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Delegates to the Eighth Party Congress to be elected March 4

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The 11th plenary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee, in December of 2019, agreed that the Eighth Congress would be held April 16-19, 2021. During this past year, amidst other important tasks and the additional complexities involved in confronting the COVID-19 pandemic, steps were taken to prepare for the event. On December 2, 2020, the Congress convocation was issued, along with the topics to be addressed.

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“Homeland or Death” resounds honoring Cuba’s independence struggle

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On the 126th anniversary of the re-launching of Cuba’s war of independence, flowers from Raúl and Díaz-Canel were placed alongside the tomb where the remains of Cuba’s national hero rest

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In the face of attempts to defame Cuba and overshadow our achievements, we will defend the truth

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Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, during the 46th Session of the Human Rights Council, called for international cooperation in the struggle for a just, democratic and equitable international order, in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Paralympians focused on Tokyo-2020, training in “bubbles”

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Cuban para-swimmers continue their preparation for the Paralympic Games in two venues set up as sanitary “bubbles,” located in Granma and Havana.

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Cuban athletics shine in winter circuit events

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Cuban athletics got off to a good start in the 2021 winter indoor season. Specifically, our jumpers have taken the lead in kick-starting the national machinery, with Juan Miguel Echevarría, world indoor long jump world champion in 2018, as a protagonist and one of the most promising candidates for the title at the Tokyo Olympic Games.

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Cuban Foreign Minister will participate in the High-Level Segment of the Conference on Disarmament and in the High-Level Segment of the Human Rights Council

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The Cuban Foreign Minister will participate virtually in the High-Level Segment of the Conference on Disarmament, which will take place this Monday, 22 February 2021 in Geneva, Switzerland. Cuba’s participation in this event corresponds to its commitment to the international disarmament, non-proliferation and arms control regime. Cuba was elected in October 2020 as a member of the Human Rights Council for the 2021-2023 period, supported by 88% of the UN members, represented in its General Assembly.

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Cuba reports 1,039 Covid-19 new cases and five deaths

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The national director of Epidemiology at the Cuban Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP), Dr. Francisco Duran, reported 1,039 new Covid-19 cases and five deaths over the last 24 hours. At his regular press conference on television on Sunday, Dr. Duran explained that 18,156 PCR tests in real time were made to detect the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, which causes Covid-19.

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Cuba seeks to grow 23 percent in bioproducts

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Cuba is striving this year to manufacture 6,255.72 kiloliters of 18 types of bioproducts, accounting for a 23-percent growth compared to previous results, according to the Ministry of Agriculture (MINAG). Such a figure will benefit 690,000 hectares of crops, 100,000 more than in 2020, MINAG specified. The use of bioproducts makes it possible to substitute part of chemical fertilizer and pesticide imports.

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Cuba improves health protocols, produces Covid-19 vaccine candidates

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Cuba is currently improving its health protocols to fight the Covid-19 pandemic, while producing its most-advanced vaccine candidate, ¨Soberana 02¨, on a large scale, in order to begin phase III of clinical trials in March. During the latest meeting of the temporary working group, it was insisted on the need to speed up the results of the PCR tests.

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Cuba reiterates its commitment to a fair and equitable global order

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Cuba’s Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez reiterated on Saturday the island’s commitment to continue working for a democratic, fair and equitable international order, on the occasion of the World Day of Social Justice. Through his Twitter account, he emphasized that the island will insist on this path to respond ‘to the peoples’ demand for peace, sustainable development and justice’.