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The Sao Paulo Forum, Latin America’s political protagonist

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Over a quarter of a century after its creation, the Sao Paulo Forum continues to be an essential political protagonist in Latin America and the Caribbean, stated Communist Party of Cuba (PCC) Central Committee member, José Ramón Balaguer Cabrera, speaking July 16, during the inauguration of the 23rd edition of the event, which brings together progressive and leftist movements from the region.

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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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Deputies reject Trump’s Cuba policy

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The Cuban Parliament’s International Relations Commission issued a statement this July 11, as deputies meet to discuss the nation’s development in the lead up to the Ninth Period of Ordinary Sessions of the Eighth Legislature of the National Assembly of People’s Power (ANPP)

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Date set for new U.S. regulations on Cuba to be published

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The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the U.S. Department of the Treasury will publish new regulations regarding Cuba on September 15, reported the U.S.-Cuba Economic and Trade Council, July 10.

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Cuban deputies to debate almost 80 issues in parliamentary session

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Cuban deputies will gather to debate a total of 79 issues relating to the country’s socio-economic situation, prior to the Ninth Period of Ordinary Sessions of the Eighth Legislature of the National Assembly of People’s Power, to begin July 14.

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Development of agriculture noted

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Efforts to develop agriculture, and not lower expectations despite difficulties associated with the severe drought faced in the province for several years now, were noted yesterday, July 9, by José Ramón Machado Ventura, second Party secretary and a vice president of the Councils of State and Ministers, during a tour of agricultural sites here.

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Antillana Steelworks revitalized

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Increasing production is the watchword, at the José Martí Metallurgical Enterprise. Established with U.S. capital in 1957, Antillana de Acero, as the steelworks is still popularly known, first produced reinforcing bars for the companies of Cuban oligarchs.