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Taking advantage of national industry and its potential

Cuba biofarma

We are going to better consolidate, advance, and defend national industry, import less,” stated Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, on May 28, during a Council of Ministers meeting, in which the highest leadership of the Party and government in all provinces and municipalities participated via videoconference, according to reports on the Cuban Presidency’s website.

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Modern ecological cement plant begins production

PLanta de carbon Cuba

The first low carbon cement plant (LC3) of its kind in the world, began operations at Las Villas Marta Abreu Central University, with Comandante de la Revolución Ramiro Valdés Menéndez on hand, a Political Bureau member and vice president of the Councils of State and Ministers.

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Seeking initiatives to boost the economy

canel recorrido

The Council of Ministers, headed by President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, began a government visit to the province of Holguín on Wednesday.

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Efficiency: a challenge for the pharmaceutical industry

Diaz en biotecnologia

To ensure stability in the basic supply of medications and reduce shortages, on April 8, President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez called for greater efforts to replace imports with domestic products and incorporate new ones; diversify markets and meet with export projections; while strengthening the investment process – despite the complex financial context – to increase productive capacity.

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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.