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Raúl receives President of Kenya

raul y Kenya

Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, yesterday March 15, received his Excellency Mr. Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya, who is making an official visit to the country.

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Partial analogue television blackout in Cuba will begin in July

Television analogica

The gradual transition from analogue to digital television broadcasting will begin in the Isla de la Juventud special municipality and five municipalities of Sancti Spíritus: La Sierpe, Jatibonico, Taguasco, Cabaiguán and the provincial capital. According to the schedule for the gradual transition from analogue to digital television (DTV) broadcasting in Cuba, the so-called “partial blackout” will begin it in July 2018.

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Havana is home to the most African embassies in Latin America

Fidel y Mandela

Despite the geographical distance and economic limitations, regionally Cuba is home to the most African embassies, a continent with which it shares many historic and cultural ties. With the opening of the Kenyan Embassy in the Cuban capital, set to take place this Friday March 16, there will now be 22 nations from Sub-Saharan Africa with diplomatic missions in the country.

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The deep roots of a nation

Plaza Maceo

“… Our generation received the heritage, the spirit of everything that other generations did: the heritage of Céspedes and Yara; the heritage of Agramonte, Calixto García, Máximo Gómez; the heritage of Maceo, the heritage of this singular, extraordinary act that was the Baraguá Protest” Fidel Castro Ruz

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Over 80 Countries to Attend Health Conference and Fair in Cuba


Experts from 83 countries will participate in the International Conference Cuba Salud 2018, to be held from April 23rd to 27th at the Havana”s Conference Center, said organizers today. The event, which will also be attended by 44 ministers of this field, is outlined as a forum for scientific discussion to exhibit progress and challenges in issues such as quality of care, international cooperation, medical training and comprehensive health care.

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Cuban Women with Greater Access to Land, UN Highlights


Cuban rural women are enjoying today greater opportunities for access to land and training, while implementing national policies that avoid gender discrimination. The Permanent Representative of Cuba to the United Nations, Ambassador Anayansi Rodriguez, stated that she is participating, along with a female delegation from that country

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Cuba Demands at UN-Geneva the End of US Blockade


Cuba”s ambassador at UN headquarters in Geneva, Pedro Luis Pedroso, demanded in this Swiss city the cessation of the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States, diplomatic sources informed today. During the 37th regular session of the Human Rights Council, the diplomat also demanded the return of the territory illegally occupied by the U.S. naval base in Guantanamo province, according to a statement.

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Export, a Priority for Essential Cuban Mining Project


The Castellanos Polymetal Project, considered the largest investment on Cuban mining in recent years is currently producing to export. A vessel with the lead and zinc concentrates obtained there departs every three days from the port of Santa Lucia, Pinar del Río, to that of Mariel, from where it is sent abroad, reports Granma newspaper.

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EU, Cuba work to Strengthen Relations, assured Mongherini


The European Union (EU) and Cuba are working today to strengthen bilateral ties based on respect and dialogue, assured the High Representative of the bloc for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini. During her speech before the regional parliament, the head of the European diplomacy stressed the importance of the first joint council with the Caribbean nation,

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Cuba to Show Diversified Offer at Paris Tourism Fair


Cuba will exhibit a diversified offer at the Paris International Tourism Fair, MAP 2018, taking place from March 15 to 18, industry authorities informed. It is expected a greater positioning of the island in France in order to diversify new products and modalities to market, such as diving, navigation, nature, tours, heritage cities, events and incentives, cultural and health tourism