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Fidel Castro Praises Nutritious Properties of Moringa and Mulberry

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Havana, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) The leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, praised again today the properties of Moringa Oleifera and mulberry plants as nutritious alternatives. Moringa, “originally from India, is the only plant that has every kind of amino acid. With proper planting and management, its green-leaf production can exceed 300 tons per hectare in a year. It has dozens of medicinal properties,” Fidel said in an article posted at the Cubadebate website, in response to a reader.

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Fidel Castro criticizes health rumours as fresh pictures emerge


Havana, Oct 22, (RHC), — Cuban Revolutionary leader, Fidel Castro criticized those who spread rumours about him being seriously ill in an article published Monday by Cuban media. Fidel Castro has insisted he is in very good health and can’t even remember “what a headache feels like”. Photographs of the revolutionary leader looking the picture of health, as he strolled around a farm wearing a straw hat and plaid shirt were also released on Monday.

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More than 7 million Cubans exercise their voting right: official report

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Havana, Oct 21, (RHC), — Until 14:00 local time of Sunday, more than 7 million 244 thousand people had exercised their voting rights in Cuba’s municipal elections, accounting for 82.65 percent of eligible voters. According to a report of the National Electoral Commission (CEN), Sunday’s vote has taken place without any irregularities, with the exception of occasional rains in some part of the national territory

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Cuba’s Migration Policy Updated

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As part of the work undertaken to update the current migration policy adjusting it to prevailing conditions in the present and the foreseeable future, the Cuban government has decided to forgo the required Travel Permit as well as the Letter of Invitation. Therefore, as from January 14th, 2013, it will only be necessary to submit the ordinary passport, duly updated, and the visa issued by the country of destination, in those cases when it is required.

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China Denounces U.S. Blockade against Cuba


Beijing, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) The failure of the U.S. blockade policy against Cuba for over 50 years and its intentions to isolate that country were stated in this capital by the island”s ambassador in this capital, Alberto Blanco . During a press conference at the Cuban embassy in Beijing, the diplomat denounced the Washington unilateral and punitive policy that will be submitted for the 21st time at the U.N. General Assembly on November 13.

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UN: Leaders Oppose Unilateral Measures

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United Nations, Sep 24 (Prensa Latina) The heads of State and Government of one hundred countries reaffirmed their rejection of the promulgation of unilateral economic, financial and commercial sanctions that prevent a full economic and social development. They said those actions particularly hit underdeveloped countries, according to a statement approved in a high level meeting of the UN General Assembly on the Rule of Law.

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Campaign for Release of the Cuban Five Continues

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Ciego de Avila, Cuba, Sep 7 (Prensa Latina) A campaign of solidarity with the five anti-terrorist Cuban fighters unfairly held in US prisons has started in this central province with a meeting between jurists and journalists.

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Cuba in front of Children’s Baseball World Venezuela-2012


Caracas, Aug 29 (Prensa Latina) Cuban baseball team held today in front of the child Mundialito VII of discipline held in Margarita, Nueva Esparta state, with four wins in five times at ground. Yesterday, the Cubans made 20 runs to beatcomfortably the Dominican 20-11, as did Mexico, second in the tournament, who won Colombia 3-0.

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Cuban Students’ Organization to Celebrate 90th Anniversary


Havana, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) Cuba”s Federation of University Students (FEU) will evaluate its work this week, as part of activities to celebrate its 90th anniversary in December, local media reported on Sunday. The program of actions on the FEU’s anniversary will include all Cuban universities, which will hold social, sports, cultural and recreational events, said the organization’s president, Carlos Rangel, quoted by the newspaper Juventud Rebelde

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Isaac Leaves Floods and Heavy Rains in Cuba


Havana, Aug 26 (PL) Light to moderate floods and rainfall throughout Cuba are the predominant elements in Sunday”s forecasts for Tropical Storm Isaac, which increased its strength after leaving Cuban territory. Rains persist on Sunday in most of the country, but they will be stronger and more intense from Camagüey to Guantánamo.