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Results Validated for the First Round of Cuban Partial Elections

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To disclose the official results of the first electoral round, the president of the National Electoral Commission (CEN), Alina Balseiro, said the 89.88 percent of voters went to the polls on Sunday to elect delegates to the Municipal Assemblies of People’s Power (councilors).

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International Fair Health for All Concludes Today

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The 13th International Fair Health for All 2015 ends today at the Pabexbo fair grounds with the award ceremony to the best products and technologies, as part of the International Convention Cuba Health 2015.

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Cuba Opens US Basketball Camp

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The National Basketball Association (NBA) opened in this capital a sports Camp aimed at supporting the development of basketball in Cuba. Also protected by FIBA America and the local Federation, the event -being part of the Basketball without Border program- will end on Sunday, April 26, and provides a program of clinics and lectures for children, young basketball players and referees.

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Russia, Cuba Seek to Speed up Trade, Diversify Cooperation

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The Russian and Cuban governments are seeking today to give new impetus to the economic and trade relations with opportunities of trade and investments in great joint projects, within established interaction mechanisms. Almost six years have passed since the two countries signed a package of more than 30 agreements and memorandums in 2009, and ratified the strategic nature of ties between Moscow and Havana.

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New York Governor Considers Productive Visit to Cuba

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Governor of New York State, Andrew Cuomo described today as productive and mutually advantageous his two-day visit to Cuba accompanied by some 20 businesspeople. Little before his departure this afternoon, Cuomo said he will do everything within his reach to achieve lifting the economic, commercial and financial blockade that the U.S. keeps on the island for more than half a century.

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Cuban Foreign Minister Describes as Profitable His Visit to France

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Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez described as “extremely profitable” the official visit to France that concluded yesterday, as part of a tour of Europe. Rodriguez met on Monday, April 20, with French Minister of Finance and Public Accounts, Michel Sapin. They exchanged on the evolution of the bilateral economic-trade relations and the mutual interest in diversifying them.

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Today’s GOP is out of sync with Cuban Americans

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“I probably have six Cuban grandmothers, and ten Cuban mothers,” joked then-Florida governor Jeb Bush at the Cuban Liberty Council’s annual dinner 10 years ago, where he was the guest of honor. “You can always count on me to do what I can to make sure that the cause of a free Cuba is front and center in Washington.”

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French President Meets Cuban Foreign Minister

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French President François Hollande met today with Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez, who is on an official visit to this country.

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Cuban First Vice President Welcomes New York Governor

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Cuban First Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel welcomed today the Governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, who is heading a New Yorker trade delegation that is visiting this country.

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Cuba Readies for Partial Election Runoff

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The National Electoral Commission (CEN) is preparing since today for the partial election runoff in Cuba, to elect the delegates to the Municipal Assemblies of the People”s Power.
During the first round, held on Sunday, April 19, about 11,425 delegates were elected and some 1,164 should be chosen on April 26 in runoff, CEN president Alina Balseiro stated.