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Cuban Foreign Minister Meets with US Senators


Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez met in Havana on Saturday with US Republican Senators Jeff Flake, Pat Robert and Susan Collins. The meeting between the head of Cuban diplomacy and the US lawmakers was held at the headquarters of the Foreign Ministry. The senators, who arrived in Cuba on Friday, visited the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment, the Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Center (CIGB) and the Cuban Civil Aeronautics Institute.

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Cuban Vice President Visits South Africa


Cuban Council of State Vice President Salvador Valdes will visit the Origins Center on Saturday, on the second day of his visit to South Africa. Valdes arrived here on Friday leading Cuba’s delegation to the 25th African Union (AU) Summit, whose high-level segment will be held on June 14-15 at the Conference Center in Sandton, Johannesburg. The Origins Center, in the University of the Witwatrersand, in Johannesburg, holds the history and anthropology of living cultures in this country, internationally recognized as the Rainbow Nation.

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Visita a Fidel la reverenda Joan Campbell


En la noche de este jueves, el líder histórico de la Revolución Cu bana, Fidel Castro Ruz, recibió a la reverenda Joan Brown Cam p bell, quien realiza una visita a nuestro país invitada por el Semina rio Evangélico de Teología de Matanzas. En la conversación fraternal sostenida, Fidel y la distinguida visitante trataron diversos temas en el clima de una amistad forjada du rante muchos años, y en los que Joan Campbell ha dado innumerables muestras de solidaridad hacia nuestro pueblo.

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15th International Ernest Hemingway Colloquium


In the prologue to his novel Green hills of Africa, Ernest Hemingway states, “The author has attempted to write an absolutely true book.” 80 years after its first publication, the International Colloquium bearing his name is once again attempting to generate a greater and more profound understanding of this important author of U.S. and global literature.

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A better world is not only possible, but necessary

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Miguel Díaz-Canel, First Vice President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, declared yesterday, June 11, during his remarks to the Peoples’ Summit, that not only is a better world possible, but in fact necessary for the survival of humanity. The event coincided with the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC)-European Union Summit, also held in Brussels.

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Salvador Valdés Mesa heads Cuban delegation to the 25th African Union Summit

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Salvador Valdés Mesa, vice president of the Council of State, is heading the Cuban delegation to the 25th African Union Summit, to be held on June 14-15 in South Africa. The Cuban delegation also includes Ana Teresita González Fraga, vice minister of Foreign Affairs; Juan Manuel Rodríguez Vázquez and Carlos Fernández de Cossío Domínguez, Cuban ambassadors to the African Union and South Africa, respectively; as well as other Foreign Ministry officials.

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Cuba calls for constructive dialogue between Latin America and Europe

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On June 9, Cuba’s First Vice President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Ca nel, highlighted the existence of differences and common challenges between Latin America, the Caribbean and Europe and called for a constructive dialogue between both regions.

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New areas of study next year

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During the 2015-2016 academic year, beginning in September, high school students in professional-technical programs (ETP) will have three new options: social work, textiles and spinning. Although enrollment in these areas of study will be available only in the provinces of La Habana, Villa Clara and Holguín, the additions reflect efforts to broaden training available to the country’s future workforce.

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CELAC-EU Condemn Blockade to Cuba and Support Colombian Peace Talks


Rejection to the US blockade against Cuba and support to dialog in Colombia were among the main topic in the inaugural address of the Summit of the Community of Latin America and Caribbean States (CELAC) and the European Union (EU). During the inauguration ceremony, European Council President Donald Tusk, announced the blocs decision to promote a trust fund to support post-conflict actions. Tusk praised the peace dialog being carried out by the government of President Juan Manuel Santos and the Revolutionary Forces of Colombia.

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Greek Premier To Meet with LatAm Leaders

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The office of the Prime Minister of Greece, Alexis Tsipras, released the agenda of meetings and interviews he is expected to hold with Latin American leaders in the next few hours during the EU-Celac Summit.
The Summit is to gather for two days in Brussels 60 leaders of the European Union and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (Celac) with the objective to strengthen bilateral political and economic relations.