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Involving everyone in the commemoration of Havana’s 500 years

Habana aniversario

Involving everyone, the population as well as national, provincial, and municipal entities, in efforts to commemorate the 500th anniversary of Havana is a challenge, but the key to a better realization of the project.

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Quality services and care must define public health institutions

Servicios salud reuni´´on

It is possible that on occasion insufficient financial resources are available to carry out some efforts, but what can never be lacking in Cuba’s public health institutions is attention to detail in services offered, and care of medical equipment and facilities to prevent their unnecessary deterioration.

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Cuban President leads analysis of the country’s employment and investment programs Díaz-Canel describes the two areas as critical to the nation’s development

diaz reunion empleo

As part of his regular review of some 20 high-impact programs, Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez led an analysis of the employment situation in the country and the status of several investment projects underway in different provinces.

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Provincial Party Committees in Holguín and Havana elect new leaders

La Habana cambio Primera secretaria

On the request of the Party Political Bureau, the Provincial Party Committee in Holguín, meeting in a plenary session, agreed to free Luis Antonio Torres Iríbar as its first secretary, and in his place elected Ernesto Santiesteban Velázquez, who has served as a professional member of the Provincial Executive Bureau for the past seven years.

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Díaz-Canel leads Havana support group

Diaz Canel La Habana

The President of Cuban’s Councils of State and Ministers participated in a meeting of the national leadership group established to support the capital, emphasizing that the population must feel the impact of efforts and participate in the resolution of problems.

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Díaz-Canel tours sites of social and economic importance in Havana

Diaz Canel en La Habana

Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, toured sites of social and economic importance in Havana, yesterday May 16, as part of a two day visit the Council of Ministers is conducting in the capital to assess progress on resolving a number of pressing issues. He was accompanied by Mercedes López Acea, Political Bureau member and first secretary of the Party’s Havana Provincial Committee, and Reynaldo García Zapata president of the Provincial Assembly of People’s Power.

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For a more beautiful, orderly city

Diaz Cannel Habana

A broad program including Havana’s 15 municipalities is underway to reach the 500th anniversary of its founding with a more beautiful and orderly city, and make the date one of the most important events of 2019.

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The Havana Malecón preparing to reopen

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After two weeks of intense work to repair damage caused by Hurricane Irma to Havana’s Malecon, parts of the avenue and its surrounding areas are set to reopen October 1. The avenue is closed due to repair works currently underway, stated Raúl Díaz Guadarrama, director general of the National Roads Administration Center, speaking to ACN.

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Almost two decades promoting the world’s best tobacco

Habanos

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 witnesses story of understanding and peace

Francisco y kiril habana

HAVANA is once again the scene of dialogue and understanding. This afternoon, February 12, after an affectionate greeting, the leaders of the Catholic and Russian Orthodox Churches held a private meeting and signed a joint statement, in a ceremony witnessed by President Raúl Castro.