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Díaz-Canel honors Bolivian national heroes

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In honor of Bolivia’s national heroes, the First Vice President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel, laid a floral wreath at the mausoleum where the remains of former President Andrés de Santa Cruz rest, on May 26.

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Raúl congratulates television and radio workers

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On a day like today, 55 years ago, the Revolutionary government made the decision to create what was at that time the Cuban Institute of Radio Broadcasting, to confront the slander campaign underway to sully the example of sovereignty, justice, and dignity that Cuba represented for the peoples of the world.

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Antillana Steelworks revitalized

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Increasing production is the watchword, at the José Martí Metallurgical Enterprise. Established with U.S. capital in 1957, Antillana de Acero, as the steelworks is still popularly known, first produced reinforcing bars for the companies of Cuban oligarchs.

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Cuba calls for the comprehensive protection of childhood and adolescence

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Our childhood is today more threatened than ever. Its longstanding and known enemies, such as poverty and disease, have been joined by others of a much greater impact. The number of children and adolescent victims of terrorism, the escalation of armed conflicts, and the increase in displaced persons are increasingly alarming.

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SADR President to arrive in Cuba

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The President of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, His Excellency Brahim Ghali, will arrive this afternoon on an official visit to the island.
During his stay, the distinguished visitor will hold official talks with Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers, and carry out a range of other activities.

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Heberprot-P arrives in the EU

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A delegation of Cuban health professionals arrived to Slovakia May 24, where they will offer assistance in the application of Heberprot-P, a unique medication developed by the island’s Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Center (CIGB) to treat diabetic foot ulcers, according to a report published on the Cuban Foreign Ministry website.

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Cuba calls for universal health coverage at WHO World Assembly

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“Cuba supports the strengthening of systems geared toward achieving universal health coverage, recognizing that health is a fundamental human right and at the center of public policies for sustainable development,” stated Dr. Roberto Morales Ojeda, Cuban minister of Public Health, during the World Health Organization’s 70th World Assembly plenary session, taking place at the body’s headquarters in Geneva through May 31.

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Cuba and Kenya sign medical cooperation agreement

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Cuban health authorities announced May 24, the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the island and Kenya, which seeks to establish medical cooperation in the African nation by the end of this year.

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Díaz-Canel leads delegation to inauguration of Ecuadorian President

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Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, first vice president of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers is leading a delegation to attend the inauguration of Lenín Moreno Garcés as President of Ecuador, taking place in Quito, May 24.

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Cuba’s sustainable development and support of Caribbean nations recognized

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Cuba’s ability to promote sustainable development was recently recognized by the UN’s Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, ECLAC. Diane Quarless, director of the organization, commented that Cuba is in the vanguard of economic thought and development efforts in the region.