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High demand products available in remote areas served by Plan Turquino

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The Ministry of Domestic Commerce’s policy for remote areas served by Plan Turquino is to prioritize the availability of high demand products for residents in all regions of the country, including industrial and personal hygiene items, as well as more economical lines generally sold in higher end retail outlets, explained Mary Blanca Ortega Barredo, Minister of Domestic Commerce, during a visit to stores located in this mountain municipality.

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An invaluable arm of our education

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An unexpected shine appears in the eyes of its first students, when they observe the young soldiers now attending the Revolutionary Armed Forces (FAR) military academy, the General Antonio Maceo Escuela Interarmas. Their pride in being part of this indispensable arm of Cuba’s educational system moved them yesterday, February 7, during the commemoration and military ceremony held on the occasion of the school’s 55th anniversary.

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Higher Education and the 2030 Agenda to be discussed in Havana

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Faced with the challenges of meeting the goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in the education sector, and in the context of the centennial of the Argentine university reform of 1918, Cuba will once again host researchers, academics and university professors, at the 11th International Congress of Higher Education, Universidad 2018, which will run February 12 through 16, in Havana’s International Conference Center.

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2018 Cuba International Book Fair approaching

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A bicycle piled high with books features on the poster for the 27th International Book Fair Cuba 2018, taking place in Havana February 1-11 and then across the country before ending May 13, in Santiago de Cuba.

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Cuba’s Federation of University Students celebrates its 95th anniversary

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On December 20, 1922, with the leadership of Julio Antonio Mella, and in the midst of the fight for university reform, an organization was born that today, more than nine decades later, continues to represent the dreams and aspirations of Cuba’s youth – the Federation of University Students (FEU).

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A school for the whole community

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The hustle and bustle of the early morning is inevitable. Parents hurry their children along so they don’t miss the morning assembly, while farewell kisses and the classic “behave yourself” complete the picture that characterizes the country’s primary schools.

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Former FARC Members Arrive in Cuba for Medical Training

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Some 200 young Colombians — mostly former FARC members and campesinos — arrived in Cuba to begin their studies at the Latin American School of Medicine as part of the offer made by Cuba after the peace accord between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia.

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The work of Cuban teachers recognized

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After reviewing the performance and results of the 2016-2017 academic year, Ena Elsa Velázquez Cobiella, minister of Education highlighted the “selfless and committed” work undertaken by Cuban teachers this year.

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Notes on middle school

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JUST a few weeks before the 2016-2017 academic year draws to a close, the Ministry of Education Middle School National Directorate released information on how schools at this level have performed.

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The University of Camagüey supporting international collaboration

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Over 200 professionals from Latin America, Africa, Europe, and Asia are currently undertaking their Masters and PhD studies at the Ignacio Agramonte Loynaz University of Camagüey (UC).