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The Islazul hotel chain is set to grow

hotel Lincoln

“This 2019 is a big year for Islazul, full of commercial challenges and huge improvements to its facilities,” announced Rasiel Tovar Rodríguez, president of the hotel group, in a press conference.

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Díaz-Canel checks progress of foreign investment in Cuban tourism

turismo D Canel

As a good example of the impact of foreign investment, the President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, described tourism, a sector of the Cuban economy in which foreign investment first began.

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Bolivia: Before and after Evo Morales

Evo LInera

Many years ago, the man who has taken the Plurinational State of Bolivia to first-rate statistics in the economic and social arenas, was jailed on a military base in Copacabana, a town in the department of La Paz, close to the border with Peru.

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History and culture at Cuba’s Hotel Nacional

Hotel Nacional

Considered an eminent institution of Cuban history and culture, the Hotel Nacional, which has reached 88 years since its founding, is joining festivities for Havana’s 500th anniversary.

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We must achieve harmonious and sustainable development

Canel industria

“There can’t be any bad weather here,” stated Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez on considering the productive growth, diversification, efficiency, and competitiveness achieved by the Sur del Jíbaro Agro-industrial Grains Enterprise, located in this territory.

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The national economy needs productive chains

Diaz Canel Cienfuegos

The importance of production to substitute imports, and the integration of domestic industry via productive chains, was emphasized on several occasions by the President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, during a tour of the producer and distributor of glucose.

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Cuba categorically rejects the threat of activation of Title III of the Helms-Burton Act

embajada usa

On January 16, 2019, the United States State Department announced the decision to suspend for only 45 days the application of Title III of the Helms-Burton Act, “to conduct a careful review… in light of the national interests of the United States and efforts to expedite a transition to democracy in Cuba

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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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Cuba Aims to Exceed Five Million Visitors in 2019


Cuba intends to close 2019 with 5.1 million foreign visitors, representing its twelfth year of growth, predicted Tourism Minister Manuel Marrero.

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Cuban Economy in 2019: to Increase Efficiency and Productivity


The Cuban Government expects a 1.5 percent increase in the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2019, with slight recovery of the sugar industry and better performances in other areas such as construction, transportation and communications.