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Cuba committed to sustainable tourism

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It is becoming increasingly necessary to promote, and at the same time protect, the Planet’s natural riches, which is why the declaration of 2017 as International Sustainable Tourism Year, and the celebration, this coming May 22, of International Biological Diversity Day represent two ideal platforms from which to continue working toward this end.

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Cuban farmers reaffirm their commitment to boosting agricultural production

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On May 17, Cuban farmers, gathered in Matanzas, reaffirmed their commitment to increasing agricultural production and making a greater contribution to the updating of the country’s economic model in order to construct a prosperous and sustainable socialism on the island. This, according to Rafael Santiesteban, President of the National Association of Small Farmers (ANAP) speaking

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Increasing business opportunities

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Since 2014, Cuba has emphasized that its economic development largely depends on increasing the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate, which over the last decade has been steady at around 2%, almost half of the Latin American average over the same period. Analysis of international experiences demonstrates that economic progress requires a sustained growth rate

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Unleashing the Caribbean’s potential

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Cuba aspires to create joint associations with Caribbean countries, with a view to stimulating joint development by exploiting common factors, while respecting each nation’s culture and history, Cuban officials stated during a press conference held in the context of the High-Level Segment of the Association of Caribbean States ACS-AEC, taking place today, March 9, in the Cuban capital.

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Díaz-Canel visits sites of social and economic importance

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“With these centers we have recovered a step in pedagogical training that had been lost, one that is critically important,” said Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, first vice president of the Councils of State and Ministers, while visiting the Rigoberto Batista Chapman Pedagogical School in the municipality of Puerto Padre, Las Tunas province.

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Ecological agriculture in Cuba: Key to sustainability

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Cuban farmers are today betting on ecological agricultural techniques, using more environmentally friendly resources, focusing on food production as well as maintaining a balanced, sustainable ecosystem.

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The Asian bank competing with the IMF

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The emergence of the Asia-Pacific region as an operational center of the world economy is no secret. China’s strength among global powers, the solidity demonstrated by Japan and South Korea for years, and the rapid development of several emerging nations, make the easternmost continent the region of the future, where the largest movements of international capital are seen.

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Results of Victoria de Girón Socialist State Enterprise praised

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Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, first vice president of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, highlighted the encouraging production results of the Victoria de Girón Agro-industrial Enterprise, noting that the Socialist State Enterprise has the potential to become more efficient and continue consolidating its progress.

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Almost two decades promoting the world’s best tobacco

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The Cuban capital played host to the successful 19th Habano Festival (February 27-March 3), the largest annual international event for lovers of premium hand rolled cigars, which had as its main protagonists the H. Upmann, Montecristo and Quai D’Orsay brands.

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Cuba producing modern electric motorcycles

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The first 100, 60 volt LT 1060 electric motorcycles with a 1,000 Watt three phase motor and produced by the city’s Ángel Villarreal Bravo Industrial Enterprise, recently went on sale.