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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.

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Science: A priority for Cuba’s development

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During activities taking place in the context of World Science Day for Peace and Development, the Cuban official stated that the policy will allow the country to attain important achievements in this sphere, as well as share experiences and contributions with the international scientific community.

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The struggle to temper the social costs of development

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If there is one country that has experience in eliminating poverty, it is Vietnam. The Southeast Asian nation is admired for its recovery following a devastating war, which has seen over 25 million people taken out of poverty in less than 20 years. Thanks to the implementation of the “Renovation” policy (Doi Moi), launched in 1986, the country experienced countless economic successes and is today reforming its strategies to become an industrialized country.