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Díaz-Canel sends condolences to the people of Guatemala

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Cuban President, Miguel Díaz-Canel, sent a message of condolences to the people and government of Guatemala for the loss of human life and destruction caused by a volcanic eruption on June 3. In a letter addressed to Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales, the Cuban head of state extended his condolences to the families of the victims.

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Another victory for Venezuela in the OAS

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The United States and Organization of American States (OAS), at the headquarters of the international body, or “Ministry of Colonies” of the United States of America, as former Cuban Foreign Minister Raúl Roa described it back in the early 1960s, continues to fail in its attempt to defeat Venezuela, and Cuba for that matter.

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A country that advances based on its roots

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The modification of a country’s Constitution entails the subsequent revision of its entire legal system and constitutes one of the most significant processes for its future, due to its scope and complexity. Hence the importance of the approval June 2 by deputies of the 9th Legislature of the National Assembly of People’s Power (ANPP) of the beginning of the constitutional reform process,

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Recovery efforts advance in provinces hit by heavy rain and flooding

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President of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, spoke via teleconference with Party and government authorities from the western and central provinces, to review recovery efforts in territories affected by recent heavy rainfall.

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Díaz-Canel receives U.S. Senator Jeff Flake and Google executive

Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, yesterday June 4, received U.S. Senator Jeff Flake and Google executive Eric Emerson Schmidt. During the meeting, the three discussed the state of bilateral relations between Cuba and the United States, as well as possible cooperative efforts of mutual interest. Accompanying the distinguished guests was the U.S. chargé de affaires

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The impact of heavy rains on Cuban agriculture

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Aware that they are in a race against time, campesinos in Pinar del Río, like all those in the western and central regions of the island, are working to address the impacts of the recent heavy rains in the province, which were continuous over almost three weeks. Preliminary evaluations indicate that 5,472 hectares of various crops were lost across the Vueltabajo region and around 9,000 hectares suffered damages.

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Why did Díaz-Canel make his first state visit as President to Venezuela?

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel shakes hands with Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro at the Revolution Palace in Havana

Nicolás Maduro was the first head of state to visit Cuba last April 21, after the election of a new President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, in an expression of the continuation of the Cuban Revolution. At that time the Venezuelan leader said that he had come to Cuba to renew hopes, dreams, and look to the future, toward greater economic integration and the strengthening of continental unity.

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You can count on Cuba, today and always

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With pride and reverence I begin to speak, as Martí said. I do so aware that, having been judged worthy of the Order of the Liberators of Venezuela, it is to Cuba, to Cuban men and women, to whom this immense honor is conferred.

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Council of Ministers reviews Cuban economy

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On May 29, Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, chaired a Council of Ministers meeting during which the performance of the national economy through April, and guidelines for the 2019 Economic Plan and State Budget were reviewed. The agenda also included issues linked to administrative corruption and the economic potential of the Union of Military Industries.

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Díaz-Canel interacts with authorities in provinces affected by heavy rain

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Cuban Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez interacted via a May 29 video-conference with authorities in central provinces, which have been severely affected by heavy rain associated with sub-tropical storm Alberto.

Several ministers participated in the meeting and presented preliminary information on damages, which will be clarified when flood waters subside.