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The lost pages of Che’s diary

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IN 1968, the year after Ernesto Guevara de la Serna’s assassination, the first edition of El Diario del Che en Bolivia (Che’s Bolivian Diary) was published in Cuba. This edition lacked 13 pages that had been censored by the Bolivian military.

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Cuban farmers reaffirm their commitment to boosting agricultural production

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On May 17, Cuban farmers, gathered in Matanzas, reaffirmed their commitment to increasing agricultural production and making a greater contribution to the updating of the country’s economic model in order to construct a prosperous and sustainable socialism on the island. This, according to Rafael Santiesteban, President of the National Association of Small Farmers (ANAP) speaking

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Notes on middle school

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JUST a few weeks before the 2016-2017 academic year draws to a close, the Ministry of Education Middle School National Directorate released information on how schools at this level have performed.

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Cuban Foreign Minister begins official visit to Greece

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Cuban Foreign Minister, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, arrived in Athens this Friday, April 21, on an official visit to the European nation, reported Prensa Latina.
Rodríguez was received at the airport by the Director of the Department of Protocol of the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Aglaia Balta.

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Machado Ventura highlights importance of neighborhood debates

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Speaking in Havana on April 19, José Ramón Machado Ventura, second secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC) Central Committee, expressed his confidence in the success of the second phase of the National Debate on Patriotic and Anti-imperialist Duty, set to begin over the coming days.

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Cuba and the magic of its cities

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It is the architectural diversity of Cuban cities which make them so magical; with a wide array of styles spanning five centuries; featuring colonial and pre-baroque buildings as well as others from the modern and post-modern era.

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Fidel’s role in Playa Girón recognized

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Fidel’s example of integrity and morale, the determining factor in Cuba’s triumph at Playa Girón, was recognized during an act celebrating the 56th anniversary of this historic event which has come to symbolize the heroism of the Cuban people.

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Chronic non-communicable diseases remain the leading cause of death in Cuba

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“The mortality rate due to chronic non-communicable diseases is the highest, with 731.4 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants,” states the Health Statistics Yearbook, in its 45th edition, with updated information until 2016, and recently published by the Directorate of Medical Records and Health Statistics of the Ministry of Public Health of Cuba.

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Céspedes honored on the 198th anniversary of his birth

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This April 18, on behalf of all Cubans, the people of Santiago de Cuba paid tribute to the man who initiated the nation’s independence struggles, Carlos Manuel de Céspedes, on the 198th anniversary of his birth in Bayamo.

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Over 1,300 families living in remote areas receive building supplies

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A total of 1,379 families living in remote areas, whose homes were completely destroyed by Hurricane Matthew, have to date received essential materials to rebuild their houses. The state has provided families with 18 zinc roofing panels, 20 bags of cement, a sink, cables and screws for those living in areas with electricity; while beneficiaries themselves are responsible for obtaining wood, sourced primarily from palm trees and others brought down by the storm.