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Valdés Mesa and directors of Cubana de Aviación hold fruitful exchange

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The encounter, led by the First Vice President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, Salvador Valdés Mesa, marked the end of a series of visits, which began May 17, to entities affiliated with the Ministry of Transport intended to stimulate exchanges at the grass roots level toward implementing the Economic and Social Policy Guidelines of the Party and Revolution, given the importance of air transportation to the country’s development.

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Successful investments on Villa Clara’s northern keys

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Thanks to Fidel’s foresight, Cuba has a resort pole like Jardines del Rey, on the keys along Villa Clara’s northern coast, where the 38th International Tourism Fair FitCuba 2018 took place.

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New tourist offers presented in FitCuba 2018

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International tourist arrivals worldwide have been steadily rising by about 3.5-4% over recent years. In Cuba, this figure had reached 16.2% by the end of 2017, representing not only a record for the island but also the difference between the growth of the sector in Cuba as compared to the rest of the Caribbean.

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Security, the key to tourist development in Cuba

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Tour operators, travel agencies, directors of airlines, journalists and representatives of the world’s top hotel chains, attending the International Tourism Fair (FITCuba 2018) – taking place in Cayo Santa María, highlighted the quality of Cuba’s leisure products and potential as a tourist destination.

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Cuba to host important biennial Cepal meeting

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Cuba will be the site of the 37th period of sessions of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (Cepal), hosting the regional organization’s most important biennial meeting, May 7-11 in Havana. The designation of Cuba as the host was agreed upon by member countries at the conclusion of the last period of sessions, held in May of 2016, in Mexico City.

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A snap shot of the last 10 years

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Over the last 10 years Cuba has undergone transcendental changes which have impacted the socio-economic life of the country. Although these transformations have not occurred at the pace hoped for – nor have the results expected over the short term been obtained – what has been achieved thus far has irrevocably placed Cuba on a complex path of restructuring.

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Strengthening national industries

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Work toward substituting imports by strengthening the role of national industries within the domestic market will be the focus of the Fifth National Trade Fair, open to all sectors of the economy and taking place May 7-23 at Havana’s Expocuba fairgrounds. In this sense, first deputy minister of Economy and Planning, René Hernández Castellanos noted that it is vital to fully exploit the potential of Cuban industry in order to meet the increasing demands of the economy.

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Havana’s Gran Manzana Kempinscki Hotel awarded architecture prize

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The Gran Manzana Kempinscki Hotel won the Versailles continental prize for architecture, in a ceremony held recently in Santiago de Chile, during which awards were also presented to outstanding stores, restaurants and shopping centers, reports Prensa Latina.

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International Fair Analyzes Innovations for Work Designs in Cuba

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A new day of business exchanges and exhibitions will characterize today the International Construction Fair in Cuba, FECONS 2018, where, among other issues, innovative design solutions will be addressed. The biannual meeting involves 26 countries, including Spain, Italy and Cuba, as most represented countries and others such as Hungary, Brazil, Panama, Mexico, which will interact with the 124 companies attending the PABEXPO exhibition site until April 6.

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The first requirement: To make the most of the land

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It is necessary to sow more, but also to harvest more; there are crops on which it is necessary to continue working to achieve greater or superior results. In the case of tobacco, for example, today an average of just over one ton per hectare is obtained, and it is necessary to reach two tons.