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Everything you need to know about the restoration of urban passenger transportation in the capital


With the reestablishment at dawn today of the confrontation service in the capital, Havana will begin the urban transport of passengers in correspondence to the new stage of flexibilization of restrictive measures . As reported in a press conference, interprovincial transportation for the rest of the country remains suspended for the moment.

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The United States government’s genocide targets the people of Cuba


During the closure of the National Assembly’s fourth period of ordinary sessions, December 21, President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez said: “In the 61st year of the Revolution they threw us to our deaths and here we are, alive. Without a doubt, 2019 was a year of great challenges, with an escalated imperialist offensive meant to provoke the economic collapse of the nation. Every Cuban must understand these realities, and be able to identify our historical enemy.

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Havana: Beautiful, sensitive, tenacious

Raul teatro

Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba; President of the Republic Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, and Party Second Secretary José Ramón Machado Ventura, attended the solemn session of the Havana Provincial Assembly of People’s Power on November 16, in García Lorca Hall of the city’s Alicia Alonso Gran Teatro.To honor the Cuban capital’s five centuries, the Provincial Assembly convened its first extraordinary session, which was also attended by Esteban Lazo Hernández, president of the National Assembly of People’s Power and the Council of State, as well as Vice President of the Republic Salvador Valdés Mesa.

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La Habana, 500 years of history and life


Original peoples, Black slaves, pirates, the French, British, Chinese, and Spanish, are only a few of the many who populated Havana in its early years. Christened by Diego Velázquez as the Villa de San Cristóbal, in 1519, the city became one of the most important in the so-called New World.

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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

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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.