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Urban agriculture advances

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

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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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A close look at the country

Asamblea nacional D canel debates

Updated information on the latest portfolio of foreign investment opportunities was among the items on the agenda for work in commissions today, prior to the 10th period of ordinary sessions of the National Assembly, the last of the 8th legislature.

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Toward a more autonomous and efficient state enterprise sector

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Autonomy continues to be the key word driving efforts to transform and perfect the state enterprise system, while also taking steps to improve efficiency, by moving away from bureaucratic processes and top-down decision making structures.

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Collective, intelligent thinking to advance development

Asamblea Nacional debates

Cuba’s rich culture returned to the Havana International Conference Center, reflected in the National Assembly of People’s Power, December 19-20. On these two days, the body’s 10 standing committees known as Permanent Commissions met in work sessions to hear reports and debate, prior to the 10th period of ordinary sessions of the Assembly, the last of the 8th legislature.

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The nation’s reality and projections to be debated

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A comprehensive analysis of Cuba’s current situation begins today with deputies to the National Assembly of People’s Power meeting in working Commissions, prior to the 8th legislature’s 10th and last period of ordinary sessions.

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U.S. organization supports Cuba’s struggles

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In defiance of the U.S. government’s attempts to spread fear and discredit Cuba’s reputation as a safe country, members of the U.S. Non-governmental organization CODEPINK, visited the Caribbean island to show their opposition to the White House’s hostile policy. Speaking before national press outlets at the Havana headquarters of the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP), the activists condemned the criminal economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the U.S. on Cuba.

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U.S. announces new restrictions on trade and travel to Cuba

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The United States government announced November 8 new restrictions on U.S. citizens interest in doing business with and traveling to Cuba, as part of the Presidential Memorandum which reverses key aspects of the process of rapprochement between the two countries.

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Díaz-Canel receives Indian Minister of Commerce and Industry

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First Vice President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, received the Honorable Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Commerce and Industry of India, this Monday, October 30, who traveled to the island leading a large delegation of businesspeople participating in the 35th edition of the Havana International Trade Fair.

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Turnat 2017 concludes


The 11th edition of Cuba’s International Nature Tourism Event, Turnat 2017, was held in Baracoa, in the eastern province of Guantánamo September 26-30, and was devoted to the promotion of the island’s natural attractions and the consolidation of Cuba as a destination for nature tourism.