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Party leadership discusses upcoming Congress

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Presided by its first secretary, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, a meeting of the Political Bureau was held this Tuesday, to continue study of the documents that will be presented during the Eighth Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba. Considering the resurgence of COVID-19 experienced over the last few weeks and prospects for its control.

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Secret and not so secret intentions

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The history of humanity is full of hidden agendas and secret intentions. Some would like to keep theirs secret, but, like the tiger crouching on a full moon night, cannot prevent their stripes from showing in the undergrowth. Before his indecorous exit, Trump did Cuban counterrevolutionaries the favor of putting Cuba on his list of state sponsors of terrorism.

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They say we are the best in the world

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“The presence of the Kazakh team in our facilities was very fruitful, and enhanced the training plan we had designed for the Olympic Games. They demanded a higher level of physical conditioning of us, at just the right time.” The words of Rolando Acebal, head coach of the Cuban national boxing team, were emphatic. The strategist described as timely the visit of the Kazakhs, one of the three strongest teams in the sport, along with Cuba and Uzbekistan.

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A million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to be available in April

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The director of the Finlay Vaccine Institute, Vicente Vérez Bencomo, stated that mass production of the Soberana series of candidate vaccines has begun, and Cuba can expect to have one million doses on hand in April. He explained that the manufacturing process is underway for 100,000 doses to supply broader clinical trials of Soberana 01 and Soberana 02.

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Employment in Cuba, one month into monetary re-ordering

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The stories told in the lobby are many, and the space in the reception small, given the number of people arriving at all hours. A young man who chose not to continue his studies, the mother of small children seeking a stable income to support her family, those who want to contribute to improving their household finances now that subsidies have been eliminated… These and more can be heard these days in any Municipal Labor Directorate.

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Revolution is dialogue

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They should know this. The manuals prescribing devious “soft” coups are not recommended in Cuba; the people quickly intuit false gestures and detest traitors. The Trump administration took aggression to such an extreme in 2019 that President Miguel Díaz-Canel, when bidding farewell to the year, said: “They threw us to our death, and we are alive.”

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Perfecting the animal health system in Cuba

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The mission of Animal Health includes preventing the introduction of exotic diseases in the country, monitoring the surveillance system, veterinary diagnosis and the programs for the prevention and control of diseases, which guarantee the control of productions in the agriculture and food sector. These, among other premises, led to the passing on May 22 of a policy to overhaul the animal health system, reports Dr. Yobani Gutiérrez Ravelo.

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Cuban authorities report 653 new Covid-19 cases and two deaths

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Cuban health authorities on Monday reported 653 new Covid-19 cases and two deaths due to complications associated with the disease in the last 24 hours. With these data, the total number of contagions in Cuba since March 2020 has increased to 33,484, and the death toll rose to 240, Dr. Francisco Duran, national director of Epidemiology at the Cuban Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP), said at his regular press conference.

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Cuba reinforces combat against Covid-19 and for development

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Cuba is currently strengthening the fight against Covid-19, while progressing in the implementation of the Economic Overhaul, and promoting priority programs for its socio-economic development. Recent measures adopted by the country’s leadership seek to guarantee an effective control of the health provisions aimed at fighting the SARS CoV-2 coronavirus outbreak.

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Made in Cuba: The challenge of conquering the market

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Ministry of Foreign Trade reports that a survey has been conducted in all provinces to identify potential exports, since every product or service placed on the world market, no matter the scale, provides needed hard currency. When we hear about a non-state economic actor venturing into import and/or export operations, almost automatically our mind associates such activity with agro-industrial products, equipment, accessories, raw materials….