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Title III and the bitter drink of Bacardi

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Don Facundo Bacardi’s heirs crashed drinks on April 17, when both John Bolton and Michael Pompeo announced the full activation of Title III of the Helms-Burton Act. It was the longed-for completion of their most perverse project against Cuba, to which they dedicated plenty of resources and lawyers.

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Cuban government approves measures to boost the economy

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The Council of Ministers, led by its President, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, has approved a group of measures to launch an economic strategy based on taking maximum advantage of domestic capacity and human potential within the country.

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Trump knows about war, but nothing about solidarity

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President Donald Trump shows no signs of ending his unfounded accusations of Cuba. In a June 20 interview on Telemundo – his first on Spanish language television – he stated, “Do you see what is happening in Venezuela? It’s awful. And do you know who is primarily responsible for the problem? Cuba. They have 25,000 soldiers there.

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To confront the Helms-Burton Act everyone must do their part

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The best response to the Helms-Burton is for everyone to do their part, stated
Esteban Lazo Hernández, president of the National Assembly of People’s Power, to conclude debate on the new draft Electoral Law among deputies from the provinces of La Habana, Mayabeque and Matanzas, as well as the Isle of Youth special municipality.

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Why Cuba needs a new electoral law

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What will the approval of a new electoral law mean for Cuba? What reforms will it include? What positive experience of previous electoral processes will be considered? What challenges will its implementation pose?

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The United States has no authority to judge Cuba’s performance against trafficking in persons

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n June 20, 2019, the US State Department added Cuba to the lowest tier in its 2019 Trafficking in Persons Report. The Report claims that “Cuba does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking and is not making significant efforts to do so.”

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Is Diabetes actually the eighth cause of death in Cuba?

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Although the data from the 2018 Statistical Yearbook of Health, place diabetes as the eighth cause of death in Cuba, specialists insist on not losing sight of the fact that this condition constitutes an important risk factor for the diseases currently topping the list.

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The Helms-Burton is also illegal within the United States

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The willingness of the Cuban government to find a solution to the issue of compensation for expropriated properties through a civilized dialogue and on the basis of the respect and sovereign equality of States, was reaffirmed on December 24, 1996

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Raúl Castro and Díaz-Canel participate in tribute to Cuban hero Máximo Gómez

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THE first Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee, Raúl Castro, and President Miguel Díaz-Canel presided the political act and military ceremony commemorating the 114th anniversary of the death of independence hero Máximo Gómez, in Havana.

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Cuba will never negotiate under pressure or threats

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President Miguel Díaz-Canel said that Cuba will never negotiate with the United States under pressure and threats, in clear opposition to the aggressive policy dictated by the Donald Trump government against the Caribbean country.