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Cubans to sign petition demanding an end to brutal U.S. aggression against Venezuela

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Beginning today, through September 13, signatures will be collected in workplaces and schools in Havana, Artemisa, Mayabeque, Matanzas and Pinar del Río, in solidarity with Venezuela, the Chavista Bolivarian Revolution, the civic-military union of the country’s people, and their legitimate president Nicolás Maduro Moros.

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Lawsuit against Meliá Hotels thrown out

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“The blockade and big-stick laws are destined to fail. We will continue to promote foreign investment to support Cuba’s economic development,” tweeted Rodrigo Malmierca Díaz, minister of Foreign Trade and Investment, on September 4, after a Spanish judge issued a hold on a lawsuit filed by the Sánchez-Hill family seeking compensation from Meliá Hotels International, the first ruling by a European court since the activation of the U.S. Helms-Burton Act’s Title III.

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Joint Communiqué issued by Cuba and Norway

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The Republic of Cuba and the Kingdom of Norway, Guarantor Countries of talks between the government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People’s Army (FARC-EP), which concluded with the signing of the Final Agreement for the Termination of the Conflict and the Construction of a Stable and Lasting Peace, reaffirm their commitment to peace in Colombia and express deep concern given the re-initiation of armed struggle by some members of the FARC-EP.

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A distillery completes a productive cycle in the sugar industry

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The reactivation of the Alficsa Plus S.A. distillery has already begun to bear fruit in Cienfuegos, with the first production of fine alcohols for Cuba and the world. The distillery – operated by a joint company with capital contributed by the AzCuba state enterprise group and a Spanish firm, and linked to the Antonio Sánchez sugar mill in the municipality of Aguada de Pasajeros – has successfully concluded its start-up period and initiated the production process.

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Díaz-Canel: The answers lie within our history

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Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel recalled yesterday, in a tweet, the 1957 uprising in this city with a compelling comment: “The answers lie within our history,” a phrase that evokes the dignity of a people who would not accept the dictatorship of Batista, at the orders of Washington.

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Havana’s Convention Palace celebrates years of dedication

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Read during a commemoration yesterday at Havana’s International Convention Center, celebrating 40 years of service to the people, were messages from Army General Raúl Castro Ruz and President Miguel Díaz-Canel congratulating the staff for their dedication.

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Cuba condemns interference in China’s internal affairs

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Over the last few weeks we have noted with concern the succession of violent demonstrations and acts of vandalism in the Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong, encouraged from abroad, attempting to disrupt the political, economic and social order, and create insecurity in the People’s Republic of China.

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Brazil: The dangers of being young and Black

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Brazil was the last country in the Americas to abolish slavery (1888). The Black and mixed-race population represents more than half of the country’s inhabitants, 55.8% of the total, according to statistics from the National Household Sample Census (PNAD), of 2018, but it is also the most vulnerable portion, earning the least and facing the most unemployment, those with the least access to education and health, with lower salaries, even when they have the same level of education as others.

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Evo Morales, providing leadership in times of adversity

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While other South American leaders stood idly by, and delayed operations to fight fires days after the flames began to spread across the Brazilian Amazon, the President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, Evo Morales Ayma, personally led efforts to confront the tragedy in the area of Chiquitanía, located in the country’s southeast, between Gran Chaco and Amazonía.

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Díaz-Canel expresses Cuba’s readiness to cooperate with the Bahamas

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Given the loss of human life and devastating damage caused by Hurricane Dorian in the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, the President of Cuba´s Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, extended condolences to “the people of the Bahamas and families of the victims,” in a message to the Prime Minister of the island nation.