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Cuba’s food security in the field

Machado agricultura

Over the course of an extensive day of work, combing practically all the principal agricultural poles of the province, Machado Ventura verified, in situ, that the current priority of the population is just that: working without rest to alleviate the situation caused by the intense rains and the delays in planting these generated.

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How can we redouble the strengths of local development?

cuba cria pollos

Located in the irregular topography on the southern slope of the Lomerío de la Gran Piedra, with limited sources of water, “La Fortaleza” farm owes its name to the laborious hands and entrepreneurial spirit of Aida Dolz Mariño, a woman who arrived there with her family from the city 25 years ago.

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Cuba will continue counting our victories

Cuba pueblo

With its 62nd anniversary on the horizon, the Cuban Revolution is advancing. Facing enormous challenges, our nation is moving forward with the strength unity gives us, with daily effort, confidence and the people’s commitment to defend our conquests. Although we are living in exceptional times, the sons and daughters of this combative, generous island will not forego celebrating the date across the nation.

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ECLAC executive secretary recognizes Cuba’s leadership during its term as pro-tempore president of the body

Alicia-Bárcenas

Cuba, with a delegation led by President Miguel Díaz-Canel, will participate today, through the 28th, in the 38th Session of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), held for the first time online, due to the current health emergency, according to the Cuban Foreign Ministry’s website.

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Ten-point summary to understand the brutal tightening of the blockade against Cuba

cartel cubavs bloqueo

cartel cubavs bloqueoCuban report to the United Nations indicates that damages caused by this aggressive policy exceeded five billion dollars, between April 2019 and March 2020Our economy destroyed and our people divided. This is the objective of the U.S. government, which went to great lengths in 2019 and 2020 to exhaust and besiege Cuba.

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Varadero opens its arms to the world

Varadero

Staff at the beautiful Varadero beach resort, renowned worldwide for its natural attractions, addressed a few final details before welcoming their first international visitors of the season on October 25. Tourism authorities and entities that contribute in some way to the performance of the sector, reviewed every aspect of plans to offer safe, hygienic, high quality services.

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All scientific work must have an impact on the nation’s progress

Canel Santiago de C uba

As part of the Cuban government’s proactive insistence on increasing links between scientific work and the rest of the country’s productive sectors, to make concrete contributions to the national economy, the government visit led by President of the Republic Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez to Santiago de Cuba included in a discussion with directors, researchers, graduates and students at the Universidad de Oriente. The President learned how the institution of higher learning is playing a leading role in the province’s strategy to increase the food supply.

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To export, first produce with quality

Alimentos Villa clara

It is difficult to find an international visitor in Santa Clara who does stop by the Bormey Peanut House. Before the current pandemic, hundreds arrived every day, determined to purchase the delicious nougat sold there, to take to friends and relatives abroad.
Those with a sweet tooth in nations like Spain and Antigua & Barbuda, among others, will soon be able to purchase the famous peanut bars and other products based on the tasty, nutritious groundnut, without having to board a plane.

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The blockade has been tightened to an unprecedented, criminal level

pintura Bloqueo

In view of the effects caused of economic persecution by the United States government, with the blockade tightened to an unprecedented, criminal level, the second secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee, José Ramón Machado Ventura, stated in this city that production of the food the country requires, despite limited availability of inputs, is key to mitigating the effects of hostile U.S. policy. Presiding a review of agricultural programs being implemented in the province, Machado Ventura insisted on optimum use of all resources.

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40 contracts signed by Cuban exporters with non-state producers

Cuba exportaciones

“Since the effective date, more than a month ago, of rules governing relations between companies specializing in foreign trade services and non-state forms of management, 40 contracts have been signed to carry out some type of operation, in accordance with the country’s strategy approved to boost the national economy and place all players on an equal footing.” This is the news reported to Granma by Vivian Herrera, General Director of Foreign Trade at the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Investment (Mincex)