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Díaz-Canel tours recently renovated facilities in Havana

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Early this morning, August 28, The President of Cuba´s Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, today toured recently renovated educational facilities in Havana.The school will open its doors September 2 with an enrollment of 360 students and a full staff.

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A great effort to ensure the successful opening of 2019-2020 school year

A great effort to ensure the successful opening of 2019-2020 school year

The country has made a great effort to provide essential resources to guarantee a successful opening of the academic year. “Given the economic situation we face,” Education Minister Ena Elsa Velázquez Cobiella stated during a press conference, “we have insisted on savings, careful use of resources, and extending the useful life of everything we have in our schools, as tasks of the highest priority.”

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Some 200 young Colombians travel to Cuba to study medicine

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On August 13, a group of young Colombians traveled to Havana to begin their studies at the Latin American School of Medicine (ELAM), as part of an initiative of the Cuban government to support reintegration of participants in the country’s long conflict, with the signing of a Peace Agreement. The selection of the date was not a random decision; but rather intentional, to honor a person who conceived a new way of seeing medicine and turned a profession, which, like others under capitalism, was seen as a safe route to financial success for those who could pay for medical school, to a profession of service, dedication, and solidarity.

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An assignment for all

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“Cuban pedagogy is consistent with the legal system established in the Constitution of the Republic,” said Dr. Eugenio González Pérez, deputy minister of Education, in a dialogue with Granma on classroom studies of Cuba’s new Constitution proclaimed April 10, and recently approved laws on national symbols and elections.

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Schools: The life and soul of the Revolution

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Education is defended with commitment, soul, creativity, and by example, and with these convictions educators will march on May Day, said Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, during a National Seminar to prepare for the coming academic year, yesterday. The first session was devoted to analyzing the Ministry of Education’s (MINED) work in 2018.

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Raúl and Díaz-Canel attend inauguration of Amistad Cuba-Vietnam School for children with physical-motor disabilities in Santiago

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Speaking on behalf of parents, Aylin Torres stated that if anyone has the idea of ​​taking away the beautiful building, in an attempt to apply Chapter III of the Helms-Burton Act, they will be obliged to face the students themselves, parents, teachers, and other workers who will defend it unconditionally.

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We remain committed to a possible better world and we believe that the basis of that desire is education

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Speech by Miguel M. Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of the Councils of State and Ministers, at the closing of the 2019 International Pedagogy Congress, Havana International Conference Center, February 8, 2019, “Year 61 of the Revolution”

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Education is a priority in Cuba

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Cuban President attends inauguration of Pedagogy 2019, with 1,000 delegates from 43 countries in attendance. Education is a government and popular priority in Cuba, evidenced by the fact that this year, 23.7% of the budget is devoted to financing the educational system, which faces a constant struggle to improve quality

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Health and Education on government agenda

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Shortly after 3:00pm, yesterday October 18, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, began a two-day working visit in this municipality, accompanied by a government delegation.

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Prophesized and fulfilled

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“History will absolve me” is worthy of constant meditation… given the continuity of events that match the words, the announcement, the indication of the future, and the realization of what was said, what was affirmed one day in a narrow room in Santiago de Cuba, following the great happenings of July 26.