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Cuban intelligence at work

Ciencia Cuba

Scientific and technological development is an inextricable part of the social project launched in Cuba in 1959.

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President Díaz-Canel visits major works underway in Mariel Special Development Zone

Canel Mariel

The President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, reviewed work underway at the Biotechnology Industrial Complex, the largest project within the Zone, where latest generation products will be manufactured.

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Where is Cuban science headed?

Ciencia

Efforts in the Cuban science through 2018 were aimed at making this sector a key element to generate wealth and advance toward the sustainability of the island’s socioeconomic model and technological sovereignty.

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Important socio-economic issues on Council of Ministers agenda

Reunio Consejo Ministros

Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez led a meeting of the Council of Ministers October 30, addressing issues related to economic and social affairs of the nation, including foreign investment, taxes, the state of accounts payable and receivable, progress of the Economic Plan,

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Foreign Investment and industrial development … more agility in the works

Mariel

Recent discussions at the country’s highest level, about the necessity of foreign investment truly becoming, as the law indicates, “a fundamental, active element in the development of certain sectors of the economy,” focused on the need for more creativity and agility in handling projects: some yet to be identified; others gathering dust in the portfolio of opportunities; and a few too many stalled in negotiations because of delayed paperwork.

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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

cuba agricultura

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

Expocuba industria ceballos

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

Cuba salud evento

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

Expo cuba

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.