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2018 Cuba International Book Fair approaching

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A bicycle piled high with books features on the poster for the 27th International Book Fair Cuba 2018, taking place in Havana February 1-11 and then across the country before ending May 13, in Santiago de Cuba.

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Cuba’s Federation of University Students celebrates its 95th anniversary

FEU aniversario

On December 20, 1922, with the leadership of Julio Antonio Mella, and in the midst of the fight for university reform, an organization was born that today, more than nine decades later, continues to represent the dreams and aspirations of Cuba’s youth – the Federation of University Students (FEU).

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The nation’s reality and projections to be debated

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A comprehensive analysis of Cuba’s current situation begins today with deputies to the National Assembly of People’s Power meeting in working Commissions, prior to the 8th legislature’s 10th and last period of ordinary sessions.

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The Great October Socialist Revolution marked a new era for humanity

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Today, in some media there is a tendency to diminish the importance of the Revolution that led to the founding of the world’s first socialist state and opened a path of hope, giving way to a new social regime that would show that a world free of exploiters and the exploited was possible. Attempts are made to diminish and even disregard the role played by its eminent leader, Vladimir Ilich Lenin.

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U.S. organization supports Cuba’s struggles

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In defiance of the U.S. government’s attempts to spread fear and discredit Cuba’s reputation as a safe country, members of the U.S. Non-governmental organization CODEPINK, visited the Caribbean island to show their opposition to the White House’s hostile policy. Speaking before national press outlets at the Havana headquarters of the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP), the activists condemned the criminal economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the U.S. on Cuba.

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U.S. announces new restrictions on trade and travel to Cuba

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The United States government announced November 8 new restrictions on U.S. citizens interest in doing business with and traveling to Cuba, as part of the Presidential Memorandum which reverses key aspects of the process of rapprochement between the two countries.

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Foreign investment opportunities in Cuba

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Transforming the economy and achieving a prosperous, efficient and sustainable society is Cuba’s aim. In order to do so, foreign investment is a fundamental source of development and an essential part of the country’s current strategy, stated Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment, Rodrigo Malmierca Díaz, during the presentation of the latest edition of the country’s Portfolio of Foreign Investment Opportunities 2017-2018, as part of the 35th Havana International Fair.

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Elections corresponding to our times

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On November 26, the municipal assembly elections will see a strong turnout from our people, especially since the day is preceded by the first anniversary of the death of Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro Ruz, the greatest architect of the Cuban electoral system.

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Raúl receives senior official from the Communist Party of Vietnam

Raul y Vietnam

On the afternoon of November 6, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee, received compañero Vo Van Thoung, a member of the Political Bureau and Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Secretariat and president of its Propaganda and Education Committee, on an official visit to the island.

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A new chapter of relations between Cuba and the EU

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Cuba and the European Union opened a new chapter in bilateral relations after the Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement (PDCA) between the two parties provisionally entered into force, this November 1.