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Security, the key to tourist development in Cuba

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Tour operators, travel agencies, directors of airlines, journalists and representatives of the world’s top hotel chains, attending the International Tourism Fair (FITCuba 2018) – taking place in Cayo Santa María, highlighted the quality of Cuba’s leisure products and potential as a tourist destination.

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A snap shot of the last 10 years

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Over the last 10 years Cuba has undergone transcendental changes which have impacted the socio-economic life of the country. Although these transformations have not occurred at the pace hoped for – nor have the results expected over the short term been obtained – what has been achieved thus far has irrevocably placed Cuba on a complex path of restructuring.

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Strengthening national industries

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Work toward substituting imports by strengthening the role of national industries within the domestic market will be the focus of the Fifth National Trade Fair, open to all sectors of the economy and taking place May 7-23 at Havana’s Expocuba fairgrounds.

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Cuba joins two strategic health funds

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Dr. Francisco Durán García, national director of Epidemiology, described the signing of the Regional Revolving Funds for Vaccine Procurement and Strategic Public Health Supplies, between the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Cuban Ministry of Public Health

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Strengthening national industries

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Work toward substituting imports by strengthening the role of national industries within the domestic market will be the focus of the Fifth National Trade Fair, open to all sectors of the economy and taking place May 7-23 at Havana’s Expocuba fairgrounds. In this sense, first deputy minister of Economy and Planning, René Hernández Castellanos noted that it is vital to fully exploit the potential of Cuban industry in order to meet the increasing demands of the economy.

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The World Health Organization can count on Cuba

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More health, efficiency, an intersectoral approach, resilience to climate change and a greater Cuban presence in global health are the priorities of the new Country Cooperation Strategy for the 2018-2022 period signed by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the World Health Organization (WHO), and Cuba’s Ministry of Public Health.

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New medical services offered in 2018

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Cuba is among countries which provide the broadest access to healthcare, meaning a longer and better quality of life for its citizens, as well as more medical consultations and surgeries, and the application of new diagnostic methods and treatments through a nationwide healthcare system focused on constantly developing and improving knowledge.

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The first requirement: To make the most of the land

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It is necessary to sow more, but also to harvest more; there are crops on which it is necessary to continue working to achieve greater or superior results. In the case of tobacco, for example, today an average of just over one ton per hectare is obtained, and it is necessary to reach two tons.

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China and its challenge, looking to the future

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In China, they say Mao Zedong made the country free, Deng Xiaoping made it “rich,” and Xi Jinping made it a superpower.

The current Chinese head of state, and his vision of how the giant country’s productive forces can be unleashed, has had a great impact among citizens, and his leadership consolidated, at the head of the government and the Communist Party of China (CPC).

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Urban agriculture advances

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Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Party Central Committee and President of the Councils of State and Ministers, was congratulated for his contribution to urban and suburban agriculture on the 20th anniversary of the program and the 30th of organic gardens, in recognition of his initiative and support for the development of this effort.