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New leadership for a new era

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The Communist Party of China (CPC) presented the seven members of the 19th Central Committee’s Political Bureau Permanent Committee, who will guide the nation as it embarks on a new era.

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FIHAV 2017 open to the world

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The 35th edition of the Havana International Fair (FIHAV 2017) begins today in the country’s largest fairgrounds, Expocuba, with 25 pavilions hosting exhibitors. Prensa Latina reports that attending are close to 3,000 international entities, 37 delegations from Cuba’s trade partners, 19 led by ministries, and 50 chambers of commerce and promoters of world trade, along with 300 domestic companies and institutions from all branches of the economy.

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Cuba announces new migratory regulations

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New regulations announced October 28 incorporate suggestions made by Cubans residing in the United States and other countries. As part of the continuous, irreversible process of updating the country’s migratory policies, the Cuban government has approved the following measures, which will take effect January 1, 2018.

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Alleged sonic attacks

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This past February 17, the State Department and the U.S. embassy in Havana, reported, for the first time, to Cuba’s Foreign Ministry and diplomatic mission in Washington, the alleged occurrence of sonic attacks between November of 2016 and February, 2017.

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Cuba’s contribution to Festival movement recognized

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The strengthening of relations between Russia and Cuba during the recently concluded 19th World Festival of Youth, and Cuba’s contribution to the Festival movement, were the focus of discussion during a meeting between functionaries at the Russian embassy in Havana and the national leadership of the Young Communists League (UJC), along with a selection of Cuban delegates to the international Festival.

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Cuba and China sign agreements to promote economic and commercial ties

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The documents include framework agreements for China to provide concessional lines of credit for the repair and modernization of Cuba’s Electronics Industry Enterprise; an accord to expand the production of solar panels at the Ernesto Che Guevara Electronic Components Entity in Pinar del Río; and the launch of the fifth phase of the Technical Assistance for Agriculture in Cuba Project.

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The struggle against the blockade is a struggle for humanity

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Venezuela’s Minister of Communication and Information (Minci), Ernesto Villegas, stated that the struggle against the U.S. blockade imposed on Cuba for almost 60 years is also a struggle in defense of humanity.

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A school for the whole community

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The hustle and bustle of the early morning is inevitable. Parents hurry their children along so they don’t miss the morning assembly, while farewell kisses and the classic “behave yourself” complete the picture that characterizes the country’s primary schools.

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The great danger of the October Crisis

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It has been 55 years since the October Crisis, or as it is also known, the Cuban Missile Crisis, considered one of the most dangerous moments the world faced during the 20th century. Humanity must never forget that we were on the brink of a nuclear holocaust, above all to do everything possible to avoid the reoccurrence of a similar situation.

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Raúl presides interment ceremony of the remains of Carlos Manuel de Céspedes and Mariana Grajales

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The political act and military interment ceremony of the remains of Carlos Manuel de Céspedes and Mariana Grajales began this Tuesday, October 10, in the presence of Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers.