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The blockade, congenital deafness and the language of the peoples

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If there is still someone who believes that the economic, commercial, financial blockade of Cuba is an exaggeration on the part of authorities here, they can refer to the latest episode in the implementation of this hostile policy described as genocidal. Gustavo Véliz, Cuba’s ambassador in Antigua and Barbuda, received notification from FedEx, a multinational courier delivery services company based in the United States.

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The OAS Martí foresaw

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In late 1889, the government of U.S. President Benjamin Harrison organized the First Pan American Conference, which would mark the launch of U.S. “Pan-Americanism,” from then on expressed as the country’s economic and political domination of the Americas under the pretext of “continental unity.” It was a revival of the Monroe Doctrine of December 2, 1823 just as U.S. capitalism was driving forward imperialist expansion.

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Havana International Guitar Festival and Contest

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Jesús Ortega, president of the 15th Havana International Guitar Festival and Contest, noted, “Any event that brings together global figures such as Gismonti, Pepe Romero and Eliot Fisk, is of enormous importance, because they are role models, not by copying them, but for their world class performance, even of the simplest things.”

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Cruise ship tourism on the rise

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Cruise ship tourism is on the rise in Cuba. Last year the port of Havana received some 328,000 passengers, with 500,000 expected this 2018. Such figures reaffirm travelers’ confidence in Cuba as a safe and attractive tourist destination which – as of May 18, and despite the impact of Hurricane Irma, the tightening of the economic blockade imposed by the United States

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Commission developing draft proposal of a new Cuban Constitution continues work

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Led by its president, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Party Central Committee, and with the participation of President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez and Second Party Secretary José Ramón Machado Ventura, the commission created to develop the first draft of a new Constitution met in several busy sessions over the past week

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Cuba launches medical collaboration with Kenya

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Some 101 Cuban doctors arrived in Nairobi, Kenya on the morning of June 8, to begin offering medical services in the country. The historic initiative comes after Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, made an official visit to the island in March, 2018. The “army of white coats” features doctors specializing in various fields who will be supporting the work of Kenya’s healthcare institutions throughout the country.

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Pompeo at the OAS: Remake of an old drama

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The United States is once again demonstrating an outright stance of heightened interference in the countries that make up the region that Martí referred to as Our America. This time it was the debut, in the theater of operations that is the OAS, of Mike Pompeo, Secretary of State of the nation in which the most people believe in the existence of angels, as told in the U.S. political drama seriesThe Newsroom.

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Insurance, a safeguard for the national economy

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Hurricane Irma was possibly the most devastating weather phenomenon to ever hit Cuba. Not only did the storm cause substantial material damage, affecting some of the country’s most important industrial and tourist zones, but also had a severe impact on the national economy.

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Working on solutions with popular participation

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The experience in the provinces of Mayabeque and Artemisa offers an extraordinarily beneficial model for Cuba, especially regarding the separation and delimitation of different functions, which should lead to more coherent processes and comprehensive results.

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Machado Ventura receives a delegation from the Broad Front of Uruguay

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In a fraternal atmosphere, noted were the excellent relations between the FA and the PCC and between the governments of the two countries; and the two sides exchanged views on the current political situation in the region and the world; in addition to other international affairs. During the meeting, the Uruguayan party reiterated the readiness to attend the São Paulo Forum, due to take place in Cuba July 15 through 17, as a further effort to achieve Latin American unity.