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Serious escalation in the Middle East condemned

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Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla strongly condemned the U.S. bombing Friday in areas near Baghdad airport and the use of missiles for targeted assassinations.

For their part, the heads of Russia and China’s diplomacy, Sergey Lavrov and Wang Yi, respectively, rejected the U.S. attacks in Iraq, and declared their support for efforts to reduce tensions in the region. In a statement published by Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza, Venezuela expressed its firm condemnation, stating, “This is an action that clearly raises tensions in the region, without any basis in international law.”

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Alejandro Gil: We are counting on everyone’s efforts to find solutions, not justifications

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To say, once again, that the Cuban economy should grow around 0.5% in 2019 is not a simple repetition. Returning to the figure, in this case, serves to recognize its significance, although seen alone, it does not tell us much, nor does it impact Cubans’ quality of life in an appreciable way.

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Cuba rejects threatening U.S. sanctions on FAR Minister

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Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez today rejected the impractical and threatening measures imposed by the United States. “I strongly reject the decision of the State Department to prohibit the entry of the Minister of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Cuba (FAR) to the United States, a measure without any practical effect, threatening and slanderous. I reiterate our invariable solidarity with Venezuela,” Rodríguez wrote in his Twitter account.

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Cuba among 35 countries worldwide with the lowest infant mortality rates: 5

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Cuba has maintained a great commitment to children’s health, even in the most difficult moments for the nation, a task that has required, and requires, much effort, sacrifice, and dedication from thousands of professionals, who work in the country’s maternal-infant care services and approach all difficulties and setbacks with determination.

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Martí is always with us

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A beautiful, difficult year is behind us; a challenging year ahead. In the transition from one to the other, in days of resistance and victory, yesterday, today and tomorrow, encouraging us is the image, the example and the work of José Martí.

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President Díaz-Canel congratulates the Cuban people as winners of the impossible

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The President of the Republic of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, tweeted his best wishes for 2020 to the Cuban people, who he described as winners of the impossible, adding, “This is a good moment to propose another year of positive exceptionality #VamosPorMás #SomosCuba #SomosContinuidad.” (#GoingForMore #WeAreCuba #WeAreContinuity)

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Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel speaks with his counterparts in Kenya and Somalia about two abducted Cuban doctors

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Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel spoke with his counterparts in Kenya and Somalia to inquire about efforts underway to ensure the “safe return” to the island of Cuban doctors abducted by terrorists in the border area between the two nations.

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Díaz-Canel meets with UNEAC leaders to discuss media reflection of culture

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During the meeting with the Union of Cuban Writers and Artists, discussed were topics such as the application of science in the creation and distribution of audiovisual and radio productions, as part of the agenda for monitoring and updating agreements reached at the organization’s Ninth Congress

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Díaz-Canel: May Cuban foreign policy continue to be a diplomacy of “Homeland or Death!”

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Speech by Miguel Mario Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of the Republic of Cuba, at the commemoration of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs 60th anniversary, held in the Revolutionary Armed Forces Ministry’s Universal Hall, December 23, 2019, Year 61 of the Revolution

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A government with the people and for the people

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Manuel Marrero Cruz, designated Prime Minister by the National Assembly, on the proposal of President Díaz-Canel, has served as Minister of Tourism, leading the development of this key sector for almost 16 years