 1980, 108 million adults were living with diabetes. By 2014, that number had risen to 422 million – 8.5 per cent of adults — reflecting a global increase in risk factors such as being overweight or obese.

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Preparations to celebrate World Health Day in Cuba

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UNDER the slogan: “Stay Super, Beat Diabetes”, Cuba is preparing to celebrate World Health Day on April 7, with activities to spread awareness and prevent chronic non-communicable diseases, specifically diabetes mellitus.

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Healthy recreation program for Santiago families

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A special gift was inaugurated yesterday, April 3, in Santiago de Cuba to celebrate the José Martí Pioneers Organization and the Young Communists League’s 55th anniversary, April 4 – a healthy recreational program for children, adolescents and families, also intended to honor Fidel’s upcoming 90th birthday