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First Vice President Miguel Díaz-Canel Heads Cuban Delegation to Anniversary of Nicaraguan Revolution

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Cuba’s First Vice President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, will preside over the island’s delegation to Nicaragua — commemorating the 37th anniversary of the triumph of the Popular Sandinista Revolution.

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Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa Says Rights of Deported Cubans Were Respected

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Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa ratified that all human rights of the 121 Cuban citizens who were deported recently were respected. He said they were deported because they had remained in Ecuador in an “irregular situation.”

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Venezuela Reopens Pedestrian Border Crossing with Colombia

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Venezuela has reopened a pedestrian border crossing into Colombia from San Antonio del Tachira, in the western state of Tachira. It marked the second time this month that the President Nicolas Maduro administration has decided to reopen the crossing, since a group of some 500 women all dressed in white tried to break their way through a military cordon there on July 5th.

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27th Pastors for Peace Friendshipment Caravan Arrives Monday in Havana

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The 27th Pastors for Peace U.S.-Cuba Friendshipment Caravan arrived in Mexico City over the weekend en route to Cuba. The group is made up of solidarity activists from all across the U.S. They arrive in Havana on Monday, July 18th.

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Over 500 Engineers to Graduate from Cuban Computer Science University Next Week

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With the tenth graduation of the University of Computer Sciences scheduled for next week on Tuesday, the Havana higher learning institution would have turned out more than 14 000 computer engineers since its establishment by Fidel Castro tin 2002.

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New Book Highlights Relevance of Fidel’s Address to Intellectuals

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The book “Un texto absolutament vigente” (An Absolutely Current Text) gathers articles about the speech ” Words to intellectuals” given by Fidel Castro in 1961 and stresses the relevance of that address in today’s Cuba.

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Cuba Demands End of Double Standards and Selectiveness in Human Rights

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Cuba issued a call at the UN General Assembly on Wednesday asking that the practice of double standards, selectiveness and political manipulation in the area of human rights come to an end. On the second and last day of a forum on the issue, Cuban representative Ana Silvia Rodriguez lashed out at such practices, describing them as a failure of the old UN Human Rights Commission.

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Press Release from Foreign Ministry Directorate for Consular Affairs and Cubans Resident Abroad

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On July 9 and 11, two groups of Cuban citizens of 29 and 46 persons respectively, illegally present in Ecuador, were deported to our country. They were transported in an Ecuadorian Air Force aircraft, respecting procedural guarantees established for such cases.

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Operation Miracle: an example of humanism and solidarity

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On July 9, on the initiative of Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro and Hugo Chávez, late president of Venezuela, Operation Miracle – a program providing comprehensive medical care to patients suffering from a variety of eye conditions – was founded.

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Remedios tourist industry, a successful partnership

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Remedios, Villa Clara. Father Francisco de Quiñones, Remedios parrish priest, never could have imagined that his idea of organizing parrandas (local street festivals) – in order to attract more parishioners to midnight mass on Christmas Eve, would over time, become an attraction for hundreds of visitors, who arrive to the city every day, enthralled by this almost 200 year tradition.