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Monetary restructuring: Essential to transforming Cuba’s economy

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The complexities and objective conditions that make monetary and exchange rate re-ordering essential, were explained recently by Marino Murillo Jorge, Party Political Bureau member and head of the Policy Guidelines Implementation Commission, and Alejandro Gil Fernández, deputy prime minister and minister of Economy and Planning, during an appearance on the Mesa Redonda Cuban television program.

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U.S. pays a high price to finance its mercenary opposition in Cuba

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The U.S. Agency for International Development has made several payments in recent weeks to “institutions” that the State Department uses to spearhead its subversive policy against the island. If the allocation of a single dollar by the U.S. government, to finance subversive projects in Cuba, is sufficient reason for outrage, how can hundreds of thousands every day, millions over the years for such purposes escape condemnation?

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For Cubans, unity is survival

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Any time is a good time to remind our enemies that the slightest offense or threat, against Cuban artists or intellectuals, produces only more national pride, and commitment to the defense of the homeland. An overwhelming sentiment assails viewers of an installation by visual artist Sándor González. The piece is a map of Cuba, created with thousands of matches.

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Party leadership meets

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Led by its First Secretary, Army General Raul Castro Ruz, the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee met yesterday, October 13. Of special interest among the topics analyzed were the general and sectorial principles on which Cuba’s foreign investment policy is based, as well as issues associated to the functioning of party organization.

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Cuba elected to Human Rights Council by 88% of UN Members

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U.S. manipulation and coercion have once again failed. Their desperate efforts to organize a boycott of the election of Cuba as a member of the UN Human Rights Council went nowhere and Cuba was elected, for the fifth time, yesterday, with the votes of 170 countries, to occupy a seat within this body, among the eight reserved for the Latin American and Caribbean group of member states.

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BioCen develops secure medium to transport viral samples, a first in Cuba

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Researchers at the National Biopreparations Center (BioCen) have developed Cuba’s first secure medium to transport viruses, created for use in the collection and transfer of patients’ nasopharyngeal and oropharyngeal samples for the diagnosis of SARS-COV-2, the COVID-19 causal agent. BioCen achieved and industrially scaled the product in only seven days and, subsequently received its Sanitary Registration from the State Center for the Control of Drugs, Equipment and Medical Devices (Cecmed).

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How will the Fifth Ordinary Session of the National Assembly of People’s Power be conducted?

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“In view of the current epidemiological situation in the country and the need to establish and maintain responsible measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Fifth Ordinary Session of the National Assembly of People’s Power, in its IX Legislature, will take place in an unprecedented manner, with the presence of only deputies from Havana; those who represent other territories, but reside in the capital; and members of the Council of State,” according to.

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Alexander Abreu: Good music for his people

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The popular singer, trumpet player and composer, leader of the group Havana D’Primera, offers a tribute to Cuban music of the 1980s and 90s. A tribute to artists and Cuban music of the 1980s and 90s, is what the popular Cuban singer, trumpet player and composer Alexander Abreu, leader of the group Havana D’Primera, offers in his most recent production. Será que se acabó should be released before the end of 2020.

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Our socialism rejects shock therapies

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Cuba’s President reiterates that the social conquests of the Revolution, protected in our Constitution, will not be threatened during the restructuring process. Before addressing the core issues of the economic strategy to be implemented during the post-COVID recovery period, and progress made in the monetary restructuring process, President of the Republic Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez noted, in his remarks on Cuban television, October 8, the unprecedented aggressiveness of U.S. attempts to harass Cuba and disrupt our development.

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Cuba will participate in the World University Chess Championship

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Cuba will field two teams. The first includes Carlos Daniel Albornoz, champion of the recently conducted continental competition; Rachel Palmero, Pan-American bronze medalist; Augusto Campos, Jorge Elías, Abel López and Laritza Alfonso. Members of the second group include Jorge Gómez, Marlon La Villa, César Pérez, Melissa Rodríguez, Karla July Fernández and Leancy Fernández, according to information conveyed to Jit magazine by International Arbiter Isbel Herrera, chess coordinator for Cuban universities.