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Inauguration in Havana of the sixth International Cooperation Conference of the Association of Caribbean States


This Thursday the sixth International Cooperation Conference of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) was inaugurated in Havana, whose main objective is to discuss transformation and innovation in the Caribbean region. In the inaugural session were the Cuban president, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez; the president of the Council of Ministers of the ACS, Mario Adolfo Búcaro; the general secretary of the organization, Rodolfo Sabonge, as well as foreign ministers and ministers of the region.

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Activistas y organizaciones en EEUU piden a Washington levantar el bloqueo para recuperación de Cuba tras Ian


Activistas y organizaciones en Estados Unidos hicieron hoy un llamado al presidente Joe Biden para levantar temporalmente el bloqueo impuesto a Cuba y permitir la recuperación de la isla tras el paso del huracán Ian. Desde su cuenta oficial en Twitter, el movimiento Foro de los Pueblos informó sobre el comunicado urgente en la edición de este domingo del diario The New York Times para el cese de las medidas coercitivas de Washington y posibilitar la compra de suministros necesarios para la reconstrucción del país.

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This August 23 begins the sale of foreign currency in the Cuban exchange market


On July 21, the Minister of Economy and Planning announced in the National Assembly that a foreign exchange market would be implemented for the sale of foreign currency to the population with an exchange rate that is “economically based and where we can work with all currencies, including dollars.” cash”. As part of this process, the purchase of foreign currency began on August 4, at a different exchange rate than the official one. The Cuban ministers, Alejandro Gil Fernández, and Marta Sabina Wilson González, will explain the details.

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Monetary restructuring: Essential to transforming Cuba’s economy

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The complexities and objective conditions that make monetary and exchange rate re-ordering essential, were explained recently by Marino Murillo Jorge, Party Political Bureau member and head of the Policy Guidelines Implementation Commission, and Alejandro Gil Fernández, deputy prime minister and minister of Economy and Planning, during an appearance on the Mesa Redonda Cuban television program.

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First post-COVID tourists arrive in Jardines del Rey


Visitors express a high degree of satisfaction, during their first hours at the Pullman Cayo Coco Hotel. According to Iyolexis Correa Lorenzo, Ministry of Tourism representative in the province, the hotel can receive some 800 customers, that is 70% of the capacity, in accordance with regulations established for the current stage of the post-COVID recovery period.

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Cuba a Main Destination for Russian Tourists

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Cuba has hit record figures as a favorite destination for Russian tourists, with nearly 72,000 visitors so far this year, according to Cuban tourism officials in Moscow. At least 71,849 Russian tourists have visited Cuba this year, 139.96 percent over 2010 and 208.71 percent over 2009, the head of the Cuban Tourism Office for Russia and East Europe, Estefania Escobar, told Prensa Latina.