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Urban agriculture advances

Agriculktura urbana

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.

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Internet: The same for rich and poor?

Internet informacion

As early as the 1960s, the U.S. Department of Defense had a system that allowed multiple computers located at different universities and research centers in the country to communicate in a single network – the embryo of the great interconnection of networks that we know today as the internet. However, it was not until 1993 that the World Wide Web was put in the public domain.

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A mega-project in the heart of Cuba

Mega proyecto Mayari

The impressive mass of water in Mayarí reservoir (354 million cubic meters) and the dam that holds it back – unique in the country given its height and wall of impermeable concrete – make clear that the East-West Diversion is a mega construction project, evidence of the country’s technical ability.

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Maisí: Where the sun rises first

Maisi

The population of this easternmost point of Cuba lived practically isolated for centuries, in the most terrible economic misery, with almost complete illiteracy due to the lack of schools and teachers, with scarcely a doctor in its vast geography, without roads or transport, without social infrastructure or utilities, and with housing in very poor conditions

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Thanks to the Revolution new facilities open in the Isle of Youth

Isla de la Juventud desarrollo

This island is known among the archipelago’s many as the site of the infamous Presidio prison, but it is much more. It has always been more, but the Revolution made it visible. This potential is evident today in various projects currently underway, as Vice President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez noted during a visit here, which included a stop at the children’s theater La Toronjita Dorada, where he emphasized the quality of restoration work done and the young actors’ enthusiasm.

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We will continue to advance along the path freely chosen by our people

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Speech by Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee and President of the Councils of State and Ministers, during the closing of the 9th period of ordinary sessions of the National Assembly of People’s Power 8th legislature, in Havana’s International Conference Center, July 14, 2017, Year 59 of the Revolution

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Full agenda for deputies

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The ninth period of ordinary sessions of the National Assembly’s Eight Legislature is taking place today in Havana’s International Convention Center. Discussion of the proposed Terrestrial Waters Act; analysis of progress made on the National Economic Plan during the first half of the year; a review of state plans to confront climate change; and approval of the close-out report on the 2016 budget

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Charting a course for the future

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After three days of work in commissions, deputies are today discussing updates on the Digitalization of Society Program and the proposed Terrestrial Waters Act, and meeting in geographical groups.

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Deputies set sights on the nation

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With the purpose of reviewing and debating issues of great importance to the country’s development, the National Assembly’s (ANPP) 10 standing commissions met July 10-12 in the Havana International Conference Center, prior to the Ninth Period of Ordinary Sessions of the Eighth Legislature of the ANPP, to be held on July 14.

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The work of Cuban teachers recognized

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After reviewing the performance and results of the 2016-2017 academic year, Ena Elsa Velázquez Cobiella, minister of Education highlighted the “selfless and committed” work undertaken by Cuban teachers this year.