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Cuba will always support the just demands of Caribbean nations

Diaz Canel, Caricom

Speech by Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of the Councils of State and Ministers of the Republic of Cuba, on the occasion of the 39th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community, in Montego Bay, Jamaica, July 5, 2018 , Year 60 of the Revolution

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Nicaragua is now the target

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Masked individuals, armed with homemade mortars and bazookas, block avenues, close the main streets, attack state institutions, burn tires, start fires, loot and kill. To date, approximately 170 people have died as a result of the chaos and violence in Nicaragua. A powerful media campaign follows the events and more than that, openly promotes, falsifies, and multiples them.

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An ironic historical coincidence, 120 years ago

Barcos Guantanamo

On the eve of another Independence Day celebration in the United States, July 3 1898, underway in Santiago de Cuba was a naval battle, in which Cubans summoned all their courage and sacrifice, to finally win their independence, after so many years of struggle. Visible on the horizon was the achievement they had dreamed of for so long, for which so many lives had been lost: Cuba’s independence from Spanish colonialism.

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Foreign Investment and industrial development … more agility in the works

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Recent discussions at the country’s highest level, about the necessity of foreign investment truly becoming, as the law indicates, “a fundamental, active element in the development of certain sectors of the economy,” focused on the need for more creativity and agility in handling projects: some yet to be identified; others gathering dust in the portfolio of opportunities; and a few too many stalled in negotiations because of delayed paperwork.

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Learning from experience

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At dawn this Wednesday, July 11, on another extremely hot summer’s day, the Cuban President began a working visit to Matanzas to understand the situation on the ground in the province, and assess how the territory is overcoming the effects of Hurricane Irma and the heavy rains of Subtropical Storm Alberto.

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Without Evidence, US Insists on Branding Incidents in Cuba as Attacks

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The United States once again used the term attacks to describe alleged health incidents of US diplomats on the island, although without presenting evidence with scientific support to validate this accusation.

Yesterday, both countries held in Washington the fourth meeting dedicated to addressing issues of enforcement and compliance with the law, meeting in which the Cuban delegation urged the hostess to desist from the continued political manipulation of the issue of US officials.

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Principles: Congress of the Federation of University Students

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The fact that Cuban youth are the target of destabilization efforts, a strategy used by the United States now more than ever, was noted by delegates at the Ninth Congress of the Federation of University Students, recently concluded in Havana, where a fundamental theme discussed was political-ideological subversion, which has become a non-conventional war of symbols.

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Cuban President Oversees Recovery in Central Provinces

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Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel oversaw the achievements in the recovery after May”s heavy rains in the central provinces of Villa Clara and Sancti Spiritus, local television reported today. At a meeting with local authorities in Villa Clara, where agriculture, the road infrastructure, hydric facilities and houses were seriously damaged, the president insisted on the need to carry out all tasks with high quality and a firm hand against criminal activities.

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Cuban University Students’ Congress Opens Today

La Habana

The 9th Congress of the University Students” Federation (FEU) opened in this capital today to discuss issues such as teaching, social work and political-ideological commitment. In addition to the official opening of the Congress at Havana’s Convention Center, the structure of the National Council and the candidacy for the national secretariat of FEU will be presented and approved today.

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President Diaz-Canel Visits Cuban Central Province

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Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel today began a working visit to this central province of the country, recently arrived from the Jamaican city of Montego Bay. After attending the 39th Ordinary Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community, in Jamaica, Diaz-Canel began his first visit to this territory, after taking office on April 19.