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Supporting working mothers

Hayde Franco Mesa R

A little more than two months have passed since the entry into force in Cuba of Decree-Laws 339 and 340, on Female Workers’ Maternity and the Modification of Special Social Security Regimes with regard to maternity protection, respectively.

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Cuba: Passionate about film

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Waning cinema attendance is a phenomenon affecting today’s film industry, as spectators abandon theaters, preferring to watch movies in the comfort of their own homes. In Cuba however, although the number of cinemas has been declining, there still exists a genuine passion for film.

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Díaz-Canel receives Prime Minister of the Republic of the Congo

Diaz Congo

The First Vice President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, held official talks this Monday, April 17, with the Prime Minister of the Republic of the Congo, His Excellency Clément Mouamba, who is currently undertaking an official visit to the island.

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International book fair concludes with tribute to Fidel

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The conclusion of the 26th edition of the 2017 Cuba International Book Fair in this city, which has since its beginning served as special tribute to its creator and number one supporter, Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro Ruz, saw the presentation by Cuban Minister of Culture Abel Prieto Jiménez of the special book, Exequias, Fidel Castro Ruz.

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The pride of having served Cuba

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At the Havana cinema located on the corner of 23rd and 12th streets, almost half a block from where Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro proclaimed the socialist character of the Cuban Revolution on April 16, 1961, the 56th anniversary of this historic date was celebrated.

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Increasing business opportunities

Cuba salud

Since 2014, Cuba has emphasized that its economic development largely depends on increasing the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate, which over the last decade has been steady at around 2%, almost half of the Latin American average over the same period. Analysis of international experiences demonstrates that economic progress requires a sustained growth rate

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Communism refuses to disappear in the United States

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The Communist Party USA (CPUSA) has been receiving membership requests ever since Donald Trump was elected President.U.S. citizens with Marxist ideas were among the first to organize following the October Revolution, while their party, founded in 1919, is soon set to celebrate its 100th anniversary.

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Honorary Chair for the study of Fidel’s thought created at the University of Havana

Almamater

The legacy of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, will be the object of systematic research at the University of Havana, following the constitution of the Honorary Chair in the study of his thought and work.

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The unity that strengthens us

Primero de Mayo

The activities that began yesterday, April 11, with the reading of the call to participate in this year’s May Day celebrations, will demonstrate the majority commitment of our people to the Revolution, stated Ulises Guilarte de Nacimiento, a member of the Party Political Bureau and secretary general of the Cuban Workers’ Federation (CTC), during a press conference in Havana.

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Six Cuban baseball players to feature in Can-Am League

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Yurisbel Gracial, Lázaro Blanco, Miguel Lahera, Alexander Ayala, Julio Pablo Martínez and Yordan Manduley will join the ranks of teams from the Canadian American Association of Professional Baseball (Can-Am) League, which kicks off May 8 through the first week of September, as part of a collaborative initiative between the Cuban Baseball Federation and the aforementioned organization.